Last weekend I decided that as my stock of homemade greeting cards was running low it was about time I got cracking and made some more.
The first two are Pergamano style cards, i.e. making pictures by stretching the parchment. I like doing this but it does make the old fingers ache; consequently I don't make too many. The design doesn't show up very well because the parchment is virtually see-through. A coloured background has to be used to show it to good effect.
Some people call this paper lace but I don't do too much lacy stuff, just the chosen design.
The next batch are computer generated. What would we do without computers?
Goodness only knows why the next picture ended up on its side, it was straight when I took the picture!
Ah, back to normal I see!
Next is a style of decoupage but not the 3-D sort. Decoupage is French for the art of cutting paper. I had lots of bits and with them created this picture.
I was shown how to do this at WI - it's a one off, I won't make another one.
And this is a small gift package. I used balloon patterned paper and thought I would try and trim it with a bunch of balloons to hide the seal. I curled the individual cut-outs as best I could but it wasn't a huge success.