Illustration, Paper Craft, Sculpture

Charming Paper Cacti to Hold in the Palm of your Hand


Kim Sielbeck

If you fol­low me on Pin­ter­est, you’ve prob­a­bly noticed that I pin a lot of paper flower DIYs. I’m attract­ed to their bright col­ors and the sheer nov­el­ty of recre­at­ing liv­ing things out of inan­i­mate objects. Illus­tra­tor Kim Siel­beck does just this with her charm­ing series of tiny cac­ti. Using papi­er-mache, card­board, poly­mer clay, paper, sty­ro­foam, and clay pots, she’s con­struct­ed liv­ing-ish sculp­tures you can hold in the palm of your hand. All I can say is: do want!

Kim will be sell­ing these small plants at the NYC MoC­CA fes­ti­val on April 2 and April 3.

Kim Sielbeck

Kim Sielbeck

Kim Sielbeck

Kim Sielbeck

Kim Sielbeck

Kim’s tiny plants are inspired by a spec­tac­u­lar win­dow dis­play she cre­at­ed at Desert Island in Brook­lyn:

Kim Sielbeck

Kim Sielbeck

Kim Sielbeck

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