"I’m inspired by my surroundings, especially nature and plants; much of my work is formed from petals, seeds, and pods. I’m struck by how something ignored on the side of the road — plants and other vegetation — can get a new life in metal." This organic-leaning line by London jewelry designer Tatiana Andrea makes a virtue of nature’s endless tiny imperfections.
“The rigorous, mathematical side of origami suits my scientific spirit.” After earning a PhD in physics and launching a career in academia, this artist found her calling crafting detailed, display-worthy origami creatures. Meet Floriane: [ Etsy.me Link ]
"I stitch every stitch myself. I can’t believe it myself sometimes, how many lives it has touched.” Embroidery artist Rebecca Kneale’s custom wedding keepsakes — father of the bride tie patches, something blue dress labels — strike the sweetest note.