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Penpal Papercraft

  • Categories: Illustration, Crafting
  • Released: April 2014
  • Client: Greg Topscher

Description

Craft the innaugerual letter of a life-long penpaldom. Initial wow-factor was the top-priority of the summer. Theme was spring: a nod to the current season and new beginnings.

Process

The hand-lettered addresses formed the foundation of the layout. Moonflowers were then cut from old seed packets and arranged on the envelope. This combo alone was too sweet, almost a wedding-invite. Bugs were the perfect addition! Lady bugs that is. Sweet but still bugs. To create the 3-D effect, pencil erasers were sculpted into half-globes, painted and attached. With the "(tag) you're it" insert carefully dropped inside, the envelope was sealed.