A Daily Dose of All Things Beautiful

Let's just say you won't be seeing them at any craft fairs anytime soon.


Take a much-needed break and indulge in our latest inspiring find.

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Edgy Art

Artist duo clearly thought outside the box for their recent collection, "Canvas on Edge." Using paint and canvas as sculpture, they created a technique in which the canvas creates an elevated line drawing. Different colors appear as you view the work from various angles, which adds to the impressive effect.

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Mystical Lights

A giant, illuminated tree hangs from the ceiling inside California's Kathryn Hall Vineyard. Designed by Donald Lipski and Jonquil LeMaster, the creation resembles a large grapevine — filled with 1,500 Swarovski crystal grapes. Called "Chilean Red", this grand light fixture's name is an anagram for "chandelier." Clever!

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Art From Above

The only way to truly enjoy this large-scale, natural interpretation of Van Gogh's 1889 painting "Olive Trees" is to get on a plane. Created with native plants by Kansas landscape artist , the giant piece of art was commission in honor of the ' 100th anniversary celebration.

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Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
Pumpkin Village

Each year Dallas welcomes fall with Autumn at the Arboretum, a two-month festival marked by a village made out of over 75,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash (yes, really). This year's display has an "Old Texas Town" theme — which includes this impressive giant Texas mosaic.

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Wall & Deco
Big Blooms

Talva Design is the team behind this mural-style wallpaper (it's available in yellow, too, but we're always smitten with blue). The curvy flowers and leaves are mesmerizing, and act like a window to the great outdoors — even in your dining room.

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Instagram user Adam Seagull
Playing With Color

"With this, I sorta just picked up where I left off in the late '80s!" artist Adam Siegel of Instagram . Although he once had a career as a musician, he's now found his way back to airbrushing, one of his original passions. In fact, Siegel was among the first wave of New York-style graffiti artists to tag Los Angeles.

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A Side of Sweet
Tasty Collaboration

Bloggers and had watercolor on the brain. Inspired by artists, the pair decided to give French macarons the rainbow splatter treatment. The result is an insanely pretty dessert created with colorful, edible food paint.

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Wikimedia Commons User Dwight Burdette
Magical Creatures

One thing may stick out to you when traveling to Ann Arbor, Michigan — even though its super tiny. In what started as an art installation, dozens of these adorable "fairy doors" appear around the city thanks to an art installation. We're particularly fond of this red entry that comes complete with a matching diminutive version.

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Sebastian Erras
Style Underfoot

Photographer Sebastian Erras told his followers that he seems to "have this thing with Parisian floors." And after seeing his shots, we don't disagree. In his photo series, Erras captures the city of Paris from a unique downward perspective — by taking pictures of his feet on the most intriguing floors he spots.

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Instagram User SeanKenneyArt
Larger Than Life

New York artist Sean Kenney has found a playful (and impressive!) way to reimagine animals, plants, and insects — with LEGOs. The exhibition, called Nature Connects features over 50 different sculptures, made out of 1.6 million tiny LEGO bricks. Now touring North America, the show is scheduled to run until 2019.

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Yoav Gurin
A Green Space

Aside from seating, herbs cover nearly every inch of the Segev Kitchen Garden, a new restaurant in Hod Hasharon, Israel. Designed by , the eatery essentially doubles as a greenhouse — and every herb that surrounds the space is used by the chef in the restaurant's food.

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Linden Gledhill
Up Close and Personal

Butterflies are one of the few insects almost no one minds visiting their garden — which is pretty understandable, considering their vibrant wings and graceful demeanor. Photographer and biochemist Linden Glehdhill took his adoration one step further and discovered that their wings are even more breathtaking up close — using macro photography, he revealed that each one is made up of thousands of tiny mini wings and they look almost mesmerizing.

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Facebook User Bloemencorso Zundert
Floral Floats

The streets of Zundert — located in the Netherlands — were nearly unrecognizable these past two days (September 6 and 7), courtesy of the city's annual festival. Although the theme changes, each year consists of floats that boast thousands of dahlia flowers — which makes perfect sense, considering that particular area of the Netherlands consists of 81 acres of 600,000 bulbs. For 2015, the floats were inspired by artist Vincent Van Gogh, who was born in Zundert himself.

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Reuben Wu
The Largest Blue Flame

Photographer waited until the tourists cleared out — well after sunset — to capture the molten sulphur flowing inside East Java's Kalwah ljen volcano last month. The blue fire — referred to as the — is the result of ignited sulphuric gas that burns up to 600 degrees Celsius (the equivalent of 1,112 degrees Fahrenheit).

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Paul Grover
Changing Perspectives

An expansive cloud of balloons (100,000 of them, in fact) are now floating under the roof of the 19th-century Market Building in London's Covent Garden. The installation, which lasts until September 27, is courtesy of French artist Charles Pétillon and part of his ongoing, balloons-in-public-places . "Their goal is to change the way in which we see the things we live alongside each day without really noticing them," Pétillon . He created this particular cloud form, called Heartbeat, to represent the Market Building as the beating heart of its local area.

