Quick Picks 51, 2013 – featuring custom wedding cookies, paper trees, and Christmas crafts.

Quick Picks

Christmas is just a few days away now. So as we finish putting up the last of our decorations, here’s this week’s quick pick of internet finds. As usual, good things come in threes…


Polka Dot Bride has finished the year with a website makeover. I love the new look.

Sydney-based company Sweet Couture makes custom themed cupcakes and cookies. They’d make a great option for your wedding cake or your wedding favours.
   Via [The Knot Australia]

If you’re looking for a fun wedding cake topper then you might want to check out the range on offer at From the Owl.
   Via [Hello May]

Art & Design

Artist Ivan Cash asks strangers to tell him about the last photo on their phone. He films the conversations, and the results make for quite fascinating viewing. So far he’s talked to people on the streets of San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York.
   Via [Fast Company]

Japanese artist Yuken Teruya turns luxury shopping bags into cut paper trees in his Notice – Forest series.
   Via [Colossal]

As well as being an animator for The Simpsons, artist Liz Climbo draws brilliant animal comics.
   Via [My Modern Met]

Random Asides

I have more Christmas links for you this week, this time of the homemade and DIY variety.

Fellow Fellow has some lovely, free printable Christmas wrapping paper.

West Elm has a guide to creating your own snowflake wax paper lanterns.

And last, but not least, Apartment Therapy takes a look back at some DIY Christmas craft ideas from the past.

That’s it for another week’s quick picks. We’ll be taking a break over Christmas, so I’ll see you back here on the 10th of January with my first internet finds of the year.

Thank you for being part of the fun and games that we’ve had in the fabulous year that was 2013! We hope you have a very merry Christmas, and look forward to seeing you again in the New Year. Happy holidays everyone!

~ Pav

P.S. We don’t receive payment or gifts to list products or services in our Quick Picks, we link to stuff because we like it.