maybe it’s something about the two feet of snow we’ve received in the last three weeks, or that the cold weather forces everything indoors, but i’ve been really drawn to incorporating life into my crafty projects. while a fresh coat of white snow makes everything look clean and pretty, i’m eagerly awaiting the return of green grass, leaves on trees, the sun and that newly spring smell in the air. for now, i’m getting by through letting the outside in:
the office3. finally, in my attempt to add little things here and there around the house, i had another project: the powder room. i picked up a small ledge at Target and needed a small accent. a candle was one, the second was handmade paper art.a little how to…the paper tree art started with a simple, 4″ x 6″ white frame, along with plain white and yellow scrapbook paper.
once the tree was cut, i trimmed down the yellow stock to frame size, and centered the delicate tree on the yellow background. a helpful glue pen allows for thin placements of adhesive with small cuts of paper.