Extraordinary Works in Paper
A portfolio of selected projects created for corporate, publishing, and private clients.
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Modern Easter EggsMarch 6, 2013 · 0 Comments
I feel I am committing a “craft crime” when I admit I prefer my Easter eggs un-dyed; white, brown, blue…any hue they wear in nature is good enough for me. This preference can be traced to my childhood growing up on a farm. I still recall the chicken coop, light seeping in between the boards, the
How to Make a Valentine From an OnionFebruary 1, 2013 · 6 Comments
My 20-year-old habit of sending myself a Valentine took a curious turn when I happened upon an unexpected, and seductively beautiful, material. The project is well-suited for other occasions, too, so whether or not you are a fan of February, take a peek. You’ll never again look at an onion the same way.
A Perfect Paper Flower For Any OccasionJanuary 4, 2013 · 0 Comments
My most popular flower to date is a simple, yet very elegant design originally featured in Bride’s Magazine. These flowers can be created in five easy steps, each of which is explained in this short video tutorial I did with Michelle Spaulding and the folks at the Etsy.com blog. (Shooting at the Etsy studio was
Making A Garland With PunchDecember 7, 2012 · 0 Comments
For the holidays, I thought I would take up that old reliable project, the paper garland from my elementary school days, but with a twist; bands of paper glued end-to-end, become rings of paper glued edge-to-edge.
How To Make A SnowstormNovember 2, 2012 · 0 Comments
A friend of mine visiting from the tropics wanted, more than anything, to see snow. Unfortunately, he was visiting during the Thanksgiving holiday when snow in New York (while possible) is unlikely. Not wanting to disappoint him, I set to work on “approximating” the effect. As is my rule around the holidays, the project had
Ideas For A Creepy Little Photo BookOctober 5, 2012 · 0 Comments
When it comes to taking pictures, most of us fall into one of two categories: the “pseudo-professional” (who meters the lighting, minds the shadows, and is always aware of the background) or the “hapless amateur” (who forgoes technical know-how and relies, instead, on blind luck whenever they open the shutter on their camera). I fall solidly into