I was just logging into Etsy to grab some images from a shop I'd "hearted" earlier today, when a picture of this mobile on the front page stopped me short. So long, whatever it was I was going to write about... hello, tiny paper houses.
I'm in love. It's beautiful, simple art that is also low-impact. Just paper and string, it has a big presence—I'm sure it looks amazing in person—and at the end of its life, this lovely object can simply be placed in the recycling bin. Hooray for simplicity. And for tiny paper houses.
Liz Grotyohann is a co-founder of cosa verde, a marketplace for handmade, environmentally-conscious goods.