Category Archives: Paper Art

PAPER BEADS CREATED FROM MAGAZINES & MAPS!

PAPER BEADS CREATED FROM MAPS!  Using one map of France and another map of San Diego, I rolled up paper beads & then made 2 necklaces out of them.  A folded envelope with a compass on the front holds the necklace.  A folded card with tags that have travel or French theme quotes on them completes the presentation.  Funny how a simple necklace made of paper beads can end up looking like a work of art! 

WELCOME SPRING & HAPPY EASTER GREETING CARDS!

WELCOME SPRING & HAPPY EASTER !  Hand painted watercolor greeting cards filled with tiny laser-cut wood houses, origami paper eggs, spring cherry trees in bloom & bunnies busy decorating Easter eggs & hoppin’ down the bunny trail!  Easter’s on it’s way!  (Even the envelopes have lovely Spring trees!)

POP-UP ORIGAMI GREETING CARD – ODE TO AUTUMN THEME

POP-UP ORIGAMI GREETING CARD – This card has a twisting motion that is so amazing to see!  When you open the card a 4-panel folded card twists horizontal from the card and opens up!  When the card is closed, the 4 panels twist to become vertical and flat so the card can close flat!  Pretty amazing eh?!  I wrote down instructions with measurements and all so you can make your own.  The “pop-up” mechanism is simply made up of mountain and valley folds and then folds down to become a house shape.  The paper with the 4 panels is then glued to the pop-up mechanism and voila!  A magic card that you made yourself!  I decorated my card with leaf prints made by rubber stamping real leaves & then water coloring them.  An Ode to Autumn!