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B.Light Design » Blog Archive » Look Ma, I’m famous. Pop up flower. Origami Christmas Tree. Starstruck at Christmas « Kate's Creative Space. Regular followers will know of my obsession with all things paper, and with projects which take very little time or specialist skill.

Starstruck at Christmas « Kate's Creative Space

As Christmas draws ever closer, I’ve been experimenting with different types of festive stars and bring you some simple projects to try today. My usual reassuring criteria apply; these had to be things I could a) get right the first time – or very occasionally the second; b) could do in front of the TV, merlot in hand, and c) look far more elegant and skilled than the actual labour would suggest. I hope you’ll agree! Below you’ll find my instructions on how to make each of these stars; the classic 5-point Amish barn stars, 6-point folding stars and concertina or snowflake stars, which look beautiful hung in windows. Once you’ve got the hang of it, each of these are really simple to make and look beautiful when clustered together on a tree, or hung on a staircase - or even just gathered in a large bowl on the table. Little giftbags and advent-calendar. Hi, and welcome to my "home for Christmas, day 2!!!

Little giftbags and advent-calendar

:) :)I'm really in a bit of a hurry today. I'm off to Moss to have a class.So I'll show you two fast and easy little projects.I really LOVE this little folded "french fry bag" Perfect for a sweet little gift. I've filled mine with some chocolate hearts. Here are easy step-by step pictures, how to fold this bag: Start with a square piece of double sided patterned paper. Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That. Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you.

Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That

The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. And, believe me, I am neither meticulous nor particularly patient. You could even say I’m the opposite. Skull-A-Day 4.0 - Tutorial - #27: Skullflake (Snowflake Skull) I love making snowflakes every Winter to decorate the windows.

Skull-A-Day 4.0 - Tutorial - #27: Skullflake (Snowflake Skull)

This year I decide for Skull-A-Day that I would make a skullflake (snowflake with a skull design incorporated). Here is the tutorial on how I made mine. Paper - I used standard white computer paper, but you can use something fancier like origami paper, which would add color and additional patterns to the snowflake. You will have to alter the below directions to accommodate a different shape paper.Scissors - To cut the sides and topXacto Knife - To cut inner details...more explaination will be in the instructionsPencil and Eraser - For drawing the design before cutting.Iron - For flattening the snow flake after it's done. Comment fabriquer un sachet à graines ? Je vous propose aujourd'hui différentes méthodes pour fabriquer vous-même vos sachets en papier pour conserver vos graines.

Comment fabriquer un sachet à graines ?

L'année dernière, je vous avais proposé un article intitulé Comment faire soi-même ses graines. Je vous propose aujourd'hui 2 vidéos vous montrant différents pliages pour confectionner vos sachets et mettre vos graines à l'intérieur. Lorsque je conserve des graines pour moi, j'utilise en général d'anciens pots de compléments alimentaires, mais lorsque je veux donner, offrir ou échanger des graines, j'utilise de beaux petits sachets que je confectionne moi-même.

Voici la méthode que j'utilise : Voici une autre méthode, proposée par Terre Vivante, pour faire des sachets plus grands : Origami Magic Ball (Dragon's Egg by Yuri Shumakov) Paper Airplane - How to Make Origami Airplanes. I am often asked. Indoor Boomerang. Mini Staple Sailplane. This instructable, inspired by the proliferation of micro-sized paper airplanes, contains instructions for building a miniature sailplane out of paper and a staple.

Mini Staple Sailplane

It has a fuselage measuring 40 millimeters, a wingspan of 60 millimeters, and a height of 7 millimeters. Despite its small size, it has surprisingly good aerodynamics, which is due to the fact that it shares similar dimensions and attributes with full-size sailplanes. This includes: - High aspect-ratio (long and thin) wings for increased lift with less induced drag - Slender and streamlined fuselage for less drag - T-tail empennage/stabilizers for effective pitch and yaw stability - Dihedral for roll stability Due to these attributes, this small glider can glide for substantial distances, perform tight aerobatics, and even gain some altitude on thermals created from heaters.

Much effort, time, and prototyping has been done on this design to ensure that it is easy to build, easy to trim, and flies well. Structural Packaging. Kaleidocycles. What is a Kaleidocycle?


There is an infinite number of kaleidocycles. The tetrahedra becomes a pyramid then. On this page I introduce and describe special kaleidocycles. I number them with K1 to K15. The Ring of Eight Tetrahedra top The smallest amount is eight tetrahedra. Making of the RingYou can produce the ring with paper. You can make the eight tetrahedra separately and connect them with adhesive tape. It is more challenging to design a net of the ring, but folding it is a bit more difficult. 1) Draw the net with equilateral triangles with compasses and a ruler. If you want to make rings with 10,12,14, ... tetrahedra, put in more strips. Closed Ring of Six Pyramids top If you try to assemble six tetrahedra to a ring, you see that they don't form a ring (picture on the left). Origami - MM's Modular Mania. Make-a-Flake - A snowflake maker by Barkley Interactive. - Free Papercraft, Paper Model, & Papertoy. Papertoys clemper. Paperbot - Paper Robot to Print Out and Make. Look out puny human!

Paperbot - Paper Robot to Print Out and Make

The paper robots are on the march. Download and make this paper robot and help destroy the world! Nah. Don't panic, these are in fact friendly robots. Honest. Print out the three pages of the robot onto thin card (230 micron / 67lb) Score along the dotted lines and cut out the holes before carefully cutting out the pieces. Paper dinosaur. Gói quà dễ thương chỉ trong 5'

Gift bags made from envelopes. The event for which I needed that non-Satanic craft was this past weekend.

Gift bags made from envelopes

In addition to little demon-free booklets, we also made these mini gift bags. "Baglets," as one participant christened them. (Or maybe you'd spell it "Baglette"? Looks more elegant than spelling it like "piglet. " Beats me.) Find an envelope of any size. 1.