Wendy Gold uses vintage (no longer geographically accurate) globes and transforms them into beautifully handmade works of art. You can even have a custom one made, like the family tree below. What an amazing gift!
(via here, Imagine Nations globes $150 and up)
This is BRILLIANT!!!
I love the butterfly globe!!
wow!! i really, truly love these. so gypsy, right? the butterflies is simply brilliant. ok, no more gushing here….i’m sharing/tweeted your post right…now.
globes are so incredible. i love these especially. so gorgeous and intricately designed.
i have a thing for globes. but these are just beyooond.
Awh, these are gorgeous!!
wow, I’d love to have one. It’s really really cool.
I am in love with the butterfly globe! what a great idea!
I love these. I thought of decorating globes with fantasy landscapes before, and now I’m wishing that I’d actually gotten around to it. Those butterflies are just gorgeous.
Perfect for Earth Day! My favorite is the butterfly one.
I luv these!!! So awesome when ppl come up with fun and creative ideas like this!!
such a geniously cute idea!
I love these, they are so creative.
This is such a cool idea, I love these!
I want one!!!
Wow, I love the second one with all those butterflies, such an amazing idea! 🙂
the butterflies are amazing. so genius. <3 it.
this is a smashing gift idea. thanks for sharing
I love family tree art; and the idea of doing one on a globe is very cool.