Friday, December 26, 2014

::TUTORIAL:: Brilliant Paper Clips

Hi friends! Isn't it amazing what you can create with the simplest, "plain Jane" office supplies?! I took a bunch of my giant paper clips and turned them into a collection of unique clips with brilliant colors and soft, dainty textures. Last but not least, a colorful ribbon bow was added to finish the look.

See the step-by-step tutorial right here on the RubberMoon Arts blog

Collection of Brilliant Paper Clips; tutorial by Martice Smith II
Collection of decorated paper clips by Martice Smith II

I love using my stash of monoprinted papers for these smaller projects!

example of gelli print; Brilliant Paper Clips tutorial by Martice Smith II

Here are the beautifully designed stamps used in my tutorial:

RubberMoon stamps used in Brilliant Paper Clips; tutorial by Martice Smith II
RubberMoon stamps: (top to bottom) RubberMoon Alphabet, Bamboo, Large Fern, Dogwood Blossoms, Panda

I encourage you to take another look at your office supplies and turn them into something that puts a smile on your face, every time you use them. Happy creating!


*I'm also sharing this project with The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #7 - Tic Tac Toe
~Bow, Glitter, Ribbon~ 


3 comments:

  1. Very cute paper clips. They would make great gifs. Thanks for joining us at The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge.

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  2. Such creative paper clips!! Love them!!!! Thanks for joining us in this month's Mixed Media Monthly Challenge!!

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  3. what a fun idea and they turned out so great! Thank you so much for playing with the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge! And Happy New year!
    -Rachel
    rwkrafts.com

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