Giving Puns a Hip-Hop Edge

I went to a local art/craft show a few weeks ago. There were several stationery designers showing there, and I noticed that they all had a similar theme of being “cute” and “punny.” I am certainly not criticizing - because the majority of my designs are both cute and punny; however, it did make me think it was time to rethink my designs. I think “cute’s” days are numbered, but funny will never go out of style. My solution (for now) is to add some edge by finding influence in the world of hip-hop. I’m happy with it so far - like the whole process has been reinvigorated. Plus - I absolutely love rap and hip-hop. This is just an excuse to break out some old cds.

I’ll be showing at Hover Craft on December 8th here in Milwaukee. If you’re in the area, come say hello!




PaperMichelle on Hover Craft!

December 1st is the date for this year’s Hover Craft show in Milwaukee. I’m so excited to be participating this year, because last year was awesome. I have been busy working on a few new designs and some new paper cuts as well. I can’t wait!

The folks over at Hover Craft were kind enough to do a little feature of PaperMichelle. Check it out! Then come visit me at the actual show!


Work-in-progress - paper cut collage from PaperMichelle

Work-in-progress - paper cut collage from PaperMichelle