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Simple Bliss: Lollipop Birthday. My daughter's second birthday is in about two weeks, and I am just beginning to plan.

Simple Bliss: Lollipop Birthday

I am in charge of all the decorations and details, and I have so much to do! This next week or two will be all about making decorations for a lollipop birthday party. Although you could use the same concept and make it for any theme that you would like. So this is my attempt at creating a lollipop birthday party on a budget! The favors I will be making are paper lollipops. First, you will need to get your material together. Your fist step is to create your image. Once you have your image created, print out as many copies as you need. Glue the back of your image and place it in the center of your colored paper. Take your cookie stick and tape it to the back of your paper. Now to make the bow. Create a ribbon with your piece, adding a dot of glue where the ribbon meets Flip bow over and add a dot of glue where my finger is. Origami Flapping Butterfly. How to Make an Origami Christmas Tree.

This Christmas tree is a clever adaptation of an origami flower, previously presented at Origami Spirit, and a creation of Vicente Dolz (Spain).

How to Make an Origami Christmas Tree

To make this tree we need seven flower units for the branches, one piece for the trunk, and a star. The following step-by-step video will show you how to make Vicente’s origami tree including an ingenious way to prepare and cut progressively smaller squares from a letter size piece of paper. You will also learn how to make the trunk and decorate the tree. I’m always excited to feature simple and elegant origami models here at Origami Spirit and this model is definitely one of those. Thank you, Vicente, for giving permission to present your origami tree here. Tips and suggestions for making the origami Christmas tree Paper such as “Tant” or regular office paper are good choices to make the tree.The finished unit for the tree shows both sides of the paper. Here is the video of the flower Here is the video to make the star. How To: Make Origami Stars. Origami stars look tricky to make.

How To: Make Origami Stars

There are several steps to follow in order to make a cute mini origami star. Maybe in the first attempt you will fail, but you will get better on the second. They can be made from every kind of paper. You can make them from magazines, book paper, music sheet etc. Step 1: Cut 1 cm strip off a A4 sheet of paper.

Step 2: Tighten knot and press flat. Step 3: Fold short - end of paper down towards center of the star. Free Template Maker. Packaging Templates. Packaging Templates. Six paper flowers. It got into my head that I needed to make some paper flowers.

Six paper flowers

I don’t know why. But I figured it wouldn’t be a big deal because the Internet is a veritable smörgåsbord of craft tutorials, and all I had to do was fire up Lappy 5000 and pick one out. About 300,000 search results later, I was no longer any more confident in my ability to make a paper flower than I was in my cat’s ability to retrieve his stupid mouse instead of staring at my hand after I throw it. There were just too many choices and although I could compare the photos, they didn’t reflect (1) how good each tutorial was, (2) how closely my flower would resemble the picture, or (3) which flowers would look nice together.

It was terribly overwhelming. Then again, I thought, if anyone is supposed to try every single one, it might as well be me. After some consideration, I decided that 300,000 might be a few too many to take on, so I narrowed it down to the six most promising and got to work. Constellation Jar. I asked Amy of This Heart of Mine for a project that would be fun for kids or adults.

Constellation Jar

I love that she thought of star-gazing! We’re so far into the countryside, that the stars here are outrageously bright. It’s awesome! — Gabrielle Star gazing is one of my favorite things. Because of my love of the stars, when my daughter was little, I purchased her a night light that shines stars all over her bedroom walls. Silkgarden 4ply 341, Garnkorgen.

TANZO. The parrot mug. Primary Schools Arts Education Projects. Making wall butterflies from paper.