Pushing the Envelope

Balloon terms I didn’t know: The Envelope, The Gores, The Crown, The Skirt, The Burner, The Mouth. There may be a story here, and a story with every balloon journey. A tale of adventure, of mystery. Secret communication (why else call it The Envelope?)
This tiny balloon with intricate lacing is less than 2 inches tall. Hovering aloft above the rooftops of the sleeping town below.

How far can you fly, floating on clouds, accepting the winds? As the balloon would tell you, as far as you can push the envelope itself.

Balloon sculpture with golden thread and leather cord, beading. Embellished base with leather wrap and brass rivets on a copper plate below. Designs and images copyright (c) 2021 Camryn Forrest Designs, Denver, Colorado USA.

Taming the Wild Rainbow

It takes a village to tame a wild rainbow, with persistence and dedication. Working slowly, so as not to frighten the tangle of colors, the group moves in unison, both distracting and disarming. Charmed and enchanted, the arching colors stretch and slide into place, tamed temporarily, ready again to burst into vibrant light.

Taming The Wild Rainbow, sculpture of miniature figures, prismatic beads and filament. When shaken, the liquid shimmers with reflective, prismatic dust, adding to the rainbow effect. Handpainted wooden base with soft sky and cloud imagery. All photos, images and designs are copyright (c) 2018 Camryn Forrest Designs, Denver, Colorado USA.

Stay Young With Me

When we were young, we thought about all the things we’d do when we got big. And now, we think about growing older and all the things we want to see and do while we can. There is still so much to see! So much to do! So many adventures yet to write.

And sometimes, we are fortunate to have a sidekick along the way.¬† A fellow traveler who knows your heart, or perhaps someone who crosses paths for the blink of an eye. Whether for an hour, or a lifetime, there are people who touch our hearts and coax childish joy from the simplest actions. People who approach the moment with a charmed attitude, “How fun is this?”

For all those sidekicks we’ve known, and all those we’ve yet to meet, we invite you: Stay Young With Me.

 

“Stay Young With Me” original sparkle snow globe by Camryn Forrest Designs. A tiny tree sports a moving rope swing, where two people are defying gravity and making their own breeze. Wood base with engraved plate and tiny bronze leaf embellishments.

Shake the globe and listen: You can hear their laughter on the wind.

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All designs and photos are copyright (c) Camryn Forrest Designs, Denver, Colorado.

Always …

Sometimes you just know: Always.

 

 

 

One of a kind embellished silver/gray glass heart with metal hardware and gear details. When shaken, the glass globe fills with silver and gray reflective sparkles and microdust, slowly settling. All designs and photographs are copyright (c)2016 Camryn Forrest Designs, Denver, Colorado USA.