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These will be for sale for the first time at Made on the Left (see post below for details).

Made with paper from 1959, four tiny five-petal flowers on a curled white vine. Although they bring ‘honeysuckle’ to my mind, they don’t quite look the same.

What do they remind you of? Let me know in the comments, and if you can come to Made on the Left on Sunday July 26th to pick it up, I’ll be pleased to give you a stem. (I’ll give away a maximum of 3 stems, to what I believe are the best or most accurate comparisons. Other stallholders are welcome to participate.)

Also for the first time, I have something very special planned for these:

Stay tuned to find out exactly what …

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…is where I will be on Sunday the 26th of July. Check out the poster below with all the details:

Different stallholders on Saturday and Sunday, amazing designers and makers-of-all-things unique and beautiful, and beer in close proximity. Perfect.

While I’m head-down-hands-busy making beautiful things to take to the market, I’ve come across what may be the right paper for a beautiful new flower design. If you can excuse bad photography and a work-in-progress atmosphere, have a look at these:

Paper peonies, made with a textured, deep purple handmade paper, made from banana leaves and (I believe) mulberry bark. Oof. Beautiful.

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