Deep box frame – origami butterflies

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 […]

Kusudama “Mitsuya Kiriko”

I bought this book a year ago by Tomoko Fuse (布施 知子) called “Kusudama Origami – Hanakiriko” (くす玉おりがみ – 花切子). I can read what the Japanese says, but I don’t know what it means! Fortunately, the book uses diagrams rather than explanations to construct models, hence why I bought it. Some of the models are pretty […]

Colourful butterfly hair band

I have been meaning to make something butterfly-themed for a while now. I wanted to make a hair pin, but I could not find any local stores selling them, however John lewis sell metal hair bands and hair combs in their craft section, so I had to get some! At first, I was planning on […]