“doilies are like dreamcatchers…”
Posted in artists, handmade November 18th, 2009 by pia

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“…each knot holding a thought, a memory .”

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Shane Waltener created  this incredible installation in the Aldwych Tube Station, the Strand, in London, five years ago. Absolutely stunning.

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found via the beautiful periwinkle bloom who found it via sam’s notebook who found it via lisa tilse’s red thread – there is a world of inspiration in these three blogs alone. go take a look!

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15 Comments

  1. erin says

    oh. my. positively lovely. i think i need some of these in my little house.

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  2. juste says

    wow, amazing!!

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  3. Miranda says

    So beautiful!

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  4. Helen says

    wow it’s enchanting

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  5. Karen S. says

    These are just gorgeous! I may have to replace my real spiderwebs with these lovelies.

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  6. sam says

    Aren’t these wonderful Pia?! I am in awe of anybody who has the creativity and talent to imagine and then so perfectly implement something like this. So glad you enjoyed it too!

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  7. Katherine says

    so very beautiful and inspiring

    November 19th, 2009 | #

  8. Beth says

    Hey Pia,
    Thanks for popping by my blog the other day. I love this post.
    Beth x

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  9. Danielle says

    In college I did something like this one with just string. Very creative and beautiful.

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  10. MsUnreliable says

    Swoon.

    That is all.

    xx Kit

    November 20th, 2009 | #

  11. Gigi says

    Gorgeous. I’m crocheting like crazy these days, so I think I’ll need to fashion some of these for myself. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  12. eva / sycamore street press says

    Thanks much for sharing. They’re incredible!

    November 22nd, 2009 | #

  13. LethaColleen says

    Good gosh my heart went pitter patter like mad when I saw these…amazing!

    November 26th, 2009 | #

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  15. cobwebs. – Reading My Tea Leaves says

    […] cobwebs that shimmer over the whole cottage. i’ve been thinking about the story ever since pia posted these beautiful photos from shane waltner’s installation, aunt peggy has […]

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