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Hello There (>insert drabble<), Welcome Home

I’ve been having one of those weird weeks. Last week I was feeling uninspired (I was still doing things but on soulless autopilot – like my dentist) I was the metaphorical snail about to be crushed by the proverbial boot. But! This week I’ve perked up a bit – Everything is inspiring me. So whilst […]

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How to Frame Papercuttings (straight to the point & rant free)

It’s called a Box Frame.  And it’s usually a type of frame used to display medals, seashells and other precious sentimental things.  You can type it into ebay, google or even explorer. A Box Frame usually looks like this (it can be different colours or sizes but note the depth)   See the shadow it […]

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Almost there (alias. The Big Push)

Well its been an exciting week. Finally told some folk what I’ve been up too (learning papercutting) and people seem to like them!! Which is way more than I could have ever hoped for.  The twitters round the 2000 mark (but the facebook struggles a bit) and we’re building a wee shop to see if […]

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A Post that will Rhyme and a Poem with Time

Since this post is about my first ever poem Cut with a blade whilst in my small home I think it should rhyme and have a nice twist Just like cutting those letters with a flick of the wrist It started with finding a nice swishy font And buying the copyright from my favourite haunt […]

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Lion, The Witch and my Dodgey Wardrobe

Today I tried something waaay more complicated than my usual but I was feeling good after cutting my Dandy Lion papercut and thought to myself – Bring it Universe! Bring IT! And I think its..sorta….kinda…maybe ok but the paper was too heavy. I thought that heavy paper would be more forgiving and keep the little […]

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Superglue, Knives and Birds Oh My!

It was 2am in the morning, the moon was high and there wolves were on the hunt (ok thats not accurate- it was raining and there’s no wolves).  And I had just nearly finished a complicated-ish (I’ve only been at this for 3 weeks now) papercut when my knife slipped.  It ran over my thumb […]

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Lettering

With blades getting switched out after nearly every papercut and my finger developing a strange cramping feeling in only my middle and pointy finger and three papercuts a day (much like being tortured by Manticore) – I am still determined to master Lettering (said with a fake dramatic echo).  Its just trying to get the […]

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Tea Deer?

Today I tried, by far, the most complicated Cut so far. It was of a deer with interesting horns. It was one of those doodles you start when you’re on the phone to someone and then it spiralled out of control.  It is also the first cutting with my new blades with are vastly superior […]