We love Instagram for helping us to uncover the creativity of ordinary people from around the world.
Here’s our list of favourite Insta-crafters, the awe-inspiring users whose weird and wonderful talents have caught our eye and got us hooked on their feeds.
Danielle Clough (fiance_knowles)
A South African embroidery artist is making this old school craft cool again through her brightly coloured, intricately shaded pieces of hoop art.
Seb Lester (seblester)
A calligraphy artist recreates iconic brand names and titles from pop culture in these 15 second clips that are strangely soothing to watch…
Doodling A video posted by Seb Lester (@seblester) on
Anna Kliewer (butherightthing)
This locally based artist uses some clever cutting skills to twist vintage images into mind-bending collages.
Ariele Alasko (arielealasko)
A woodworker from America posts daily pictures of everything she makes in her workshop, including some stunningly hand carved spoons and butter knives.
There won’t be much of this for a while. If you’re sick of watching construction progress you might wanna check back in two weeks. Three tops. Possibly four. A photo posted by Ariele Alasko (@arielealasko) on
Anna Bond (annariflebond)
This illustrator and entrepreneur co-founded Rifle Paper Co., a company producing her intricate designs on everything from invitations to iPhone covers.
Ross Symons (white_onrice)
Ross is an origami artist from Cape Town who uses his folding skills to come up with an array of masterpieces that fit in the palm of his hand.
Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. #whiteonriceorigami Fumiaki kawahata’s Yoda folded by Me Fold time:30mins Paper: Tissue Foil A photo posted by Ross Symons (@white_onrice) on
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