Kusudama – “Kirikomi Kiriko Tourou – Bara Kasane”

This is the “Kirikomi Kiriko Tourou – Bara Kasane” (切り込み切子 灯篭 – バラ重ね) model from the Kusudama Origami book. This model has a different faceted face which I like a little more than my previous but very similar “Kirikomi Kiriko Tourou – Hana Suisha” model. I used pink floral patterned paper and decorated it with […]

Kusudama – “Kirikomi Kiriko Tourou – Hana Suisha”

I have previously made a “Kirikomi Kiriko Tourou – Suisha” (切り込み切子 灯篭 – 水車) model from the Kusudama Origami book before. This version is known as the “Kirikomi Kiriko Tourou – Hana Suisha” (切り込み切子 灯篭 – 花水車) – it is a a cut faceted waterwheel-style lantern with a flower inset. I used standard 15cm square […]

More random makes!

Most things I’ve managed to finish recently are hair clips. I have some other things in the works, but they aren’t ready to show off yet! (I’ve been so busy…) I’ll quickly talk through the basic materials I used for each one. This one used a mixture of burgundy red ribbons of different widths and […]

Labradorite tree of life – “Quiet night”

If you are interested in labradorite as a healing stone, you can find its properties here. After finishing my sunstone tree of life, I wanted to try again and hopefully not make any mistakes. This is a labradorite cabochon from a craft fair which was a little smaller and a bit more fiddly to work […]