Sunday, November 19, 2006
Kaleidoscopic GardenCurtis Steiner, Seattle-based calligrapher, hand-made greeting card maker and jewelry designer is the talent behind Kaleidoscopic Garden, this gorgeous collection of greeting cards. Steiner blends digitally manipulated vintage botanical photographs with his exquistely embossed calligraphy for dramatic results. Dark-colored backgrounds and vibrant mono- and duo-chromatic foregrounds bring visual impact and contrast. Featured flora and fauna themes of the Northwest include foxglove, lily of the valley, lilac, winter berries, holly and many more. Kaleidoscopic Garden cards are greeted simply on the front and come with white catalog style envelopes. Card size 4.5" x 6.25". Envelope size 4.75" x 6.5".