• Carolyn made her first kaleidoscope when she was just 9 years old.
• Attended New York University, receiving a BA in Fine Arts.
• Received a MA in Art History and Art Education from the State University of New York.
• She began making kaleidoscopes as a hobby in 1973, while she was teaching high school art classes.
• Carolyn began a career as a full time kaleidoscope artist in 1978.
• Served as one of the Directors of the Brewster Kaleidoscope Society from 2003-2009.
• Patented the Pop-Up Kaleidoscope in 2003, which is a tiny kaleidoscope that folds into a CD case.
• The Pop-Up Kaleidoscope won the Brewster Society’s People’s Choice Award in 2002.
• Patented the Scopelens, which is a kaleidoscope attachment for a 35 mm camera.
At KaleidoscopesToYou.com, we have an assortment of kaleidoscopes by Carolyn Bennett, including options from her suspension kaleidoscope collection. These mesmerizing kaleidoscopes combine beads, stones, shells, glass and other objects in a liquid filled chamber to create a unique work of kaleidoscope art. You can learn more about Kaleidoscope Artist Carolyn Bennett at KaleidoscopesToYou.com.]]>
1. Created by Kaleidoscope artists, Jon Greene and Janice Chesnik, the Supernova Kaleidoscope is a wonderful work of art. Sitting atop a carefully crafted walnut stand, this kaleidoscope would look wonderful decorating any room in your home or office!
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2. This Gemstone Amber Kaleidoscope is part of Sue Rioux’s Gem Stone kaleidoscope collection. The beautiful pattern is reminiscent of a giraffe, and when you look through the lens you’ll love the colorful earth tone patterns.
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3. Get lost in the colorful designs of a handmade glass marble by Jody Fine. Each marble is glass blown, so no two are the same!
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4. Having a children’s birthday party? These novelty kaleidoscopes are the perfect favors! Pinned to a board filled with Cat in the Hat birthday ideas, this pinner may be on to some interesting party ideas!
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Foil Cutter – Getting the bottle open is potentially the most aggravating part of the wine drinking experience. Getting out the knife and delicately cutting the foil could be stressful for some. Our foil cutters totally eliminate that hassle with class and style. Once you open the dark blue gift box, you’ll see artfully crafted lacquered finished Padauk hardwood with jalneem and ebony accents. With a simple twist of the cutter, the foil is removed and you can move on to the next step.
Uncorking – Don’t fumble around with loud ugly corkscrews. Match the wood motif with our classy wooden corkscrews. Made from Padauk hardwood, our corkscrew and multi-tool will add a touch of savoir faire to your Sauvignon.
Drip Catcher – There’s no need to stain your counter tops and get your wine bottle sticky any more. With our drip catchers, you can avoid nasty drips that can ruin an evening. These simple, yet affective wooden drip catchers adds an elegant flair to any bottle and keeps counters clean.
Bottle Holders – So there’s still some wine left over and you want to maintain the rich and robust flavor and bouquet. Look no further than our fun and fashionable wine bottle holders. Our wood bottle holders make a great addition to any kitchen and keep your wine fresh for next time.
So there you have it, everything you need to make your next romantic evening or dinner party easier and classier. With just a few accessories, you too can have everything a wine enthusiast needs to make your wine shine.]]>
As you’re investigating the hues and shapes through the lens of your kaleidoscope, this varied collection of music should help bring back some memories or give you the chance to make some new ones. We’ve barely scratched the surface of songs which incorporate colors, so use this list as a springboard for creating your own kaleidoscope playlist and let the musical kaleidoscoping begin.]]>
Kaleidoscopes Gifts for Mom – Whether mom is a dreamer who enjoys being entranced by colorful displays or she’s been collecting kaleidoscopes for years, we have a variety of kaleidoscope gifts that she’ll surely enjoy! From kaleidoscope eggs to delicate wooden kaleidoscopes, shower mom with a colorful display of affection this Mother’s Day.
