Beautiful embroidered beetles, bugs, and birds

Etsy artisan Humayrah turns gold and iridescent thread into the most charming and intricate beetles, butterflies, and hummingbirds.

Humayrah says:

The influence of the natural creation is woven through a lot of my work. I like to incorporate iridescent materials such as gold leather, metals, beads and silks in my embroideries that are inspired by entomology and botanical illustrations.

Humayrah Poppins (Etsy / TheOldeSewingRoom ) Read the rest

Beetles kill Beatle's memorial tree

The George Harrison Memorial Tree in Los Angeles, planted in memory of the Beatles guitarist, was killed by beetles. Read the rest