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The Paper Architect

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

We love do-it-yourself books, The Paper Architect is a great one. It comes with 20 ready-to-use templates to create cut-and-fold-it-yourself buildings and structures. You can work directly with the templates supplied or photocopy them on to paper or cardstocks of your choice. Projects range from easy to advanced and a history of each structure is provided with the cut-and-fold instructions. The completed structures can be used as gifts or greeting cards. Build something today!

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Kirigami Paper Animals

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

 

Kirigami Menagerie

Kirigami Menagerie

Another book we love is Kirigami Menagerie, 38 Paper Animals to copy, cut and fold. It’s terrific! Kirigami is a combination of two Japanese words. Kiri means “cutting” and gami means “paper.” Simply photocopy the templates onto the paper of your choice, cut the image out, score along the dotted lines, fold and viola! The instructions are east to follow and you’ll fall in love with every animal you complete. Most of the animals are strong enough to stand alone, the flying ones require twine to hang. All you need is a little practice and in no time you will be able to turn a piece of paper into a 3D animal!

 

Kirigami Animals

Kirigami Animals

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