Mary Quite Contrary
Mary Quite Contrary....a view of my heaven, my inspiration for current projects and future installations. Recycled arts, painting, sustainable architecture, fiber, digital and contemporary art along with classic painting and ancient artifacts. Anthropological and various religions views and...
Make Your Own Decahedron Himmeli Mobile
Make your own what now? Yes, this fantastic-looking mobile is a decahedron himmeli. Before you can say that five times fast, Aunt Peaches will have you making one for your own home.Himmeli are traditional Finnish Christmas ornaments, and Aunt Peaches goes into detail on the history of the art. She decided to adapt the craft for year round, and we found the idea for a mobile terribly inspired. In spite of the fact that you make it with straws, there are lots of ways to tailor it to your…
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I discovered himmeli, which are traditional Finnish Christmas decorations, in a somewhat roundabout way. A fashion blog that I follow, Closet Visit, covered a Japanese-born designer named Momo Suzuki. (Hang on here for just a bit longer.) Suzuki has a delicate, minimalist aesthetic, and there was a photograph of her under an intricate mobile she had made—a himmeli.
DIY must try: Himmeli
So I do a lot of surfing the net and saving images and bookmarking pages and pinning things. So here are some things that I want to try out now, some time in the future (or possibly not get around to doing however unfortunate). First up. Himmeli Himmeli is a Finish tradition where they hang intricate, hand-made, straw mobile over the dining table to promote a good harvest. These traditionally geometric mobiles can look quite modern and geometric and have been recreated by designers for…
Žurnālistes Agneses Drunkas mājas sajūta. FOTO
Ik otrdienas vakaru TV3 ekrānos tagad vari redzēt jaunu raidījumu Mājas sajūta, un to vada žurnāliste Agnese Drunka. Sēžam viņas istabā un tērzējam par viņas īpašajām sajūtām. Agnese stāsta dzīvi un garšīgi. Aiz loga klusē Pārdaugava, pie sienas sašķiebies veclaiku pulkstenis pieskaita kārtējo stundu. Kāpēc sašķiebies? “Citādi taču tas neiet,” nosaka Agnese.
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"Himmeli" is a traditional Finnish Christmas decoration, a mobile. This one has a unique structure and material. It is made of reed (Phragmites australis), not of rye and one of the four moving elements is inside, in the middle. I bought it today, from a former fisherman, who had made it by himself.
My new joy I got today. I took 3 photos of it, so you can see how it moves and how the movement changes it looks.. Finnish word for it is "Himmeli" which comes from German word Himmel, meanin "heaven". Himmeli is traditional christmas decoration, and it's made from straws