Stranger Than Fiction

Stranger Than Fiction : An Inspiration Blog about art/design/decoration

04 février 2010

6 Bug Prints In A Gift Box... and more!

Hello Lovelies! Forget christmas, forget Valentine's day. They are some things that I just want to be gifted now! So... Gimme gimme gimme some bugs-in-a-box! And if you're not into bugs, try the butterflies series, they're awesome! The two boxes mixed together fit oh-so-well over a big sofa... Also of note on the entomology front, a wonderful house tour-cum-interview of bugheart, of flickr fame. Check it out at the sfgirlbybay blog! enjoy! -Beautymist.
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09 décembre 2009

Exotic Insects As Inspiration

Hello, I wanted to share with you some beautiful pictures of nude males... insects! LOLThey are my daily inspiration. Please open your mind to their natural beauty, and don't say "yuck, bugs!" (All images from the "Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, France", found via MSN Entertainment). Enjoy!-Beautymist.
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04 novembre 2009

Wunderkammer Art

Hello Lovelies! I wanted to tell you about my own vision of Wunderkammer Art, what Leah at ApartmentTherapy calles "decorating with biology charts" (see below for link), but my computer is down and I'm writing to you guys from a cyber-café... So here goes a couple of interesting links on the subject... My own vision will have to wait. ApartmentTherapy says:"Inspired by Leah's recent post about decorating with biology charts, we wanted to share with you our own favorite source for old botanical and natural history... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2009

Funny Things Happen

Hello, A Dresser with Framed Insects (photo source unknown). Just when i was thinking of the new "bug decor" category, on September the 4th, sfgirlbybay and d*s, two of my fave blogs (they're daily reads, actually) happen to mention bugs the exact same day! First, let me mention the guest post by Amy Azzarito at d*s: she was talking about Wedgewood porcelain, but i happened to spot the beautiful butterflies in the cabinet! Have a look: Second, there was Victoria mentioning "weird science" on an pretty... [Lire la suite]
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04 septembre 2009

It's Time to Decorate with Bugs!

Hello Lovelies, it's me again! I've been thinking lately, especially after featuring here yesterday this amazing apartment found on ApartmentTherapy... Fact 1: I love home decor... obviously!Fact 2: I love bugs, yes, insects. I draw them. Butterflies, dragonflies, scarabs, you name it! They're beautiful! So why not decorate with bugs?! I think this new category will be dedicated to:1: My bug art. So I'll share my love with you.2. Examples of beautiful homes decorated with insects (be it fabric pattern, real insects dried and... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2009

A House Tour Not to Be Missed!

I really love these vignettes from Tara's and Ari's home, seen at ATNY. I love the bugs collection. It adds a nice touch to a modernist interior. Enjoy!-Beautymist.
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