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Stitch Simple Jen
« on: March 26, 2009 10:26:40 AM »

I made some origami paper from old magazines and seed catalogs and then made origami using instructions I found http://www.origami-instructions.com.

I don't do a whole lot of origami, but I was inspired by the glossy magazine ads to turn them into at least one more thing before they hit the recycling bin.  So, here they are:











I think they turned out OK for a novice.  Those reverse folds sure are tricky.  I guess practice makes perfect!

If you are interested in tips for making your own origami paper and links to each individual project I made, please feel free to pop over to my "blog-like site": http://www.examiner.com/x-1990-Minneapolis-Homemade-Living-Examiner~y2009m3d21-Craft-with-trash--How-to-make-origami-paper-for-free
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« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2009 10:56:27 AM »

I love these!  They look awesome.
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JenGoPop
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2009 01:24:38 PM »

Hey, that's a great idea for recycling magazines.  Wish I'd seen this before throwing a bunch away . . .  Grin
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