museums behind the scenes

10:00am Wednesday, 08 Feb.

Have a gander at the curious still life arrangements in the storage rooms of Vienna’s Museum of Natural History.

faux taxidermy knitting kits

4:00pm Wednesday, 01 Feb.

Thanks to these DIY kits, you can now knit your very own forest friend to hang on your wall.

rugged up elephants in india

3:00pm Sunday, 22 Jan.

Ladies in India are making giant granny square blankets to keep the local elephants cosy and warm.

Japanese crafter Yurico Momo has made countless flying squirrels from felt, and they’re just frigging adorable.

There’s a delicate art to painting on feathers, and we reckon this lass has pretty much mastered it.

hella jongerius’ animal bowls

3:00pm Monday, 29 Aug.

This Dutch artist makes porcelain bowls complete with teeny handcrafted woodland creatures.

merryme critter rings

9:00am Tuesday, 26 Apr.

If there’s one thing merryme knocks out of the park, it’s jewellery featuring indifferent-yet-adorable animals.

lenko animal sweaters return

3:00pm Thursday, 17 Mar.

There’s no need to resign yourself to hibernation just yet – not when the Lenko folks are back with their annual animal sweater collection.

downloadable paper dolls

3:00pm Saturday, 20 Feb.

Our eyes and crafting fingers are drawn towards Oh My Cavalier and their printable paper doll downloads.

a giraffe-neck knit

3:00pm Thursday, 21 Jan.

Someone's got to keep those lanky necks nice and warm.

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