When I first started to help some of my Internet friends enter the world of Floral Paper Sculpture one thing that was asked many times and that was.. "what sort of paper do you use?" At that time I was mainly using text weight paper but since then I've found that papers a little heavier, but not card stock, can produce some wonderful effects. However.. back then when asked I said that so long as the paper was the colour you wanted and that you could punch and mould it.. it didn't really matter.. I said "you know.. I heard once that someone had made these flowers from a placemat from a fast food restuarant". The person I said this to thought I was joking.Sometime later while my hubby and I were having dinner at Hungry Jacks (known to some as Burger King) I was looking at the placemats and decided I would give it a go myself so I asked one of the staff if I could have a couple of placemats. Without going further into this story which could become a novel.. I was given two different placemats which I made a card from each. Apart from the actual card.. the flowers and the leaves were made from the placemats. I only used the one type of placemat for each card, however, I did use two of each one.
My name is Angie and I live in the beautiful State of Victoria, Australia. I've been crafting now for about 12 years and doing Floral Paper Sculpture for ten of these years. I love all types of papercraft and enjoy learning new techniques. There is hardly a day that goes by when I'm not thinking of new ideas and I thoroughly enjoy brainstorming with my friends. I am married to a wonderful man who looks after me like no-one else can.. the rest of my family is made up of our two sons, their wives and our four grandchildren. My hubby and I are owned by the beautiful and very clever ''Imperial Duchess".. Our Fergie who is our Blue Oriental cat. She rules the roost! God has blessed me with many talents and I praise Him for that. I hope that you will enjoy seeing my work and if I can help you in any way that you will contact me... email@example.com