It should never surprise me how the design process is so full of twists and turns.
Yet it ALWAYS does.
Sometimes I step back from my final creation and think, “wait, how did I get here?”
Once back at home with all my new papers, I have some ideas rolling in my head.
Something like this
and something kinda like this
I had a desire, a picture in my head of something with layered patchwork with the floral papers, something vintagy, and springy, and textured… but clearly, I did not hit it with this one
So I walk away. Go about my day. Pick up Saida from my sisters. Show them to Ben. Unsettle.
And then I walk past my desk, “what about burlap, and that other paper that I loved! I bet it matches the linen tape…”
There it is…
but you can’t blame me for being surprised when