Paper Sculpture Birds - Plus More!

Today I'm launching a new feature called Wow Wednesday in which I'll gather favorite paper art and paper craft links I've come across, along with a photo from each. Some may have been shared on the All Things Paper Facebook page, but others will be brand new. Admittedly it might not be a weekly gig because whenever a giveaway is scheduled, it will launch on Wednesday instead.

So here we go...

Diana Beltran Herrera's flock of paper birds - caught in flight!

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It's the right time of year to make hammered leaf prints [edit: link no longer available]. A how-to with lots of tips is on Build/Make/Craft/Bake.

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This is so cool! Don't miss the Colossal post about fore-edge paintings that can only be seen when the book's gilded pages are fanned. The practice dates back as far as 1650!

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Anna and Lene of PaperMatrix posted a tutorial and templates for a very neat 3D pine cone - apparently it's easier than their previous woven designs because the bottom is open a bit. I'll take them at their word until I get a chance to try it. And I will - they would make wonderful tree ornaments!

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Lastly, how gorgeous is this Nest Lamp made by J. Antonio Palma of Spain?! The nest is rolled newsprint tubes and the egg is also paper.

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Ann Martin
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Comments

  1. Wow... that bird sculpture is amazing!

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  2. What wowed me is the fanning book pages. Very cool!

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  3. What a wonderful collection of paper finds!! That edge painting is just amazing!

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  4. I really like the hammered leaf prints, and that bird is amazing. These are all beautiful projects!

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  5. Ann, as if you didn't have enough online presence! Thanks for adding this - the hammered plant prints are stunning! - Karren

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  6. Wow! Awesome! I like this new feature. I really want to try and make those cones!

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  7. Thanks everyone, I'm glad you're excited about Wow Wednesday. Karren, right you are. :) Kidding... actually, this new series is a way to get back in the groove of posting each M, W, and F after slacking a little during the summer months.

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  8. You always share the most amazing things! Thanks for stopping by!

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  9. The sculpted bird looks amazing. Thanks for all the links Ann.

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