1000 Paper Cranes Backdrop A few weeks ago I introduced you to one of my lovely Brides Laura who was new to the Diary of a Boho Bride feature. You can read all about Laura’s wedding plans HERE . In Laura’s’ introduction I explained that she is a BIG fan of the old DIY and after a few emails and a few sneaky pictures of stuff she had already created, it was clear that she was an even bigger fan of DIY than I first thought. Paper Starburst Pendant Light So I had a different project that I was going to post today, an update version of my Book Pages Pendant Lantern from Project 19, but then I started working on this light idea, and I am so excited by the results I just couldn’t wait to show you guys! My inspiration and guide was this light from Design*Sponge, that I spotted on Pinterest. I really liked the idea, and I had a roll of white vellum lying around left over from college that I thought would look beautiful. So I started cutting triangles. And then I started glueing.
Kusudama Origami Floral Ball origami, floral ball, scrapbook paper This is the second one I made via the Michaels Store video tutorial, link included. Price varies depending on what paper or cardstock and ribbon you use. I also only used 6x6 paper instead of 8x8 so that I could get 4 pieces from a 12x12 sheet. Have paperclips handy to help you assemble. Build 3D paper letters from a nifty font Speaking of Fontstruct, I found something cool over there. Punched Out is a free font that allows you to type letters, print, cut, fold, and glue to make 3D forms. Created by Tobias Sommer, it's available for download at Dafont or Fontstruct. I gave it a try while watching TV. It's a little tedious, but the result is fun! I printed the letters in gray, scored along the center of the dashed lines, and folded so that the printing ended up on the inside of each letter.
Play with your food: Edible Origami. Crane croutons for your salad. Crispy wonton wrappers add cheerful crunch to an asian salad, but shouldn’t they be… more interesting? Presented here is the ideal upgrade. No more must you clutter your salad with amorphous crispies or chow mein noodles to obtain the requisite crunch: Crane Croutons will be your piece de resistance. Flashback: Woven Map Basket Maps can be amazing design elements, with all their intricately drawn lines and minute details. But what do you do with a regular paper map that is starting to fall apart from use? In CRAFT Volume 05, crafter Jane Patrick suggested we weave maps into baskets, a fun and interesting way to reuse castoffs and weave a little memory into a functional item. Check out her full tutorial here and pick up a back issue of CRAFT Volume 05, the Paper issue, in the Maker Shed.Woven Memory Basket Weave your vacation road maps into an attractive souvenir. By Jane Patrick Think of basketry as three-dimensional weaving.
3-D Woven Paper Or Ribbon Stars (Moravian Pensylvanian German) 3-D Stars - Free Instructions More free information and interesting items - Home Page May baskets - Free Instructions (We have been given some alternate Instructions and will put them here soon.) Star Suggestions - Pictures, Ideas and Inspirations Other star and snowflake links at bottom of page. Videos showing these instructions are at the bottom of this page. The size of the stars along an edge from tip to tip is 4 times the width of the strips.
How To Build The World's Best Paper Airplanes Added on Mar 12, 2011 / Category : Misc / 17 Comments Show them you still have all the skills by helping the kids make these beauties. Learn how to make 12 great designs for the world's best paper planes and make them fly faster and longer. (source) If you like this article, Share it with the world: Origami Spring into Action (Jeff Beynon) Paper flower tutorial I thought some of you would enjoy a quick tutorial on how to make those little paper flowers I used as part of my table setting a couple weeks ago. The credit for these go to Martha Stewart (I saw this idea nearly 10 years ago in her magazine, but haven't been able to find it on her website). So here I go.. Step 1: Draw a spiral on a 4x4" square sheet of paper Step 2: Cut out spiral along lines you have drawn Step 3: Begin rolling up the spiral from the outside