Thursday, June 30, 2011

Accepted into competition

Wow, my Paper Sculpture Hiker was accepted into the Isabelle de Borchgrave's competition:
http://www.isabelledeborchgrave.com/en_news2.php?ID=14

I entered my Paper Sculpture Hiker.


Wish me luck

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Recycle a used light bulb


Recycle a used light bulb. Put on a pair of safety glasses.  Get a pair of pliers and pull out the top of the bulb.  Take a Chinese chop stick and break out the inside parts.  Rinse out with water before adding any plants.

Reply to Jared:
The base is a separate piece of glass - the ones I used are sold in craft shops...secure with E6000 glue or any other strong bonding glue (in well ventilated area or preferable take the entire project outside to glue - do not inhale any of the vapors.

Happy growing,
Petrina
Shipped off my biggest Pop-Up Book project - ever to a NYC client, last week. That is to say the most Pop-Ups in one book.  He even called me after it arrived.  I loved hearing all the nice things he had to say about my book - he actually yelled in my ear:
"You are amazing - it is beyond my biggest dreams of what it would look like."

I still have a long way to go.

That is so impressive that he even called.  Most projects, I just get an E-mail to say they received the book

Have worked on a couple of new designs this week and getting together the plan for a High School graduate.
Shipped off a project to Australia last week, also.  Only 3 Pop-Ups and 2 of them were record players with double layers showing the top and bottom of the mechanical record.

 Mechanical Car -pull the tab and the car wizzes to the right.
 Coat of Arms - also called a Crest - Pops- Up as the viewer opens the book
 Expert jeweler Pop-Up page:
 I learned how to add Silk to the inside Cover and back of book. 

Have you learned anything new lately?  Hope you would share it.