Kathy Knaus has recently been discovered for her creative capabilities with cakes. She designs everything from sugary sushi rolls to a scaled-down fashion studio, but her most exceptional work is her multi-tiered library cake. In this fabulous creation, Knaus has hand-designed the interior section of a public library.

The miniature display features a tiny table, with two gumdrop reading lamps, and a…

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These days, finding a message in a bottle seems like something out of a storybook. But this heartwarming tale is a real life experience that took place just recently along the shores of California. While some friends were fishing, they came upon a glass bottle that had washed up on the sand. Upon closer inspection, they discovered that it had a message sealed inside.

Finding that the bottle was…

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On August 24th, Patrick the Australian common wombat celebrated his 29th birthday. While that might not sound that old, this occasion means that the adorable marsupial is the oldest living wombat in the world. Patrick has been at the Ballarat Wildlife Park in Victoria since 1986 and garnered much attention since that time.

A wombat’s life expectancy is between 15 and 20 years old. In…

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In the spring of 2013, Connecticut-based carpenter Dave Herrle completed the Wee House, a beautiful cabin nestled in the woods of Westbrook. The project was imagined on New Years Day with Herrle and his then-fiancé (now wife) moved in by the first week of May. Impressively, he built the entire thing for under $4,000 and without the use of electricity. 

The…

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Doesn’t this look fun? NightSUP, a Miami-based company, has put an exciting twist on stand-up paddleboarding by lining their boards with a strip of LED lights. So, when it’s dark on the beach, you now have the glow of your paddleboard as you maneuver through the water.

A unique experience is an added benefit of these boards. Originally, they were designed to…

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London design studio Michael & George add a bit of whimsy to the average floor lamp with their creation called the HB Lamp. The nearly six-foot-tall light takes the shape of an oversized pencil with its illumination coming from the eraser and a power cord extending from the sharpened tip. Adding to the lighthearted nature of this product, they’ve crafted it so that the black cord creates…

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Beautiful Scarves Give You Wings Like a Bird

Shovava, meaning "cheeky" and "playful," is a unique line of women's clothing that features amazingly intricate natural details often found throughout nature. Created by Australia-based artist Roza Kamitova, each gorgeous and elegant piece is covered with the artist's hand drawn paintings and prints.

Kamitova originally worked for eight years in the fashion industry until she decided that the…

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Playful Paintings Suggest How Animals Are Created

Mexican artist Ricardo Solis creates amusing paintings that playfully illustrate how animals are created. In the whimsical works, viewers become witness to an imaginative process that explains how a zebra gets its stripes, how a leopard gets its spots, or how a flamingo gets its colorful pink feathers.

Beautifully composed, yet incomplete animal forms are surrounded by tiny human…

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