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Happy Saturday! Gift Boxes!

Hello! I hope you are all enjoying your Saturday and welcoming those cosy autumnal days? It can be the best time of the year, a time of change..

Today I would like to share with you some of my paper designs that are in fact gift boxes! I began creating these when I got my Silhouette Cameo paper cutter which I love dearly.
It inspired me to design paper cutting templates and fuelled a desire to start collecting paper.. I now have shelves and boxes full of exquisite patterned paper and high quality crafting papers.

I create the templates in Adobe Illustrator and the Silhouette Studio Designer software, these are then exported as vector SVG files which can be downloaded by other paper crafters who cut them on their personal machines.

They can be filled with goodies and used as display pieces, I hope you enjoy them :)

turntable record player paper design craft gift box joanne seale

cassette player boom box ghetto blaster paper design craft gift box joanne seale

skyline paper design craft gift box joanne seale

desk decor accessory paper design craft gift box joanne seale

cute animals paper design craft gift box joanne seale

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Watch me make my Kudu antelope paper wall art piece!

Watch me make my Kudu antelope paper wall art piece!
I created this cutting file template a few years ago as part of my Nubian Treasures SVG cutting template for electronic paper cutters found here
https://www.etsy.com/listing/180319671/nubian-treasures-svg-paper-cutting

In this video I show you how to assemble it for yourself.

kudu anelope paper wall art joanne seale

kudu anelope paper wall art joanne seale

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Assembling my London ‘Skyline Boxes’ paper cutting template

Hello! I hope you are well?

Today I have made for you a video showing how to assemble my London ‘Skyline Box’ paper cutting template.

I made this cutting template when I first got my lovely Silhouette Cameo cutting machine, which is still going strong!

I produce assembly instructions for all my downloadable templates but I thought a video would be a great addition, please view it below.

You can find the paper cutting template file here

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/156435873/stylish-city-skyline-box-3d-svg-file

skyline box svg template joanne seale

Skyline boxes joanne seale svg

skyline box svg template joanne seale

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Super cute animal boxes – Tutorial

In this video I will be making the cute rabbit box which I like to fill with lots of treats, or even little baby rabbits!

I hope you enjoy the video!! :)

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Hello – Some news

Hello, I’ve been sharing news of some great things that have been happening in my life over on Instagram and Facebook, so thought I’d also share those posts here :)

Firstly!! As you may know I am a bit of a secret gamer.. lol I started playing games in 2014 and was instantly hooked on The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim, I then went on to play Mass Effect 1-3, Dragon age 1-3, The Elder Scrolls Online, The Witcher and so on.

These are all massive RPG games that you can easily sink 100 or more hours into without ever getting bored. So when one of my favourite games developers Bioware release a new IP called Anthem I jumped straight on it.

What I didn’t expect was them to feature me on International Women’s Day in their Twitter stream. It really meant a lot to me and I’m hoping that Anthem will go from strength to strength as it really is a fun game

Anthem bioware international womens day

Secondly – I was approached by a well known film company who wanted to use some of my work in a soon to be released feature film directed by Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, 28 Days Later, Slumdog Millionaire) and written by Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Love Actually) whoooo!! its sooo exciting!!

This came completely out of the blue and I cant wait to see the finished film!!
joanne seale

And lastly! I managed to reach over 200 sales on my Etsy shop this March.. this has been a total ride and all I can say is “Follow your dreams” because “Everything is Possible” :)

joanne seale

Thats all for now, but I will be back soon with a fast forward video of myself painting ‘Girl Riding a Lion”

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Life Book 2018 YAY** All Change Is Good

Hey all! I have finally started Life Book 2018!! YAY it was a delayed start whilst I launched my greetings cards and my new paper hospitality products.. so pleased I completed this!!

This bear presents a very good message that ALL CHANGE IS GOOD.. change can be hard especially when it takes you out of your comfort zone, and initially we want to put out heads in the sand and avoid all discomfort. But its amazing how the act of change itself can be really nourishing and fortifying in the long-term, especially when it is done in consistent little steps :)

 

ALL CHANGe IS GOOD art joanne seale

 

 

 

 

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Getting stuff done :)

Hello everyone! I hope you are well? I feel that I am finally on top of things after months of planning, preparing and creating.

I managed to create and launch a new website for my paper designs! It will see me expand from offering digital cutting files to providing finished products to the hospitality market. I am sooo excited!! :)

I also redesigned my website www.joanneseale.com to include new sections on my paper designs and my new greetings cards!!
I’ve been making greetings cards from my artwork for quite some time but have never made them available for use, more details will follow in a later post.

joanne seale greetings card art

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