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I'm late today. I've been here there and everywhere this morning and on the telephone searching for my missing threads. That problem is hopefully resolved now. Tomorrow I stalk the... Continue »
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I'm early again! I was early to class too, yesterday to be precise. Not sure what's happening. I doubt I have morphed into someone super organised overnight....it's a mystery. I... Continue »
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Blog: Elsa Mora
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Today I'm back with a whole post about my tools. I get several e-mails asking about what tools I use for my papercuts. Below I'll share a list of them. I also need to say that if you ever wrote... Continue »
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Blog: Elsa Mora
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* I was so excited to find John Medina's book the other day. BRAIN RULES: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School. I'm still reading it and enjoying it a lot. I'm learning lots of things... Continue »
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Sometimes we become something else in order to adapt to our surroundings, to get what we want, to be liked or to survive. Somehow we all have an actor within and I think that that’s one of the most basic... Continue »
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Cut cut cut. Scissors, porcelain, fragile, etc. I made a large series of porcelain scissors in 2001 when I just moved to the USA. I didn't know exactly why I was making them. Today I think that I was feeling... Continue »
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Nine necklaces like the one in the picture will be available on my Etsy shop soon:) I made ten; one for me and nine for you. They look so adorable in person. Red is the perfect color to wear it... Continue »
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Intuition: "ability to sense or know immediately without reasoning" (Wikipedia) Understanding without apparent effort, quick and ready insight seemingly independent of previous experiences or empirical knowledge. (Wikipedia) We know what intuition is because we experience it often. My intuition has... Continue »
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And here we have a little dolly that I made for Natalie :) (she fits in the palm of my hand) Natalie didn't want a weird dolly {(:o) So I decided to create an traditional-antique-looking little girl instead :) I... Continue »
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Here is my second painting of the year. It was inspired by two different elements: the victorian era and this quote by Henri Matisse: "There are always flowers for those who want to see them". I liked this quote so... Continue »
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Happy Valentine's Day my friend! Today I started up the day by hitting another car at the place where I get the paper for my prints (Samy's Camera). The parking lot gets really difficult over there. I was asked to... Continue »
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Blog: Elsa Mora
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Each one of us has the potential to do great things in every area of our lives. But what keeps us from reaching our full potential sometimes? Some possible answers are: distractions, lack of focus, lack of direction, lack of... Continue »
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LIMITED EDITION OF 25 EACH. (Already available on Etsy) $28 per print (Signed and numbered) Ever since I started offering papercut prints on Etsy I have wanted to create some colorful designs with my silhouettes. The experiments started a few... Continue »
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The inspiration: A photograph that I took of a tiny little bottle and some charming red fruits from my garden. The Creation: A woman ("bottle") which head is decorated with tiny little fruits from her inner garden or emotional world.... Continue »
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