Posts Tagged ‘Origami’

Origami Flower Card

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Spring is here, and I thought I would fold some Origami flowers. I found a variety of origami flower inspiration in the book, “Origami Flowers” by Kazuo Kobayashi.

For this project I used the Morning Glory instructions found on page 23. It was a fairly simple flower to fold.

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After I had folded a variety of Morning Glory flower sizes, I arranged and pasted them on a card, made of Nepalese paper.

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This card was super fun and easy to make. I’m going to send it to my mom for Mother’s Day. :)

-Margaret

 

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Fresh Folds

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

A few years ago, inspired by some simple origami my partner Jeff had been playing around with, my dear friend and photographer Evonne asked him to collaborate on a series of photos. Evonne headed to The Paper Place, collected origami papers that suited the feeling she wanted to capture, and picked up the book ” Folding Techniques for Designers” by Paul Jackson.

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Hundreds of pieces of paper and crisp precise folds later ( I watched this all happen from my couch) an array of beautiful geometric models were born.

Evonne shot the pieces close up, in a studio with bright natural lighting. The photos have been made into large scale prints, the images so wonderful, it’s hard to tell if it’s a painting, a photo, or that its even an image of paper. These pieces have been shown at the Trinity Bellwoods Art Crawl and were feature at the 2013 Artists Project.


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You can see more of Evonne’s artwork at http://www.evonnebellfleur.com

Thanks for taking a look!

Jo

 

 

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On the fifth day of December The Paper Place gave to me….. An amazing origami prize pack!!

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Origami Prize Pack from The Paper Place

Click to enter!

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Paper Kaleidescope!

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Happy Halloween!

Here’s a really fun paper craft you can try out – besides being mesmerizing by itself, it makes a great alternative to a card! Try it out as a belated Halloween card, a birthday card, a holiday card!

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Here’s how to make it and what you need! paper kaleidescope_01

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Here’s a short animation to demonstrate it’s capabilities in action! (you may have to click the image)

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Here are two templates for the Paper Kaleidescope – just save and print!

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Happy Trick-or-Treating!

Cheers,

The Paper Place

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Of Mice And Butterflies

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Our latest window instalment is dedicated to the art of Origami. Paper folding with a just a little bit of “cheese”. If you get a chance check them out.

Mice And Cheese.

Mice And Cheese.

Butterflies And Begonias.

Butterflies And Begonias.

Nick

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