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I was at The Paper Place on Toronto’s Queen Street West researching an upcoming story when I came across this gorgeous paper from Nepal. Beautiful birds cut from gilded embossed paper and then sewn onto lush paper — only $5.95/sheet!

My immediate thought was to frame the paper and hang it in Tate’s room, which will soon be used as a nursery again (I’m presently 7 months pregnant!). I chose pink not because we're having a girl (we decided not to find out the sex of the baby), but because I’m outnumbered! I selected the 50 x 70 cm white Ribba frame ($20) from Ikea, trimmed the edges of the paper and voilà.

pretty paper - bird motif

The bird motif is available in pink (as shown), blue and green, and it’s also available in a butterfly motif. Garlands and flags are also available, but swing by soon as they sell out quickly.

Check out my April 28th post for more Cheap Art For Kids’ Rooms.

Photo credit:
Sarah Hartill


Sarah Hartill

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