m.y papercuts


I really love gifts that can be personalized. Whether it’s someone’s name, initials or their actual likeness, it’s always fun to put a little more of their personality into the actual object. Jonathan at Mr. Yen just launched a new line of papercut silhouettes called M.Y Papercuts made from a photograph of the recipient. Each silhouette is made by hand and then embellished with botanical elements. This would be so fun to use as a hostess gift (they come in small acrylic frames) or a holiday gift later in the year. Click here to check out the process, see more pictures or place an order. xo, grace

  1. Kirsten says:

    I do love the leafy twist to these silhouettes.

  2. These are gorgeous…I once had my silhouette cut out by a master in the craft. I was wearing a vintage 1930s hat…she made me tilt the hat in a weird way so that silhouette isn’t as retro as I would have like it to appear.

  3. How sweet is this? I love this idea – a wonderful gift, indeed!

  4. I love it. Paper cut is really special. Our Ketubah (Jewish marriage contract) was papercut by Danny Azoulay – it’s so pretty.

  5. Wow! That is beautiful! I love the detail of the little cowlick in back!

  6. Heather says:

    Wow! what a great way to revamp the silhouette! Thanks for sharing! :)

  7. kiki says:

    i really love this! my fam is from so. cal. and we would regularly go back and visit…Disneyland was always a ‘must’ and my mom began a tradition where she would get silhouettes cut of my sisters and I. I was always so impressed with how speedy they were with their scissors, and now I’m so happy to have those paper cuts of our childhood shapes :)

  8. Very pretty, that’s some exacto-knife skills!

  9. Nicci says:

    WoW these are beautiful, I love it. Our wedding invites were papercut, so pretty.

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