Archive | December, 2013

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Wonky Butterfly

Tonight I was wondering if I was ready for something slightly more detailed than my previous…um efforts. But I wanted whatever I was going to make look different as well (this is a poorly formed sentence).  So I doodled a butterfly but I think butterflies must be definately common in paper cutting so I pondered.  […]

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My Beginner Kit

Well it’s December and I’ve decided to buy a gift for myself, from me to me, for good….well alright….I’ve not killed anyone – behaviour.  It is a Papercutting/Crafting Kit for Beginners.  In the kit there was a knife (maplin), a self-healing cutting board (that heals itself – not my fingers) and few templates to get […]

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The History

Papercutting is the art of cutting paper in pretty things. And that used to be my total sum of knowledge on the subject. Then I discovered that my favourite author Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) (Danish Dude) was also known for papercut artwork. And that got my attention.   I was also mentally shopping for a new […]