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niece and nephew

My niece and nephew are fall babies and to celebrate their birthdays this year I made them each a handmade card (my specialty of course)! Zade loves to get outside and get dirty on his ATV, so I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to write his name in the mud. 55 more words


Cut in red

I’m seriously considering purchasing a cutting machine to save my hands from further damage. The above stencil is 6″ wide by 15.25″ tall (15.25 x 38.7 cm). 263 more words


360° Laser-Cut Paper Story Books by Yusuke Oono

New 360° Laser-Cut Paper Story Books by Yusuke Oono

Japanese graphic designer and architect Yusuke Oono (previously) released a trio of new laser-cut storybooks including depictions of ‘Jack in the Beanstalk’ and Mount Fuji. 44 more words


Attempting a little work

I can’t believe it’s already Wednesday! Today I finally felt inspired to start working on a new lamp design. Part of it was due to the studio cleaning on Tuesday. 190 more words


'Tis the Season

Although Christmas decorations that come out before Thanksgiving enrage me, when it comes to holiday bulletin boards, I do have to start early. I always do Halloween/All Souls, which leaves me with 6 weeks before winter break, so I can either scramble to do something sort of late autumny followed immediately by something early wintery (why is “wintery” a word, but “autumny” is not?) or I can stay on the one-every-6-weeks or so schedule and encapsulate the entire holiday season into one comprehensive thought. 510 more words

Bulletin Boards

a greeting card to your loved ones

About 20 years ago, one of my grandmothers knitted a pair of leg warmers for me, for dance classes. They stayed in a box for many years after the dance classes ended, but I took them with me when I moved to Scandinavia. 52 more words


Torn Paper Jack-O-Lantern Project

Torn paper glued onto paper, size 5″x8″ (2010)

This was a Project for school. For the project each student had to pick an object and render it only using colored paper. 124 more words