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Getty Images
The Highest Peak

It's taken 40 years, but the highest peak in North America is . Locals have always called the towering mountain "Denali," a local Athabascan term, but it gained the "Mount McKinley" moniker after a prospector nicknamed it in 1896 for then presidential candidate, William McKinley.U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell issued the original name-changing order, which President Obama also backed, to make sure all federal documents reflect the name. She said this move "recognizes the sacred status of Denali to many Alaska Natives." But whatever you call it, there's no denying the beautiful majesty of this natural wonder.

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Huffington Post | The Saenger Theatre
Restoring Hope

When it was first built in 1927, advertisements called the then movie palace — the Saenger Theatre of New Orleans — "an acre of seats in a garden of Florentine splendor." After Hurricane Katrina left the theatre completely destroyed in 2005, it took didn't take long for the restoration to begin. Eight years — and a lot of hard work — later, the building opened its doors. Today, the performing arts powerhouse is more detailed than ever before, including a blue domed "sky" for a ceiling.

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Spencer Byles
Woodland Magic

Half the reason these fairytale-looking sculptures are so fascinating is because they have , as artist Spencer Byles cleverly intended. While exploring the forests in the region of Alpes-Maritimes in France, he created several of these whimsical designs with only natural materials and man-made objects, scattering them throughout three different pieces of land.

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Sugar & Cloth
Second-Time Charm

When — the adventurous baker behind these citrusy treats — had her first olive oil cake a few months back, she couldn't believe what she had been missing out on. She found the perfect combination her second time around, mi lemon infused oil and extra virgin olive oil, producing a moist cupcake. Once complete, she sprinkled the batch with colorful, edible flowers — the ultimate summer topping.

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Alexandra Soldatova
Roadside Beauty

Photographer took to her home country, Belarus, when trying to find inspiration for her series, . For years, anonymous artists have painted over the bus stops there, adorning them in images familiar to the landscape they exist in. Alexandra notes that these captures work so well for the project because the bus stops are "rather outstanding and at the same time very common things."

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Bellerby & Co Globemakers
Nearly Extinct Artform

had no intention of handcrafting a globe until he wanted to give one to his father as an 80th birthday gift — he just couldn't find one that really amazed him. After crafting this own and realizing his love for the trade, he formed a small team of globemakers, now called It takes each new team member at least six months to learn the skills, becoming part of the last group of people in the world who still create globes by hand.

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David Dilcher
Simple Beginnings

Discovered over a century ago in Spanish lakes, scientists what they claim to be the oldest flower fossil known to date. The striking aquatic plant is estimated to have lived over 130 million years ago — even when dinosaurs roamed the earth.

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Glowing Specimens

New Zealand's Waitomo Glowworm Caves are home to exactly that — dozens of light-up glowworms (Arachnocampa luminosa, to be exact) — that spend most of their time hanging from the ceiling, glistening in the dark. The blue-green light in their tails, however, is more than a pretty sight: It's actually used as a colorful trap to capture their prey.

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Filip Wolak
Under The Sea

The classic horse-and-carriage carousel will never go out of style — but this new ride in the The Battery in New York City is enough to make us forget about the traditional type for a while. Called the , the structure's seats are a school of giant fish — which look especially magical light up at night.

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Instagram user sseaburd
An Unlikely Sight

It's always a treat to spy a rainbow in the sky, but people visiting the Isle of Palms in South Carolina looked up to see an especially unique one over the weekend. The "fire rainbow" (captured here by Instagrammer ) gets its name from its shape — it looks much more like a dancing flame than an arch. Sunlight struck ice crystals in the clouds at exactly the right angle to create what some called an "" image.

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Agne Gintalaite
A Rainbow of History

Agne Gintalaite has always been fascinated by the disappearing "Garage Towns" of Lithuania — literally large areas of weathered, colorful garages. When she stumbled upon about 5, she knew she had to capture the color and texture — but more importantly — the history behind them.

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Colorful Secrets

Tucked deep inside a secret location in Washington, DC (you have to go hunting to find it) is a colorful installation called the Synth Series, a three-part creation brought to life by the artistic duo Toki. and , who make up the team, crafted the neon yarn display to visually represent music, rhythm, and movement.

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Greg McCown
Worth the Wait

Arizona native once saw lightning strike as a rainbow arched above it on his routine commute to work. For seven years, he waited eagerly to actually catch it on camera — which was far from easy. The average person can't react fast enough to shoot lighting as it strikes, so McCown used a to make this amazing photograph possible.

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Cambridge University Library
Rediscovered History

Until recently, it was forbidden for anyone to open the pages of the . The book — created by Ten Bamboo Studio in 1633 — was simply too fragile. But it's the earliest example of "polychrome xylography" (a multicolored printing technique), and recently The University of Cambridge , revealing its historic contents to the world for the first time.

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Clever Origami

There are exactly 33 paper flowers inside this bouquet — which is no match for its vase, made up of 690 origami pieces. creates these colorful floral arrangements, which often stand out (literally) in 3D. She uses card stock when crafting these centerpieces, for durability and a longer life span. At a faraway glance, you might actually mistake this vase for a real bouquet.

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