Paper cutting for me has started a few years ago when I decided to use my little paper knife to cut out an intricate card (I do enjoy making those). Needless to say, a simple paper knife did not perform that well, it was blunt, clumsy and frankly, it should just stick to opening parcels and letters. For some reason, however, I would then use it several more times because I really liked the activity but I was too Scrooge McDuck to buy a proper scalpel set.
Almost all of us had some colouring books when we were young , with dolls, cars, flowers, animals…I personally loved Barbie colourings, I would always first fill their lips with red, because it would suddenly make the doll look very elegant and adult-like – hence why you could often see an empty colouring book with nothing but red “lipstick” on every page. Continue reading