Matchstick Church


Wieslaw Laszkeiwick, a 58 years old Polish artist works with hundreds of thousands of matches, pieces of cardboard and microscopic slides for several months at a time, creating beautiful replicas of churches around the world.

Matchstick Church (3)

One of Laszkeiwick’s most notable works was a replica of the 17thcentury monument, the Church of St. Nicholas in Zamosc. The completed structure stood almost 5 feet tall and was intended to be a gift to Pope Benedict XVI.

Matchstick Church (2)

His future plan is to make a copy of a Polish castle, for which he needs 3 million matchsticks.
Matchstick Church (1)



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