Friday, November 6, 2009

of paper scraps.

Have I mentioned I am unable to throw anything away?

After printing an trimming massive quantities of cards, I was left with a treasure trove of cotton, cover-weight paper strips.

I sat with them a while and made a couple of simple Christmas decorations, but, at the suggestion of my dear husband, quite a few of them turned into little critters and plants.

(click here to see it larger.)

My favourite part was finding a photo of something and trying to recreate it with the strips, using just glue and the natural resistance of the cover-stock.

I really like the way they all look laid out together. I've been really interested in patterning lately, and I think it was a nice exercise all-in-all.

Now what the heck am I supposed to do with them?


  1. I love it! I think the hummingbird is my fav.

  2. Woah, impressive. I dig the owl - hoot, hoot. It reminds me of my cat.

  3. I totally admire your creativity. Nice ornaments for a tree, or perhaps a mobile.

  4. Love these! I think the trees and owl are my favorites!