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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Featured Artist: LocalColorist

These Peace Crane Origami Permanent Ornaments are handmade by Nancy McNally,
a wonderful artist on Etsy. Her shop is

"The ancient art of origami is used to create permanent ornaments by glazing with a painted finish and jewel fixture. These beautiful ornaments are wonderful wedding table favors and are used as place card holders. You can attach them with a ribbon to any gift. Peace Cranes are suitable for any celebration from birth, graduation, wedding or memorial.

Permanent Ornament

"These gorgeous cranes can also be used for interior design accents. A beautiful vase with a branch or two hung with cranes make a unique touch for tranquil beauty all year long.

Peace Crane Origami Ornament Mobile Do It Yourself

Starry Starry Night Peace Crane Origami
Permanent Ornament

Peace Crane Origami Permanet Ornament

Permanent Ornament and Cake Toppers

Nancy is a native to San Francisco, and is the mother of 2 grown kids.
She started painting at the age of nine as a way to cope with her stormy childhood.
The mother of a classmate in 4th grade taught her class watercolor and chalk pastel. This lady was from France and was the kindest person Nancy had ever met. It was through these art lessons that Nancy began her love of art.
As a teenager, Nancy started creating theater sets, costumes, landscapes and interior design.
"Origami has her attention and love right now. She enjoys teaching children, teens and adults how to make peace cranes at public forums."
Nancy is a member of the following Etsy Street Teams:
Design Style Guide (DSG)
California Crafters of Etsy (CCCOE)
SF Etsy
Be sure to visit Nancy McNally's Etsy shop at
Nancy's Portfolio on Design Style Guide

1 comment:

readingsully2 said...

Beautiful little things. :)