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Ledger Camas

August 17, 2014

I acquired a wonderful 1967 ledger book while clearing out the parents home after their death. The business name wasn’t included, but I highly suspect it was from the one my dad worked for. After ripping out several back pages and torturing them like crazy (and boy, did I torture them!), I determined they couldn’t be used to create a full camas plant. The pages were too darn stiff and thick to manipulate. However, after thinking more about it, I decided to incorporate small portions of pages to the blank forms.

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An essence of the ledger book! Camas 5 is getting closer to completion once I figure out a color and flower parts. I still need an assistant to bend, cut and twist wire for the petal sections. Assistant #2 (Hubby) has finally offered to help, but I’m not certain I can pin him down to do it. Assistant #1 comes to bend and twist on Tuesday. I’m so excited!

To check out the upcoming installations, please visit  Art in Rural Storefronts 2014 click HERE

4 Comments leave one →
  1. August 17, 2014 5:57 pm

    Love those old ledgers, with beautiful handwriting. These strips add such great texture to the camas.

    • paperstew permalink*
      August 18, 2014 9:40 am

      Thanks Anna. 🙂

  2. August 17, 2014 11:27 pm

    They look fabulous. I love to see how people work around creative problems.

    • paperstew permalink*
      August 18, 2014 9:37 am

      😀 Thanks Rose!

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