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 […]
Category Archives: Origami
Started on the stock for the Christmas craft stall. Cards first!
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: