Thursday, November 24, 2011

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With Christmas rolling around again and Black Friday tomorrow why not start your shopping early? That is, those of us with money. IF I had the money I would shop here.
What amazing talent; I would fill an entire wall with the things she makes if I could.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

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Fresh from the printing press; adorable random pop-up card. I left the banner in the middle blank for a short message. I hand carved the cute kokeshi doll in the middle and used wooden blocks to spell out 'cheers' in different languages.

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This is one of those projects without a particular reason or rhyme. I just wanted to carve something cute and Japanese inspired and thought a pop-up card would be fun. I do so love paper engineering.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

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I attended a book arts workshop last week with a really awesome instructor who showed us how to make a slipcover and mini hand-sewn pamphlets (books?) to slide into the slipcover. I then took it home and Steampunked the heck out of it just because. and here we have the fabulous result. any more decoration and you probably couldn't tell it's a box.