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Paper Onion Garland

Paper Onion Garland
I made these map garlands as a special request for a customer and they have proved rather popular. The map colours glow in the light – all those blues and green smoosh together into something very pretty. This is the style I call ‘paper onions’. I don’t know what else to call them! These are paper hearts, strung on twine. There are eight on a string. I’d like to experiment with something other than twine though. Like this: Like Loading...

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