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Folk and traditional Polish paper cut designs (wycinanki). Designed By Folk Artist Miroslawa Stefaniak.Wycinanki, pronounced Vee-chee-non-kee is the Polish word for ‘paper-cut design’. This style comes from the area of Lowicz. It is distinguished by the many layers of brightly colored paper used in its composition. The unique richness of paper-cut designs done in the Polish tradition is a special contribution to the artitistic heritage of the world.

Folk and traditional Polish paper cut designs (wycinanki). Designed By Folk Artist Miroslawa Stefaniak.Wycinanki, pronounced Vee-chee-non-kee is the Polish word for ‘paper-cut design’. This style comes from the area of Lowicz. It is distinguished by the many layers of brightly colored paper used in its composition. The unique richness of paper-cut designs done in the Polish tradition is a special contribution to the artistic heritage of the world.

Polish Folk art -- hand cut from paper.

polish folk art ...paper cut designs.

One of the few books available on Polish Cut Paper Art, Wycinanki, by Frances Drwal

Wycinanki paper art

Easter Folk Art - Polish Wycinanki (cut outs) by ania b. alyson, via Flickr

Easter Folk Art - Polish Wycinanki (cut outs), via Flickr. .

Easter Folk Art - Polish Wycinanki (cut outs) by ania b. alyson, via Flickr

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The Crooked Forest is located outside of Nowe Czarnowo, West Pomerania, Poland. The grove contains approximately 400 pine trees with bent trunks. Why or who made them crooked is unknown.