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worth 1000 words: candy coated plants

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Let’s pack up everything and move into the land where these fantastical plants grow. See more of Adam Frezza and Terri Chiao’s work over at The Jealous Curator.

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worth 1000 words: banana flower power

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What would you do if you peeled a banana and found this? via Anna Pieteneva.

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worth 1000 words: mended butterflies

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I can almost imagine the little butterfly hospital where broken wings are splinted, and more serious damage is fixed with beautiful new appendages. See more of Anne Ten Donkelaar’s beautiful work.

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fantastical flower rooms

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Remember that phrase Tina Fey made popular? “I want to go to there.” I think that sums it up for me. See more images of this art installation by Teamlab.

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worth 1000 words: painted found birds

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It’s such a small world, when you find new work by an artist you already know about, who lives locally, who is friends with your friends, on Pinterest. See more of Jennifer Davis’s Small Birds project at Enormous Tiny Art.

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worth 1000 words: coloring dresses

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I wonder what kind of image you might make if you take a large piece of paper, and roll around on it while wearing your custom crayon dress? See more crayon dresses from Bloomingdales in NYC.

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worth 1000 words: chicken wire animals

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The most intriguing things can be made from the most mundane materials. Check out more of Kendra Haste’s sculptures.

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worth 1000 words: frozen sand canyons

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If I thought our winter landscapes were riveting and otherwordly, check out these amazing images of a Lake Michigan Beach shot by photographer Joshua Nowicki. Learn more at Colossal.

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worth 100 words: artists, kids, and hospitals

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These playful images from London Roayl Children’s Hospital are so hopeful and inspirational. See more from the Vital Art 13 artist collaboration at Bored Panda.

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worth 1000 words: tapestry cats

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This cat has a pseudo-vintage look with a current, artistic pedigree. I’d like to name it Gus. See more work by Alice Oehr.

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worth 1000 words: land of giants

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Now I have one more reason why Iceland is amazing. Read more at Express-O.

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worth 1000 words: a pile of houses

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In the midst of my too-small, too-busy, too-full house, all I can think about is what my dream home might be like. Perhaps one of these would fit me better? Illustration by Elena Fernandez Prada.

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worth 1000 words: treschotka

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Though it appears this Treschotka rocking horse doesn’t make noise like a traditional Treshchotka, I still think it’s pretty fabulous. See more work by Yaroslav Misonzhnikov at his site.

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worth 1000 words: over a winter day

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After a whilrwind of gift guides and gift giving and Christmas planning all week long, today it’s time for some simplicity. Like this gorgeous piece of art by Aaron Rinas. Learn more over at Lone Wolf.

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worth 1000 words: floating collage

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I’d like to take a moment to float above my life and see all the wonderful things that are happening in it from a new perspective. Much like this floating illustrations by Eleanor Rudge – aren’t the colors versus shadows lovely?

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