I find it ever so hard to pick only one Lotus Flower to share here on my blog each week, so today I am including three. I have collected all sorts of decorative papers for years. I am in the process of working through my collection and making Lotus Flowers out of all sorts of different papers. It is a fun process.
Continue reading Playing With Transparent Papers
…I am having so much fun experimenting with different papers. I use papers constantly in bookbinding and box making, but folding the lotus flowers is different. I need a paper that is “soft,” but not too soft to get the best result.
Continue reading Lotus Flower With Gold Leaves
…This was the first time I used print papers to make the lotus flowers. I have many ideas for the future. Please come back to visit my blog as I play with many different papers.
Continue reading Custom Lotus Flower
I made this light purple and peach lotus flower for my parents for Valentine’s Day. I have made 26 different two toned color combinations lotus flowers. I love experimenting with different combinations of colors. This lotus flower has pale green leaves. I currently have five different greens that I use for the leaves.
Continue reading Valentine’s Day Lotus Flower
Now I’m playing with two tone flowers. I went out and bought a dozen reams of different colors of papers and am having so much fun trying different combinations of colors. I know that my goal is to make a lotus flower a day, but most days I can’t stop at just one. The peace and serenity I feel when making them is so powerful. I hope the recipients of these lotus flowers feel it too.
Continue reading Two Tone Lotus Flowers
In December, while recovering from a sprained and broken ankle, I taught myself to make hand folded lotus flowers using twelve pieces of paper…I want to keep making lotus flowers every day for the entire year and see how they change over time. It will be a year long journey as I play with color, papers, texture, size and more. Please join me and watch the progress.
Continue reading January 2011 – Lotus Flower Project