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Adding Colour To Vintage Photographs and Postcards

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Postcards and photographs always capture memorable times. Especially vintage ones, through time, it adds extra nostalgia. Meet modern embroidery artist Francesca Colussi Cramer, where she would embroider colourful cross stitches to enhance found vintage ephemera, from photographs and including postcards. Not only does the cross stitching add a very modern vibe to it, the stitching and the colours further enhances the depth of the postcard and tells a more rich story.

The vintage photographs and postcards include themes of a wedding, countryside landscapes and portraits.

P.S. We love the details of Francesca’s work, not only the front is beautiful, the back where you can see all the stitches and the thread are sew cool!

Hungry for Mondrian Bento Box

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We love bento boxes - a lunch box filled with normally the freshest combination of ingredients of the day to create the most scrummy meal. Normally it will include a combination of savoury dishes and a small dessert together within the lunch box.

Here, we are absolutely hungry for this bento box created by Yum Tang, a visual designer / food photographer in Beijing, China. As part of her collaboration with the IBM Thinkpad laptop, she has created a colour rich quirky and fun Mondrian colour Bento lunch box to be displayed onto the laptop.

The Mondrian bento box contains ingredients from that are vibrant in colours, from bright red watermelon, coral orange salmon to contrasting white noodles and rice along with some purple sweet potatoes all neatly lined up in a mondrian styled square and rectangle shaped cubicles within the lunch box.

Based on the shapes of the ingredients in the Bento box, we love how Yum has utilised the shapes and colours of the ingredients and translated them to digital prints.

We are so hungry for it both in colour and taste.

Behind the scene ink sketch preparation for creating Mondrian Bento Box
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japanese bento box in Mondrian Style
Mondrian art print in photography vs in graphic design print format

Magical Pastel Buildings

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Hop on this magic carpet and see lovely pastels colours from peach, pink, lilac, mint, turquoise, blue hues on historical Indian buildings. We have officially landed on planet pastel.

Beautiful pastel photography of buildings that captures the intricate architectural details of India, and tile patterns by London based photographer and stylist Marioly Vazquez. Please take us there now!

British Chocolate Bars Cross Section

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Cross sections of some of our favourite chocolate bars including a Snicker, a Crunchie, a Twix and a Flake.

As Charles M. Schulz, creator of Peanuts once said “All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.” 

Here's our favourite little bits of chocolate snapped in photo format. In the event we run out, having a photo of our favourite chocolate bar, hopefully, help curb the cravings.

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