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Extra special Father’s Day gift for Dad!

Aaaaw!  Now, isn’t this a lovely little Father’s Day gifting idea? If Dad is a gadget lover, the sort who likes to keep his iPad close to hand, make sure he raises a smile every time he reaches for it by creating a custom Sticky9 cover with your little artist’s latest masterpiece! 

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Cute, right? Dad will be delighted! 

To be sure to receive your Sticky9 Father’s Day gift in time for the 15th June, order no later than 2 June

Make Dad’s Day with the Sticky9 Magnet Mix

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For lots of Dads around the world, Sunday 15th June is Father’s Day - a day for sons and daughters to thank Dad for all those big bear hugs, silly jokes, displays of spectacularly bad dancing and general fatherly brilliance. 

This year, why not gift Dad something extra special with the Sticky9 Magnet Mix? Pick any 3 Sticky9 magnet packs and create a ‘through the ages’ photo display of all those happy moments and fun times you’ve shared together! And the best bit? Add 3 magnet packs to your basket and we’ll give you 20% off at checkout :)  

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Classic, Classic Large, Jigsaw - choose whichever combo you like! 

C’mon over to sticky9.com and make Dad’s day. To be sure to have your gifts in time, order by 2 June.

Candy + Chandelier = Candelier by Kevin Champeny

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What do you get if you cross a clever artist with a heap of gummy bears, a chandelier and a fun interior design company? Well.  You get a Candelier, of course! 

Artist Kevin Champeny designed and hand made this super sweet statement piece from 5000 individual gummy bears. The chandelier (sorry, candelier) measures a tasty 31” in diameter! If this were hanging in Sticky9HQ, I reckon it’d be nibbled within minutes…

 Isn’t the Candelier amazing? 

Source: So Bad So Good, Kevin Champeny

Get 20% off in the first ever Sticky9 Magnet Mix!

It’s time to mix things up at Sticky9 HQ! We’re super-pleased to introduce this sweet new deal to help you grow your magnet collection…

Buy any three magnet packs from the Sticky9 collection and get a tasty 20% off your order! Choose from the Classic, Classic Large + Jigsaw magnet packs - in any combo you like, and get creative with your photo displays :)

Ready to pick and mix? Swing over to sticky9.com and get started :) 

Colourful 3D Paper Sculptures by Maude Vantours

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French designer and visual artist Maude Vantours builds these gorgeous paper colourscapes by folding, cutting and layering paper on paper on paper. The sculptures just pop to life, don’t they? If we could have an artist construct a paper world specially for us to explore, it might look something like this…

Of all her collections, we like ‘Geometric’ best. No, wait. Flora. No, Typo! Crikey - we can’t pick a favourite :)  See more of Maude’s work on her website here

Source:  This Is Colossal, Maude Vantours

Comfort Food by Jessica Dance & David Sykes

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Yayee! Weekend! Our plan for Saturday involves hanging out at the Worldwide Instameet, followed by some hard-earned slobbing out time and plates of our favourite comfort food…

… lucky for us though, we can enjoy this particular comfort food without eating a morsel or gaining a pound  ;) 

Jessica Dance (artist + model maker) and David Sykes (photographer) created DELICIOUS photo series, ‘Comfort Food’ as a celebration of culinary favourites and go-to naughty snacks.

Jessica designed and knitted all the meals. Look at the attention to detail! From griddle marks on sausages to rind on turkey slices to teeny, tiny, individual little beans, peas and even cranberries - Jessica’s work is astonishing. Once Jessica had ‘cooked’ everything up with her own fair hands, David photographed them - in the same style he would real food! 

The results are bold and bright, infectiously cheerful and oddly appetising :) 

Visit Jessica’s website here.  Visit David’s website here. You definitely want to see more.

Enjoy!  We hope you have fun this weekend :)  Don’t forget to tag us in your #Sticky9 photos - and if you pop out to one of the many Instameets taking place this weekend, we hope you have a great time. Happy snapping!

Source:  It’s Nice That

Sticky9 Spotting

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Wow!  You’ve been busy tagging your #Sticky9 photos  :)  Thanks so much. We have so much fun flicking through your pics every week.  Your Sticky9 magnet display ideas just get more and more creative. Inspirational!

We want to share a few of our favourites with you… 

By @aprilpatio.

By @decides2dream.

By @esc10.

By @gemmalfrancis.

By @robertasartorisio. 

By @susanbluesky. 

Want to feature on the blog? Want to pop up in our newsletter? Then get snapping those Sticky9 orders! Show us your magnet displays, share your iPad cover designs, inspire us with your custom phone cases. Tag #Sticky9 on Instagram so we can find you :) 

'Moon Games' by Laurent Lavender

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Photographer Laurent Lavender’s beautiful ‘Moon Games’ series puts the moon to work as a photographic prop! Sometimes it’s a balloon, sometimes it’s a lamp - or even a scoop of icecream. The results are pretty magical. 

Given there’s a full moon in the sky tonight, we thought this might be the perfect time to share some highlights from Laurent’s work…

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Find out more about Laurent’s work and see more ‘Moon Games’ here.

 

Source:  This Is Colossal

Fictitious Dishes by Dinah Fried

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Dinah Fried’s 'Fictitious Dishes' project is pretty remarkable - definitely one of those creative ideas you really wish you’d had yourself! Table setting by table setting, menu by menu, Dinah interprets and reconstructs culinary moments from contemporary and classic literature and photographs them.

See some favourites below…

The Secret Garden

“Roasted eggs were a previously unknown luxury and very hot potatoes with salt and fresh butter in them were fit for a woodland king—besides being deliciously satisfying.”

Oliver Twist

“Child as he was, he was desperate with hunger, and reckless with misery. He rose from the table; and advancing to the master, basin and spoon in hand, said: somewhat alarmed at his own temerity: ‘Please, sir, I want some more.’”

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

“‘Have some wine,’ the March Hare said in an encouraging tone. Alice looked all round the table, but there was nothing on it but tea.”

The Catcher in the Rye

“When I’m out somewhere, I generally just eat a Swiss cheese sandwich and a malted milk. It isn’t much, but you get quite a lot of vitamins in the malted milk. H. V. Caulfield. Holden Vitamin Caulfield.”

The Great Gatsby

“On buffet tables, garnished with glistening hors-d’oeuvre, spiced baked hams crowded against salads of harlequin designs and pastry pigs and turkeys bewitched to a dark gold.”

Heidi

“The kettle soon began to boil, and meanwhile the old man held a large piece of cheese on a long iron fork over the fire, turning it round and round till it was toasted a nice golden yellow color on each side. Heidi watched all that was going on with eager curiosity.”

To Kill A Mockingbird

“‘Gracious alive, Cal, what’s all this?’ He was staring at his breakfast plate. Calpurnia said, ‘Tom Robinson’s daddy sent you along this chicken this morning. I fixed it.’ ‘You tell him I’m proud to get it—bet they don’t have chicken for breakfast at the White House.’”

Are you a foodie photographer? Are you unable to resist snapping your Sunday brunch or your deli lunch and sharing it on Instagram? Then show us your dishes! Serve ‘em up with the #Sticky9 tag so we can find you :) 

Find out more about Dinah on the Fictitious Dishes website

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