Some inspirations do end up in the trash

One quiet weekend afternoon while the boy is tucked comfortably in bed for his nap, I took a scissors, some coloured paper and did these scandinavian-styled paper cut-outs.

Took about an hour and a half, threaded a fishing line through it and planned to hang it someplace in the house.

Hung it up, took one look at it, decided it was simply too Hari-Raya-ish for the decor.

Maybe it was the colour…would have done better with greys, blue and olive shades. Or maybe it was too art-deco-liked, I have never been a fan of art-deco styles.

Some projects unfortunately do end up in the trash….an example of how an inspired moment becomes misconstrued and then goes obsolete and unappreciated. 

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  1. Ooh, my first thought was that these are going to be frames!

    These can double up as frames but need to be cut from a larger format of paper. These are quite small, less than 1/2 of that of a A4 sized paper. These can also be used to line serving trays…for fancy table set up for occasions.