Here is another model from Tomoko Fuse’s Kusudama origami book that I love following. The name of this model is “Hanagaku Matsuba”, written as 花額松葉 in Kanji. Roughly translated, you get the words “Flower frame” and “Pine needle”, but I wonder what it could be referring to in this case?
Anyone who’s into any trading card game will have lots of spare cards lying around. I’ve heard some stores will take your spares but in bulk only – you have to sell a lot of cards in one go to make it worthwhile! Shadowbox TCG cards have been emerging as a great way to turn […]
Wreathes are a fantastic craft to make at home as you can use just about anything as your medium. For my base I’ve used copper garden wire – it’s very soft and malleable, and it has a similar effect to branches. I looped a circle a few times, then wrapped wire around three locations – […]
When I need inspiration, the Hobbycraft blog is one of my favourite places to visit. Lots of guest writers contribute ideas of various crafts to it, and I found this blog post of how to make a felt succulent letter which gave me my next idea. The blog post showed how to make succulents and […]
Hobbycraft has this blog post on ways to use a deep box frame and I got inspired to make an origami-themed frame. I used pink 7.5cm squares of paper to make Yoshizawa butterflies, and green squares to make pinwheels. I also cut them into quarters to make smaller pieces. You also need a piece of […]