Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Precious Paper Flowers

This is amazing.. This is paper quilling. This is from Creartive Shop's Flickr Photostream, and you can also find other pieces of incredible art at their website for sale.
"Paper Quilling or paper filigree is an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs. The paper is wound around a quill to create a basic coil shape. The paper is then glued at the tip and the coil shaped, these shaped coils are arranged to form flowers, leaves, and various ornamental patterns similar to ironwork.'

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Floppy Flowers

This beauty is from Today's Postcrossing Postcard wall.

Encaustic Wax Painting
This beauty if from Laura at her Etsy store Don't Orbit Me Encaustics .  Laura lives and creates in Markham, Ontario. Her medium of choice is painting with beeswax and gives a great background to her process at her etsy store and Flickr Photostream. I love that it's "Perfectly imperfect in nature". You'll find all kinds of goodies available to purchase at her Etsy store.. Love It!