Woodland Series Papercut Mixed Media Collage IBoobyer

Woodland Papercut collage and mixed media designs

Inspiration Back in February I contacted Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre about using their photos as inspiration. These would be for a new collection of papercut collage and mixed media designs. "Hi, I have just been looking at some fabulous birds of prey photos that have...

Irena Boobyer 3D Papercut / shadowbox - The Corner of Carlton Hill, Exmouth, iconic tree silhouette. 3D papercut demonstration in Blog post

3D Papercut Shadowbox Challenge – using scissors and software

This post is about my adventure into creating a 3D Papercut Shadowbox. I show examples of two finished shadowboxes and include information about and materials and processes. I cut all of my paper silhouettes using a small pair of scissors. Then I edit, print...

“Beautiful Bouquets” at A la Ronde

Today I visited the "Beautiful Bouquets" Exhibition at A la Ronde, taking the opportunity to see the different arrangements within the room settings of this extraordinary house.  I took a photo of my display (without a flash!) as it was so lovely to see it...

Paper Succulents and Airplants at Exeter Library

Paper Flower Installation in the glass cabinet - Exeter Library Foyer, Castle Street, Exeter EX4 3PQ  Paper succulents and air plants displayed both in glass and behind glass! This work is inspired by the current trend for all things floral that thrive behind glass and terrariums. My paper plants remind...

Paper flower Silhouette

The paper flower bouquet is now being exhibitied at A la Ronde, having almost overtaken my studio at 20cm diameter a bloom.  It became quite therapeutic as I gradually developed a system for cutting and curling and pasting at least 100 3D paper petals and...

Beautiful Bouquets

Flowers are in the air this springtime, including paper petals for paper flowers.  My papercuts are turning 3D as the blooms festooned about my studio turn into roses, lilies, dahlias, poppies, daffodils and tulips.  These experiments are ideas leading up to an exhibition in October...

How many days of Christmas?

The Twelve Days of Christmas Accordion book is displayed at the Plum Pudding Exhibition at TAAG. Details at http://www.teignmoutharts.org If you would like a Limited Edition accordion book, please contact for details. ...

“Fashion Statements” making a statement in the Study

It hardly seems possible that after all the snipping away with the scissors the papercuts are now on show in the Study.  The venue is just so superb, chandeliers on the ceiling and glimpses through the magnificent wooden doorway into the hall beyond. Emily and Grace...

Fashion Statements getting closer …

Only one month to go until the exhibition opens in the Study at Killerton. I’ve now completed the twenty papercuts (what a challenge to set myself!) Now making a start on some papercut miniatures to make into cards ...