Store Windows, Paper Scraps, & Sulia

Let it be said Best Window Displays is a lovely place to fritter away time.

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It's where Hermès windows decorated with quilled mushrooms were spotted.
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Created by Belgian artists, the colorful scenes were located in Dutch department store de Bijenkorf last winter.

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And a little something else from nature... Alison Lang, a Seattle area graphic artist and letterpress designer wondered what to do with strips of cover weight paper that resulted from a card trimming session. She wound up creating this collection of sweet silhouettes.

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I spy a hummingbird sipping nectar, blue jay, trees, perhaps an ice floe, and this dear owl.

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Perhaps only another paper lover would understand the satisfaction of spending an afternoon in such a pursuit.

Ann Martin
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Comments

  1. awesome art, really love the mushrooms,what a great way to display it!!!!
    Paula

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  2. Wow, I almost missed the purse in the first photo of the store front. Amazing! And I love those white silhouettes too!

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    1. I know what you mean, Molly... there's lots to see!

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  3. Thanks for featuring my little project on here... I almost forgot how fun it was! I would recommend it for anyone- it's a great way to do a little "doodling".

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  4. Lovely quilled mushrooms. The white silhouettes really are amazing. So much details with just a few strips are paper!!

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  5. Talk about quilling reaching the "height of fashion"!

    Love the quiet, concise lines of Alison's quilling. They say so much using so little.

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  6. The store window is lovely, but it does sadden me that the artists didn't get the recognition they deserved.

    Gail

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  7. So wonderful---all those quilled art pieces! And thanks for sharing about SULIA.COM!

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  8. Oh! Wow! This is absolutely gorgeous! Thank you for sharing.

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