Monday, January 17, 2011

Cut It Out!

Anyone envisioning Dave Coulier from Full House doing his "cut. it. out" hand gesture?  No?  Just me?  Typical.

This feature artist is a cut above the rest ;)  If you haven't heard of her yet, take note.  Molly Bosley is on the road to making it big.  She just illustrated a cover for young adult book published by Random House. Her latest work is amazeballs (yes, I said it). The tree house series will be up on her website at the end of February and featured in an exhibit in March.  I pulled some strings and got us a little preview.

The paper cuts are layered to give a 3D effect.  I think they would look awesome hanging in a nursery or a living room.  The whimsy and color combination appeals to all ages. The biggest ones are 12X12 and the smallest ones are 8X8 and will be priced at about $200-$300 framed.

We are so honored to have one of her pieces in Quinn's nursery.

Molly also does portrait silhouettes for about $40 unframed.  She has an uncanny ability to capture the subject's whole persona in a simple image.  Take a look:

My sister bought inexpensive burlap to put behind the profiles.  Again with the burlap...such an easy, inexpensive way to decorate.

Portrait silhouettes are popping up everywhere.  Seen here, in the kitchen of Pamplemousse Design owner Delphine Krakoff

image courtesy of Bijou and Boheme

And here on top of a wedding cake (love!):

image courtesy of Brown Button

Contact Molly directly if you are interested in her work.


  1. Thanks for the introduction- these are amazing and I'm dying to get my hands on some silhouettes- love the look!

  2. Congratulations to Ms Molly! I know she's been working hard at her art and how exciting that she will be published. Her paper cuts are lovely- did you see the all over Asia? I collected lots when we lived in Shanghai.