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Simple and Beautiful Paper Christmas Ornaments

I love making ornaments for our Christmas tree. There’s just something so special about having something handmade to decorate with year after year. I even have some that others have made for me and each time I see them, I remember those people...
by Creative Cynchronicity on Dec 16, 2016

dervinBATARLO @ Living Room (charity auction)

The above dervinBATARLO original mixed media collage art have been donated for Living Room charity auction in Atlanta. The organisation provides housing services to people and families living with HIV/AIDS. I do hope it sells despite the evidence of...
by dervinBATARLO on Aug 18, 2016

7 Hobbies You Can Monetize Well in Modern Times

We are living in a time where we can monetize almost everything and anything. From a talent, you can make a skill set you have acquired, market it well and you will make more money than on any day job. Log on to any website selling handcrafted stuff...
by La Vera Design on Mar 14, 2016

Amazing Paper Art: Artist Repurposed Old Books Into Paper Cups And Saucers

 An artist from Sweden decided rather than throwing old books or comics away, she would transform them into amazing art pieces – or well cups that will impress your friends The post Amazing Paper Art: Artist Repurposed Old Books Into Paper Cups A...
by Jobs & Vacancies in Kenya on Mar 9, 2016

Recovered

I enjoyed clicking around a crowdsourced graphic design project called Recovering the Classics the other day featuring new covers for old classics produced by anyone and everyone who had the inclination. Bibliographic art is always interesting to me,...
by streets of salem on Mar 6, 2016

Recovered

I enjoyed clicking around a crowdsourced graphic design project called Recovering the Classics the other day featuring new covers for old classics produced by anyone and everyone who had the inclination. Bibliographic art is always interesting to me,...
by streets of salem on Mar 6, 2016

Amazing Animal Art: 50+ Creature-Inspired Creations

As seen through the eyes of sculptors, painters, street artists, photographers and even knitters, the animal kingdom flourishes in curlicues of steel and ...
by WebUrbanist on Feb 15, 2016

Valentine’s Day Pencil Arrows

Welcome to day 10 of our 12 day of Valentine’s Day Idea’s. There is just so much candy and other sweets at Valentine’s Day isn’t there? If you would prefer not to pass out candy at your child’s Valentine’s Day party, how a...
by Creative Cynchronicity on Feb 6, 2016

The Charm of Chimney Sweeps

It is somewhat difficult to comprehend how chimney sweeps–soot-covered, often very young boys who were virtually enslaved to climb up and down narrow flues, brush in hand–could be transformed into good luck charms in the later nineteenth...
by streets of salem on Dec 30, 2015

Sunday Evening Art Gallery — Su Blackwell

A room without books is like a body without a soul. — Marcus Tullius Cicero   Su Blackwell is an artist working predominantly within the realm of paper. She is a British artist best known for constructing delicate sculptures from the page...
by Humoring The Goddess on Aug 30, 2015

10 Bookish Mother’s Day Gifts Your Mom Will Love

Mother’s day is right around the corner. Surprise your mom with one of these novel gifts. 1. A Paper Bouquet Why give your mom ordinary flowers when you could give her paper flowers? They’re bookish, beautiful, and best of all they ̷...
by Book Riot on May 1, 2015

Ephemera-esque

At the end of last semester, one of my students gave me a beautiful card with what looked like a vintage (1920s-1940s) lithograph of the House of the Seven Gables. I just loved it–not just the sentiment inside, but also the image outside, which...
by streets of salem on Apr 27, 2015

Hatching Hostilities

Well this is not really a post that speaks to the spirit of Easter, but it does involve eggs…..I think I’ve written about all of the usual Easter topics over the years, including rabbits, the White House Easter Egg Roll, and Swedish Easte...
by streets of salem on Apr 5, 2015

Brutal London: Paper Miniatures of Concrete Architecture

Rendered in minute detail right down to curtain colors, satellite dishes and graffiti, these paper miniatures mimic London’s iconic Brutalist buildings, ...
by WebUrbanist on Feb 13, 2015

Occupational Art

I’m looking forward to the Valentine’s Day opening of the exhibit “Cosmopolitan Consumption: New England Shoe Stories, 1750-1850″ at the Portsmouth Athenaeum: it is co-curated by my friend Kimberly Alexander and strikes me as...
by streets of salem on Feb 7, 2015

Featured on All Free Paper Crafts – 2014 Top Blogger

I’m so excited! My tissue paper dragonfly suncatcher is one of the top posts on All Free Paper Crafts!  It’s such a fun, quick and easy craft to make and perfect for older kids too. We’ve made these at Girl Guide camps with great success.
by Creative Cynchronicity on Jan 5, 2015

All Wrapped Up

I think I spent more time on wrapping my Christmas gifts this year than purchasing them: I rationalized this by incorporating presentation into the cumulative “thought” that counts! I became rather enchanted with several images of seasona...
by streets of salem on Dec 26, 2014

Cyber Monday Sale!! Cricut Cartridges 20% OFF

Cyber Monday Only: 20% Off All Cricut® Collections! For the first time ever, Close To My Heart is offering a Cyber Monday Sale on Monday, December 1, 2014. You will be able to take advantage of this special deal on my myscrapbooknook.ctmh.com There...
by My Scrapbook Nook on Nov 30, 2014

Cyber Monday Sale!! Cricut Cartridges 20% OFF

Cyber Monday Only: 20% Off All Cricut® Collections! For the first time ever, Close To My Heart is offering a Cyber Monday Sale on Monday, December 1, 2014. You will be able to take advantage of this special deal on my myscrapbooknook.ctmh.com There...
by My Scrapbook Nook on Nov 30, 2014

What I Want Now: Green Men on Plates & Paper

The acquisitive instinct in me has been kicking in lately, which I think is a good thing. I’ve been working very hard for the past year or so, and focusing on more material things gives my mind a rest. It’s really all about the search: I...
by streets of salem on Nov 4, 2014


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