Thoughtful gifts

February 21, 2011

A super thoughtful gift

I don’t know what to say about these except that I love them. A beautiful rich wood with contrasting black edges and a matte finish. Those silhouettes bring me right back to elementary school, having our profile outlined with the overhead projector and Sharpie markers onto huge newsprint pages.

Ornaments for clients

January 8, 2011

Outdated paint samples being put to good use

 

With a thank-you tag and my logo, it's off to my clients!

As we were about to throw out a fan deck of outdated paint chips, I couldn’t help but think that there had to be something beautiful to be made of it. It’s a nice weight of paper, the color selection is amazing! Thanks to Readymade for a great idea.

Paper stars

January 3, 2011

A high-contrast paper mobile for my little sister!

 

My little sister is expecting her first baby at the end of the month and asked me to make a mobile for the nursery. After much contemplation and many experiments in paper, we have this. It’s under debate as to what they’re actually called. They’re known as German stars, Swedish stars, Moravian Stars, Origami stars, you get the idea. I followed the instructions here: How to Make Stars. A little tricky to start, but once you’ve got it, you can fold them with your eyes closed.