Mighty Oaks from Little Acorns Grow

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I created this papercut well over a year ago and it has been tucked away in my portfolio waiting for me to create a¬†background for it. I love the sentiment that all big things, start small, that every Oak tree started it’s life as a tiny acorn.


I used Autumnal colours to paint the background, every little acorn, was painted individually.


Once the tree, leaves and acorns were all painted, I spent a long time working out what colours to paint the background. I thought about contrasting colours but in the end, I decided to use yellow and green. I’m really happy with it now it’s finished, especially the little details around the corners.

Cards featuring this design are coming soon!




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