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The Cutest Way To Decorate Your Home This Year

Brit + Co | Posted 11.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Brit + Co

In our search for non-traditional ways to deck the halls this year, we stumbled upon this genius combination. Melding the ever-popular terrarium with one of our favorite comeback kids' crafts -- sand art! Put them together, fill them with air plants and you've got the perfect addition to a room.

New York Artist Sculpts Sandcastles That Would Make M.C. Escher Proud

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts

When it comes to sandcastle construction, most people focus on the basics -- a motte, a bailey, maybe a keep and a moat. New York artist Calvin Seiber...

Behold, Hypnotic Sand Paintings That Will Turn Your Brain Into Goo

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts

Are you stressed? Bored? Exhausted? Misunderstood? We highly recommend taking a brief moment to recharge, watching as this talented sand artist un...

This Field Of Otherworldly Sand Spires Was Carved By Wind

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 02.18.2015 | Arts

A blizzard may have thwarted photographer Joshua Nowicki’s Valentine’s Day plans with his wife, but it didn’t stop him from venturing out with h...

Photographer Captures Wild Portraits Of 'Sand Creatures' That Defy Gravity

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts

Sometimes the most mundane of actions can serve as impetus for art, transforming a simple gesture into a mesmerizing visual feast. Take, for example, ...

10 3D Sand Drawings That Prove Art Knows No Boundaries

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.19.2014 | Arts

“A stick and a beach can provide an infinite number of creative possibilities," proclaims 3DSD, an appropriately named sand art collective that's tu...

Trippy Sand Art Video Will Leave You In A Trance

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.31.2014 | Arts

Who's ready to take a break from work and enter a mesmerizing trance? Anyone? Russian artist and former mathematician Mikhail Sadovnikov takes ...

LOOK: This Sand Sculpture Never Ever Ends

Posted 08.20.2013 | Arts

Are you bored of the prosaic sand castles children construct on the beach? Are uniformly crafted barbicans and moats just not cutting it for you? Then...

Insanely Detailed Sand Castle Pops Up In The Middle Of NYC

Posted 08.05.2013 | Arts

If you can't go to the beach, bring the beach to you. That's the logic that guided artist Matt Long in his recent pop-up art installation in New York ...

PHOTOS: Sand Castles Like You've Never Seen Before

Posted 07.21.2013 | Arts

Most sand castles mimic the architectural style of royal castles from the renaissance era, but we recently stumbled upon one sculptor with a new persp...

10 Sand Sculptures You HAVE To See

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel

With a bucket and a shovel, anyone can build a sandcastle. But it takes talent and a whole lot of patience to craft a sand sculpture. We found 10 ...

The Photo That Is Spreading Buddhism To Reddit

Posted 04.25.2013 | Arts

Redditor WetWilly839 posted this stunning photograph of monks creating an elaborate mandala made of sand. The caption reads: These monks at my coll...

5 New Uses For Sand

Chris Barnes | Posted 12.23.2012 | HuffPost Home
Chris Barnes

It can actually be useful in your home.

You'll Never Guess What This Sculpture Is Made Of

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 09.15.2012 | Arts

Summer may be officially over, but the beach isn't off-limits just yet. To inspire some last-minute beach bumming, we'd like to introduce a master of ...

See the Splendiferous Constructions of Creative Time's First-Annual Sandcastle Competition

ARTINFO | Posted 10.20.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- On Friday, a crowd of artists, locals, curious small children, and magazine editors-playing-hooky thronged to 86th street at Rockaway Beac...

PHOTOS: Biblical Sand Art Is Amazing!

Lauren Pond | Posted 10.02.2012 | Religion
Lauren Pond

There are certain things you expect to see along Maryland's Ocean City Boardwalk during the summer: Children eating ice cream cones and funnel cake. Booze. Skimpy bikinis and sunburns. But giant replicas of Noah's Ark and the Last Supper? Not so much.

Volunteers Create Giant Sand Installations

Posted 06.09.2015 | Arts

Many street art installations tend to be temporary, vulnerable to the whims of the public domain whose upkeep often involves whitewashing the walls th...


The Huffington Post | Amber Genuske | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home

Andres Amador's beach art is visceral and fleeting; the crash of a wave or the slow rising of high tide washes it away. Unlike a typical sandcastle or...

PHOTOS: The Sand Sculptures You Have To See To Believe

Posted 01.05.2012 | Arts

Remember when you were a little kid making sand castles and right when you achieved perfection a giant wave crashed down and ruined everything? We...