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My Paper Kentucky Derby Hat

I have a theory that we all have something we are really good at. For some it might be delicious cooking, or being really good at business and even being an amazing mother. . . for me it is simply taking a flat piece of paper and making a 3-D object. I am really good… Read more.

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Butterfly Paper Dress

Dahlias & Butterflies

This first butterfly dress was created for a lupus fundraising event for Molly’s Fund. The butterfly is symbolic to their logo. The Dahlia dress was created for a runway show here in Portland. Photos by Quavondo, hair and makeup by Madeline Roosevelt. This butterfly dress was commissioned by emota for their piece filmed for Hanvon… Read more.

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Vogue Magazine Paper Dress

Vogue Magazine Dresses

Two of my favorite dresses are these which I created entirely from upcycled Vogue magazines. The first was created for an upcycling runway show, photos by Quavondo, and the second was commissioned for display in a Las Vegas shop, photos by Brian at BMAC Studio.

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Paper Dress Venus Collection

Xerox Dress + The Venus Collection

It was back in 2006 that I first discovered my gift for mixing my love of paper crafting with fashion. I was consulting with Xerox in creating fresh and innovative paper samples for their newest and best selling office printers, when the concept of creating a couture gown from Xerox prints for a high fashion… Read more.

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