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« on: November 20, 2008 11:54:15 AM »



Here is the tutorial I used:
http://foldingtrees.com/2008/11/kusudama-tutorial-part-1/

I've never made anything with paper besides cards so I'm pretty impressed with myself.  It did take what seemed like an eternity but for my first try not bad. 
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« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2008 12:06:30 PM »

That is really lovely!  And you could use it in so many different situations!
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« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2008 01:05:44 PM »

That is beautiful.  Thank you for sharing. 
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« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2008 01:20:35 PM »

i love that its really cute!

is it the size of a christmas ornament or is it bigger? it would be super awesome to make some like that but on a larger scale and put a light in the middle! (maybe you would have to use vellum for the paper though to get any light out)
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« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2008 02:20:17 PM »

i love that its really cute!

is it the size of a christmas ornament or is it bigger? it would be super awesome to make some like that but on a larger scale and put a light in the middle! (maybe you would have to use vellum for the paper though to get any light out)

This one is really quite big - a bit bigger than a large glass sized ornament.  I am going to make smaller squares and see how big the next one comes out.  I would really like to make them in colorful Christmas paper and give out as ornaments this year.
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« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2008 02:29:55 PM »

I love that! It looks really beautiful.   Grin
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« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2008 02:40:01 PM »

Beautiful:)
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« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2008 03:58:32 PM »

Fabulous. Thanks for the tut, too.
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« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2008 04:54:07 PM »

omggg that's so cute!!!! thanks for posting the link. i only managed to make five petals [aka one flower] before i went nuts Tongue did you cut out every piece of paper because that's what i did. does anyone know where to buy origami paper?
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« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2008 05:59:10 PM »

this is so gorgeous, I followed the link and now I'm determined to at least give this a shot. I have a lot of free time so it'll be fun.

Awesome job!!!  Grin
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