Paper Wedding Centerpieces

Paper Wedding Centerpieces

Hello!

I’m finally back after a long absence, been a very eventful time away for me. Aside from my 9 to 5 morphing into a speed train that’s trying drive everyone crazy, I also suffered a personal loss of a dear friend which destabilised me for while. But I guess it’s the circle of life, we all have our appointed time here on earth, the only thing is for us to use what little time we’ve been given to the best of our ability. Live your life everyday in the manner in which you would like to be remembered.

Some good news though, if you have liked the Thoughts Paper Scissors page on facebook you’d already have seen my post but in case you haven’t heard, my design for the Panasonic Cut Out the Darkness paper lantern project made it into the final top 100 designs selected for mass production. Many thanks to everyone who voted and if you’re interested in taking part they’re taking new entries for a second competition because it was so popular. Here’s the link http://cotd.panasonic.net/ and you can see my design called ‘Abstract’ on the list of winners.

Now to the order of business, today’s post showcases centerpieces I created for a friend’s wedding a while back. The bride requested I create 3D paper centerpieces of landmarks from countries around the world of places she’s been and would like to visit. She wanted them done in silver and/or bronze. I ended up using silver paper and card with copper foil on some of the designs. I created 18 landmarks in total. Continue reading

In the meantime…

In the meantime…

So, I more or less failed at my first attempt to get a new paper project completed in time for this post (hence why this is coming a day late! Oops!). But the dream is still very much alive and since every failure is an opportunity to learn I can say at least I’ve learnt a few things about balancing my demanding 9 to 5 (which in reality can sometimes be 9am to 9am) and my personal goals for this blog.

  • First maybe to pace myself and not get over ambitious with the projects I choose to tackle.
  • Secondly to do a little bit everyday instead of working myself into a panic over what I need to do but haven’t done as my deadline looms. As the self-help guru’s say, break down the project into bite size or manageable tasks

In the meantime due to the absence of a new project to showcase, I’ve decided to post a project I did a while back for a friend & colleague.

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