Archive for May, 2011


collaged owl “Papercrafting in No Time” by Claire Young is the source of this little owl. My friend Alison brought back from Seville individually-wrapped candies in heavy waxed paper with a Moorish pattern, and that is the source of the eyes.

The owl needs wings (according to Claire Young’s pattern) but I gave him such large eyes that the proportions are challenging. Maybe he’ll get ’em, maybe he won’t!


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These flowers were briefly mounted on toothpicks in my Easter basket of home-grown grass. They deserved a further life, so I am going to send them to my Mom (shhh).

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