Category Archives: Origami

Need a little gift box? Make one!

Having had a look in a few shops for little gift boxes to put my handmade chocolates in, I found myself disenchanted with the ones on offer. So of course I decided to make my own! There are quite a few simple boxes that can be made out of paper/thin card; I opted for this […]

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Origami candy cane- gift tags

I’ve been busy busy folding and sticking this week. These origami candy canes are simple to do and I think they look great. You start with a sheet of 2-colour origami paper, blank side up. Fold, crease and uncrease corner to corner, both ways, so you end up with this: I’m afraid I’m using my old […]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Started on the stock for the Christmas craft stall. Cards first!

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Simple origami Christmas trees

Work has started on stock for the up-coming Christmas craft fair (details later). First up, origami Christmas tree gift tags! These trees are incredibly simple and ever so cute. I got the instructions from an old ‘origami a day’ calander; I’ve seriously had it for about 10 years, it’s an endless source of… well, origami: […]

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Origami for Halloween- Bats

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Weekly Inspiration – an Origami Christmas

Yes, I am aware of how far away Christmas is. But if there are potential craft fairs to be done at the end of November, these things need thinking about now. I’ve made a few origami crane mobiles now and have got the hang of them. Whilst thinking of things to make for the Christmas […]

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Upcycled origami

For a while now, along with making notebooks, I’ve been sat happily folding cranes of an evening and turning them into little mobiles. After having a clear out recently and discovering rather a large stash (who knows why) of paper shopping bags, I decided that rather than put them into the recycling bin, I would fashion them into […]

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Recent makes- origami gift tags

I was very pleased to have some time to do crafts this weekend. I made some gift tags with origami hearts and fishes on: I also had time to do some greetings cards:

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