Bear Murders Puma Up For T-Shirt Design

Posted by Amelia Swhizzagers On 8:31 AM 0 comments
Hey guys! I decided to try to put my Bear Murders Puma design on a Threadless shirt.

My Submission

Could I bother you to go and vote yes for me? (Just click on the bear above)

Thanks so much!

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Let Down Your Golden Hair

Posted by Amelia Swhizzagers On 8:20 AM 0 comments
I always loved the part in the story of Rapunzel where she comments that she liked it better when the prince climbed up her hair because he was so much lighter than the witch. Climb on, handsome prince, climb on!

This lovely scherenschnitt is for sale on my etsy site too!

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Posted by Amelia Swhizzagers On 10:00 PM 0 comments
Okay, it's for sale. I'll make prints soon though! Go here for to buy.

I thought I'd try my hand at doing a series. I got these vintage frames the other day and wanted to place something in them and I kept thinking, Red Riding Hood, Red Riding Hood. So I followed the voices in my head and did a papercut.

I looked up Red Riding Hood on Wikipedia and the story is sort of like how when you're a little kid you miss all the innuendos in Grease. Well, I missed all the innuendos in Red Riding Hood. In the original stories, she is swayed by the wolf and gets in bed with him before he eats her. There is no hunter to save her. She messes with the wolf, she dies.

I like the above picture the best. They are having such a good time smelling those flowers.

In light of the fact that my parent's dog just died and they just shot that tiger in the San Francisco zoo, I had a little bit of a hard time with this last image. That wolf was just doing what he does best.

These are small, about 3.5" x 5". I might try to sell them on Etsy. I sort of want to hoard them for myself though.

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Etsy Virgin!

Posted by Amelia Swhizzagers On 9:25 AM 0 comments
I put up my first stuff on Etsy this weekend! I wonder to myself, "Why didn't I do this sooner?" Visit

I'm in love with this little deer papercut that I did. It's so teeny and fragile.

Here's some little elephants, not quite as teeny as the deer one, but still pretty teeny.

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Leaving Las Vegas

Posted by Amelia Swhizzagers On 9:53 PM 0 comments

Before my parents moved out of my childhood home in Las Vegas, I snapped a few pictures of the things I loved about the area. One of my favorite birds in the area is the Mourning Dove and luckily they were perched in abundance on a telephone pole right in our front yard. This picture of this scherenschnitt looks a lot cooler than what it actually turned out like, but it still looks pretty great in real life.

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Princes in the Tower

Posted by Amelia Swhizzagers On 11:03 AM 0 comments

Today is Alex' birthday and when I was over there in England, he mentioned that it would be interesting to do a silhouette book of the Princes in the Tower. Of course I needed to be educated about who exactly these princes were, but thought "Sure, that would be interesting." In my head, the silhouettes on either side, with the stairs going into their mouths of Richard III and Henry VII, would be a little more prominent. If I were to do it all again, I'd make them a little more scary. I like how the princes turned out though.

The post office told me the present wouldn't make it there until Friday, so I was pleasantly surprised to find that it had made it on the day of his birth. His postman put it in the bathroom window instead of the mail slot, so luckily it didn't fall in the toilet!

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