Be Inspired - Paper

Words to Inspire

What better life-wish could there be than to discover our creativity, to cultivate our creativity, and then to live from our creativity.
Quote from a Thousand Paths to Creativity by David Baird

Idea to Inspire

There are always projects to do with paper involved, we figure out what we want to do pull out the paper and we create.  Today let the paper inspire you, pull out the paper first.  After reviewing the colors, textures, and shapes, base you project around your collection of paper.

Photos to Inspire

Everyday objects can be most inspiring if you take a moment and just look at them and see what they have to offer.  Look at what these Flickr photographers have done with something we see everyday, paper, they turned it into art.

Origamido Paper
Origamido Paper by ClosedUnsink

Paper with a Twist
Paper with a Twist by wicamoo

Rain Bow (Paper Sculpture)
Rain Bow (Paper sculpture) by cobalt123

Paper by Old One Eye

papers by fsse8info
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  1. Wow, someo of those photos are amazing, I love the paper sculpture! I have a paper fetish, I love to peruse selections, and when the order comes in, I just melt! Speaking of which, it's been awhile since I ordered any paper... ;)

  2. I love paper as well and esp the Japanese washi paper.

  3. Wow, what cool paper pictures! I love them, thanks so much for sharing!

  4. LOVE the paper pics inspirations! Thanks for sharing!

  5. Great pics! Paper is becoming more and more amazing today as it has evolved and paper crafting has become so huge! ~Val

  6. I went into a paper-making phase once, and it was amazing how many things paper is made out of--almost any plant material could me mulched together to make different textures and smoothness--it's so fun.

  7. So pretty! I love how are can be extremely complicated, or just one simple though- a second look, really, at something so mundane to put a peculiar or interesting spin on it!


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