When I created the parrot for Vivian, I had some extra pieces and created something with them (instead of putting them back in the cramped box). I named this piece, Greenspan, because I like how it looks like it's expanding off the canvas. In this span of green is also looks like a flower, a… Continue reading Greenspan
This upcycling piece had someone's name on it - Vivian - because she was kind enough to store something important to me at her residence for two months. It quickly became tempting to have and it was taking up space, so it needed to go...fast. Due to Vivian's kindness, I hope she likes what I… Continue reading Parrot
This post is dedicated to a fellow blogger, Deepika. Another origami post was on my mind during NanoPoblano, but I didn't have time to execute it. Enjoy! We're making an origami ninja star today. You may want to use scratch paper on your first try. You're not done, yet. When you reach Step 6 with… Continue reading Poke!
Nov. 16, 2021 Did you know that triangles are the strongest shape? Now you do! That's why you see triangles in everything that needs to be sturdy and hold tons of weight, from bridges, cranes (in construction), and architecture. Therefore, triangles were what I had cut from the strips of cardstock that were not the… Continue reading Cooling Triangular Collage
Nov. 12, 2021 Blue-Green Butterfly I upcycled this butterfly for my friend this summer. It's made from a tissue box. *120 tissues were discarded for this process* It's also relatively small so she can hang it on a cabinet knob if she didn't have the desk or wall space for this. After temping at an… Continue reading Friday Butterfly