Kaleidoscope Jewelry – What woman doesn’t love jewelry? That’s what we thought! At KaleidoscopesToYou.com you’ll find a large selection of beautiful necklaces and other kaleidoscope inspired jewelry that will look absolutely lovely around mom’s neck! In addition to our kaleidoscope necklaces and jewelry we also have a stunning selection of fused art glass earrings. These colorful glass earrings will look fantastic on every mother!
If you need help looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift or have a question, please give us a call at 888-454-2068. One of our friendly customer service specialists will be happy to help by answering any questions you may have!]]>
Here are some tips for choosing your promotional gifts.
• Think about what you want these products to do for your business. Do you want to boost sales, thank customers, build brand awareness, or a combination of all three?
• Make sure the company logo and/or the company colors are part of the product design. All of our custom kaleidoscopes can be personalized to reflect the core values of your company.
• Decide how you will distribute your promotional gifts. Whether you include a gift with every order, have a mass mailing, or hand them out to customers in your store, everyone will love your unique promotional kaleidoscopes!
• Keep your message simple. The simpler the advertising message, the easier it will be for customers to remember and understand.
For more information on using custom kaleidoscopes for promotional gifts for your business visit KaleidoscopesToYou.com, call us at 888-454-2068, or send us an email at: email@example.com]]>
Even if you aren’t searching for a children’s gift, who’s to say you can’t purchase a liquid kaleidoscope to bring out your inner child? Plus, the inner tube of your liquid kaleidoscope is interchangeable, so you’ll have plenty of mesmerizing color combinations. At KaleidoscopesToYou.com we have a large selection of Fluid Fantasy Liquid Kaleidoscope Wands, including purple, gold and color swirled combinations. So no matter what style you fancy, there’s a design that is sure to take you back to your childhood and provide endless entertainment!
A liquid kaleidoscope is a great option for both kids and adults, making it something you and your youngster can enjoy together. Kaleidoscopes are meant to be fun and exciting, so order one today and have a blast playing with your new liquid kaleidoscope!]]>
Kaleidoscopes can be made of brass, stained glass, wood, steel or almost any other material the artist decides to use. This means that you can find the perfect kaleidoscope, whether you’re in need of a gift or just want to add a unique touch to any room! You can learn more about our stunning fine art kaleidoscopes at KaleidoscopesToYou.com, or by calling us at 888-454-2068.]]>
Poppy Red – Just imagine lying in bed of lush red poppies, looking up at the sky through the lens of your kaleidoscope.
Sunrise Orange – Early in the morning, head out onto your porch and watch the sunrise. Can you think of anything more relaxing than enjoying a warm cup of coffee while you watch the big sun rising in the west?
Bumble Bee Yellow – Sure, they can be annoying, but if you think about it bumble bees are beautiful creatures. Without them, who would pollinate the beautiful daffodils?
Green Grass – Nothing says summer quite like the smell of fresh cut grass!
Sky Blue – Do you remember laying in the grass, as a child, and watching the clouds go by? It was so much fun to guess what the clouds were shaped like!
Pansy Purple – Decorate your dining table with a centerpiece of blooming pansy’s, or plant them along the sidewalk. No matter where they are, these cheerful flowers will surely bring a smile to your face.
How will you enjoy the kaleidoscope of spring and Easter colors? Let us know with a comment.]]>
These Egg Kaleidoscopes are available in a variety of materials, including wood, marble and even a few that are made from a natural goose egg! We guarantee our Easter egg kaleidoscopes are an egg-cellant choice for everyone’s Easter basket. Below we’ve listed some of our most popular egg kaleidoscopes.
- Maple Egg Teleidoscope by Big Muddy Woodworks – This egg shaped teleidoscope was hand crafted and comes with a matching maple base.
- Solid Rosewood Egg Kaleidoscopes by N&J – Just imagine the look on your loved ones face when they receive this gorgeous solid rosewood kaleidoscope with matching rosewood base!
- Green Marble Egg Kaleidoscope – A marble kaleidoscope will add a touch of class and elegance to an office desk or a mantle.
- Cherry Solid Wood Egg Kaleidoscope – This beautiful egg kaleidoscope comes with a brass stand and is shipped in a gift box.
Make someone egg-cited this Easter with one of the many egg kaleidoscopes from KaleidoscopesToYou.com!]]>