Crafting a Holiday Line

 I thought I'd share some scenes from my latest photo shoot featuring some of my newest handmade creations, my Bookmark and Holiday Gift Tag Collection...

The idea came to me to make functional, eco-friendly art in the form of gift tags and bookmarks.  Within a matter of moments, I found myself cutting and hole punching.  The next day, I bought the beads. 

The entire collection is handmade, so I've been getting crafty the old-fashioned way--with scissors and rulers and stencils.

I upcycled some of my cards, which were printed on heavy-duty 130# recycled paper.

I chose the finest gold cord (actually remnants from my wedding) and discovered the charming little beads at the local bead shop.

Being a novice photographer using a point and shoot camera, I am frequently changing my product photos whenever I learn a new tip or trick to give my shots a professional edge.

For this  shoot, my goal was to lighten the background so as to emphasize the products more.

I had such a fun time getting crafty for my Holiday Line!

 Be sure to visit my little Boutique in the Redwoods to purchase your own set.  I'll be continually listing new items..Plus, storewide you'll find Free Shipping, so stock up on your Holiday Cards and Gifts.

Give the Gift of Art this Holiday Season!

Click below to visit the Boutique....


Victoria said…
Yay!! Carrie! hooray for the holiday is fabulous..beautiful and ever so charming..all that you do is enchanting! I love the added beads and cord..and all the fabulous photos..and woah..LOVE the German fairy tales wickedly- cool! Gorgeous series of photos showcasing your creations..shine on friend..this is awesome!!
art2cee2 said…
OOOh, these are so striking! Love them!
Cameron said…
Those turned out really nicely! I find it extremely soothing to do papercrafts like that....cutting punching, tying, etc....very zen :)

These are wonderful!
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Amber said…
Beautiful photos! Really looks so nice!
Anonymous said…
these are amazing!
Aelios Design said…
These are beautiful! I love the bookmarks!
Oddball Art Co. said…
Great photos and your bookmarks and tags are just lovely! :)

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