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3D paper diamonds

3D paper diamonds
Hello there. Hope you all had a great Easter! We had a lovely relaxing holiday (….well as relaxing as it gets with kids). It would have been great to have another week off ^_^ Before I forget I just want to say a big thank you for all the kind messages you have send me regarding my book (you really are a nice bunch!)…and huge thanks to all the people who have bought it so far… I’ve been meaning to get this paper diamond up for weeks now…but it’s taken ages to figure the template out (and I’ve been having breaks between each failed attempt). It’s based on simplified version of Satoshi Kamiya’s origami diamond. These paper diamonds are tricky to make (& require a fair bit of patience) so definitely adults only! When you have made your diamonds you can attach thread and hang them up. How-to 1. 2. 3. 4. Happy Monday all! Edited to add: A few people have had problems printing the templates (the dotted lines do not print).

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DIY Angled Starburst Ornament Guest post by Denise Sharp of Studio d.Sharp This is a simple, modern paper ornament that is easy to make and looks great on the tree. Being lightweight, it twirls when hung, reflecting light from its many angles. You will need: Medium weight paper Scissors Glue Embroidery thread Bone folder Ruler Pencil Tape Small mercury glass bead Thin wire For this project, you can use almost any type of medium weight paper, either two different papers adhered together or a single sheet of card stock. Christmas cracker templates By Kate on December 10, 2011 I can’t imagine tucking into a Christmas dinner without pulling a cracker first. I love the naff hats, the cringe-worthy jokes (and just the tradition of it all). Crackers are so easy to make…and if you don’t fancy making some for the table you can make some miniature ones to hang in the tree. They also make really cool gift boxes. I’ve put some templates together if you wanna try.

Paper Helicopters Anyone can make paper airplanes, but how many people can make paper helicopters? You'll soar to new heights once you create these paper flying machines. These paper helicopters for kids are so simple and are great to do by yourself or with a group of your friends. And even if the weather doesn't allow for you to release your paper helicopters outdoors, prop up a fan and have your own indoor helicopter launch. Follow the links bel­ow to learn how to make paper helicopters: Hover Craft Helicopter

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how to screen print at home, graphic tees for baby and a silhouette portrait giveaway! Lots of things! This is a long post! And there’s a giveaway at the end, like a pot of gold or something! Paper gems (+ templates) This has got to be one of my favourite projects to date…which is a good job because I nearly broke my brain putting the templates together!! I’m not so good at maths and figuring out angles (my lovely Mum is a retired maths teacher so I should know better!). By the way this project is quite fiddly so more aimed at grown-ups or older kids. My paper gems were very influenced by these wonderful crayons (via Deborah’s Pinterest board).

Space Invader Pop Up Tutorial How to make an origamic architecture pop up space invader card Download template in PDF, or DXF page 1 and DXF page 2. Cut page 1 and 2 from contrasting colors. Cut black lines. Score and fold red fold lines. Cut and fold the single cubes at the top very gently. Paper Flying Disc Pull the string and watch the Paper Flying Disc whiz and spin through the air. You can design all kinds of different flying discs and have your friends help you launch them. You can fly these discs inside or outside -- anywhere they can take flight and soar through the air. What You'll Need:

Printable Christmas Advent Calendar for Kids Who lives on Christmas Street? This printable Christmas advent calendar has every house on the street from 1 to 24. Create these easy-to-make match box size houses and buildings and children can visit each house everyday until Christmas. They make cute decorations or play sets. Display them neatly in one long line along a wall or shelf, create your own little village, hang them on the tree, or scatter them around the house! There’s a black and white only version too so you can color and decorate each one as you like. Paper Gems: New Templates Hello there! My book finally came out this week! As a little present I am giving you the templates for the paper gems that are shown in the book. They are an improved version of the ‘old‘ gems on my site. They include two new designs (including a simple diamond) and all the gems are available in large or small template form.

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