Hi there! Here is another origami earrings picture tutorial. This time I used origami ninja stars to make the earrings. A while back when my kids were crazy about fidget spinners I used origami ninja starts to make the spinners and I recorded a video. You can watch that here. What you will need: Paper.… Read More Origami earrings pt.2
Hi friends! I made a quick video tutorial on how to make earrings using cardboard. A paper tube to be more specific from paper towels or toilet paper. I prefer the paper towels because it’s longer and you can really make several sets that are similar. Hope you enjoy it!
When it comes to jewelry I like simple, inexpensive things preferably out of materials that one won’t associate with jewelry. So origami fits perfect in this category. Why not make origami earrings. I got interested in origami a couple of years ago when I wanted to surprise my kids and learned how to fold a… Read More Origami Earrings Pt. 1
I hope you are having a great Easter! I am still enjoying vacation for one more week. The kids have been back to school and I’ve been doing some much needed spring cleaning around the house. I saved a handful of Maggies stockings that would be too small before she wears them again. It was… Read More Recycled Easter Bunnies
One of my favorite things to do is to find new uses for items that I am about to discard. When I go grocery shopping I try to bring my own bags, but I am not perfect, so when I forget I try to use brown paper bags when the store has them. Some stores,… Read More DIY Placemats and coasters
I’ve been trying to make wearable origami. So far a small collection of origami earrings has started to build up. Baubbles, ninja stars and leaves.
Over the years my collection of ornaments have grown so large that my poor tree has hard time holding up the weight. In the past few years I’ve only bought vintage ornaments and only if they are one of a kind and super cool looking. This year I’ve been making my own ornaments mostly with… Read More Origami star ornaments
Do you put your Christmas tree up right after Thanksgiving? In the past few years I have. It’s been kind of fun with the kids. But growing up we didn’t put up the tree that early. I grew up in Macedonia and our traditions are a bit different. Our Christmas tree is more of a… Read More Paper ornaments
One of my favorite things to do is to use natural materials in my work. In the summers here in Phoenix we get a few monsoon storms. After a storm there is debris everywhere, branches, leaves, palm fronds (leaves). Although it’s annoying to have to clean your yard from all the junk the wind brought,… Read More Crafting with palm tree leaves
I originally saw this idea for a bowl made with shredded paper in a book at the library. I think it was by Patricia Zapata but now I am not sure and I forgot to take notes. I thought it was pretty cute and stored it in my idea bank to make it one day.… Read More How to make a bowl with shredded paper – tutorial