Friday, May 20, 2011
|"Scissors" postcard print by Lorelei Design|
They may be a rather humble, utilitarian item that most of us take for granted but scissors really can be objects of beauty when more closely inspected!
They can be rustic -
|Extra large old metal industrial snips, small, medium and large antique scissors, antique button hole scissors and vintage Japanese Ikebana shears|
or vintage -
|Vintage scissors, Set of four Victorian style embroidery scissors, "Knit and Sew", vintage Art Deco square handled forged steel scissors and antique Art Deco sterling silver scissors - can you tell that I am rather fond of things Art Deco?!|
or used to create beautiful pieces of art -
|On the left: "Life is Good" papercut Giclee print from Vegaslammy and "Waiting for the Phone to Ring" papercut by Tina Tarnoff, In the centre: "Goodbye" print from a papercut by Elsita and On the right: "Marie Antoinette" papercut by Tina Tarnoff and "Close Your Eyes, Don't Cry" papercut print by monpetitfantome|
Scissors can also be the subject of "art" themselves -
|"The Swarm" mixed media collage by Oiseaux Noir, "The Scissors" linocut by mishevam, "A Game with Scissors" by arabbitgirl, "Vintage Scissor Friends" mixed media piece by Diana Evans, "Following Your Heart" print by Elsita and "Les Ciseaux" print by Eva Juliet|
or look spectacular - if not a little daunting - when displayed en masse -
|Image via: Eye Snacks|
Scissors can even be entertaining. Care for a game of -
Prints available from Jo Bozarth Illustration - I love these!
Posted by StephieB at 7:21 PM