Paper Sculpture Custom Wall Art Giveaway - Apart From This

Congratulations to giveaway winner, Lauri Crowe!

I was delighted when David Dunleavy of Apart From This wrote to offer one of his modern stripe paper sculptures as a giveaway. You might remember this post about the wonderfully unique framed wall art he creates from hand-cut strips of sturdy paper.

Apart From This Paper Sculpture - Venice Beach
Venice Beach

Recently David has been experimenting with adding texture to his contemporary sculptures. For example, this indented heart.

Apart From This Paper Sculpture - My Heart Sank
 My Heart Sank

A series of three sea-themed pieces is headed to Dubai. I love the way the curves impart a sense of rippling water.

Apart From This Paper Sculpture - Galway Detail
Galway Bay One

The trio is made in the larger size that he offers... each 11-inch square (28cm) contains over 1500 strips of hand-cut paper and is mounted on a 19-inch mat board. Smaller sculptures measure 5.5 inches (14cm) and are made up of hundreds of paper strips. Each size is enclosed within a glass-front black or white box frame.

Apart From This Paper Sculptures - Two Sizes

On a personal note, I ordered a sculpture from David to give as a gift and have to say that after seeing it in person, his secret process of lining up so many pieces and perfectly framing them still mystifies me! But no matter how the handsome result is achieved, it is even more remarkable than these photos convey.

Apart From This Paper Sculpture - Smoothie Cleanse
 Smoothie Cleanse

While there is an already completed selection of art squares to choose from at the Apart From This website, David welcomes custom orders... any color combination is doable. Coordinate with room decor or select the colors of your favorite sports team, school, flag, or location. He can be contacted via email at or via Instagram DM.

Apart From This Paper Sculptures

Now about that giveaway! One winner will receive a custom-made, smooth cut, 5.5-inch (14cm) square piece in his or her colorway choice mounted in a 9-inch (23cm) black or white frame. This is a worldwide giveaway. The winner will submit to David a photo of a desired color palette, inspiration (nature, interior etc.) or idea, or of course can choose an example from the website.

Apart From This Paper Sculpture - Flightplan Tulip
Flightplan Tulip

To enter, simply leave a comment on this post. If you are on Instagram, you can double your chances by following @allthingspaper and @david_dunleavy and liking this giveaway photo.

Apart From This Paper Sculpture - By Bumblebee
By Bumblebee

The giveaway will conclude at the end of Saturday, October 31, 2015 (EST). The winner will be chosen via a random number generator and announced at the top of this post and on the Instagram giveaway photo as soon as he or she has been notified. Good luck!

Ann Martin
Ann Martin

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