Make a paper jubbly with printed graphics

Paper jubblies are great to make. You can personalise one by printing your own graphics. If you want the graphics to be the right way up whichever way the jubbly is facing, follow my tutorial. It will walk you through the steps to setting up the area to fill with graphics, how to hot foil…

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Make paper jubblies

Use pretty paper and decorate for any occasion. They are really cylinders that have been turned 90 degrees and crimped to make a tetrahedron. You don’t need a crimper to create the corrugated top and bottom but it does complete the ‘look’. Fill them with sweets as party treats or shower gifts. Make 24 and…

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Confetti Letters

Did you know there is a word used to describe sentences that contain every letter of the alphabet? One example which has been around since at least the late 1800s is ‘The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog,”. They’re called Pangrams. Am making good progress designing letters and working through the alphabet. The…

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Paper Cut Letters

I’m showcasing the first few new papercut letter designs here and when I’m perfectly happy with them and how they cut, they’ll be up on Etsy. I’ve been designing a few types before I decide which way to go and complete a whole alphabet with; some have already been cut out others are still in…

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Celebration Freebird Papercut

I designed the bird some time ago; it came to life as a pencil and paper drawing, was then scanned and imported into Illustrator for tracing. Designing for a papercut means paying attention to legibility, that it will cut in one piece and not lose any bits that are meant to be part of the…

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Papercutting and Dupion Silk

I’m working on a papercutting for somebody at the moment and wanted something special to back it with. I went to a shop that specialises in raw silk from China, Thailand and India. It’s called Roisin Cross. It has the most beautiful range of silks. I chose three Dupion silks – these are woven in…

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Letter h papercutting

Here’s the papercut of the design posted yesterday ready to be framed. It is quite large and will go into an A3 frame. Today has been busy. Mr T is laying new flooring in the bedroom we keep for family and friends when they come over. He’s really cracking on and I’m totally amazeballs at…

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