This Incredibly Popular 'Food' Instagram Is Not What It Seems

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Read on to learn how Ahlam Alnajdi created her beautiful, popular Instagram, practically overnight.

Image Credit: Ahlamalnajdi's Instagram

Ahlam means "dream" in Arabic, which is a good way of describing how one feels when viewing Alnajdi's Instagram. Her world of tasty treats feels dreamlike, whimsical and filled with color.

Image Credit: Ahlamalnajdi's Instagram

Alnajdi is an artist and a photographer, so her wonderful eye for a good Instagram photo is no accident.

Image Credit: Ahlamalnajdi's Instagram

The images are striking and so delicious to the eye, but they are, in fact, clay sculptures, and sadly not edible.

Image Credit: Ahlamalnajdi's Instagram

Alnajdi's account has just surpassed the Arab Idol judge, Ahlam Al Shamsi, in followers.

Image Credit: Ahlamalnajdi's Instagram

Alnadji creates her food sculptures out of clay, but manages to make them look deliciously realistic.

Image Credit: Ahlamalnajdi's Instagram

Saudi Arabian women face restrictions on driving and voting, so social media is often an ideal outlet for them. The fact that Alnadji's account has received so much attention is a testament to her creative prowess.

Image Credit: Ahlamalnajdi's Instagram

Alnajdi thinks her work has demonstrated the power of social media to connect the world and help to create a business; "I think my work proves that with a bit of ambition and persistence, it's possible for any young person in Saudi Arabia to build a successful business...People are proud of me and I think I'm a good example of an Arab girl who managed to reach people from across the world with her work."

Image Credit: Ahlamalnajdi's Instagram

She even features popular brands like Kit Kat, Instagram and Starbucks in her work.

Image Credit: Ahlamalnajdi's Instagram

She has truly turned her artwork into a business, Alnajdi receives money from ads on her site and has even written two books about her work.

Image Credit: Ahlamalnajdi's Instagram

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It's no surprise when a celebrity amasses a pretty substantial Instagram following overnight.

But that's no easy task for the average Instagrammer. That's why the Instagram account of Ahlam Alnajdi is so impressive. Alnajdi's account has surpassed one million followers, making it one of the most popular Instagrams in the Arab world. When you see Alnajdi's "food" pictures, you'll understand why.

Check out the slideshow above to see this "food" Instagrams that are taking the world by storm.

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