My meet the maker blog for Folksy all about me and my newspaper yarn:
If you would like to discuss a commission to make something unique & personal (card or gift) please message - I love making your ideas a reality!
A get well soon card with a little friendly cloud with purple rain drops - for someone who needs a lot of love to rain down on them because they are poorly or struggling.
Each card is individually hand crafted from handspun newspaper yarn and recycled card and is hand-signed by the artist. Size: A6 with kraft brown recycled envelope.
"Goodnewsfrombad" is all about recovery, hope and transforming old stories (particularly difficult bad news stories) into new ones.
The newspaper yarn I make is carefully handspun from hand cut, thin strips of newspaper. I have tried spindles/shredders, but I find that using my fingers helps keep the yarn fine as possible as well as allowing me more control over the colours and textures produced.
I also think there is something important about knowing the newspaper has physically passed through the hands of the maker, which transforms the bad news stories and makes them a part of your stories as you send them to your friends and family.
If I can do anything to make this card fit your story a bit better then please drop me a line - the cards are made especially for you when you order and can be customised or personalised. I also love making art from your stories, so do get in touch if you would like a commissioned piece to hang on your wall.
Newspapers may seem black & white and full of bad news but hand spinning the paper into yarn reveals hidden colours and the words are given new life. Good news from bad, new stories from old ones - why not make this little piece of good news from bad, a piece of your story now?
Any colour in the yarn has come from the ink in the newspaper
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by GoodNewsFromBad within 3 days of receiving payment.
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