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PaperSongBird
« on: May 22, 2013 08:42:10 AM »

This is the first Kusudama i ever folded, it's called the Cherry Blossom Ball and was designed by the very talented Tomoko Fuse. When i saw the original online i knew i had to have one, it took me some time but i eventually found the diagrams and made this.

This one is about 6 inches tall, its made from 30 sheets of paper, and is bright pink (and i mean pink, scarcely neon pink) with tiny red crystals in the middle of each flower.

I'm planning on making another of these (gifts again  Grin ) but i think this time i will be using a more subtle paper (maybe paint my own) and i will be using bigger crystal centers in a complementary color.


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Wise One
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2013 12:30:20 PM »

PaperSongBoid - that is gorgeous!!!  my favorite gifts are the ones that folks make for me.  30 sheets of paper!!!  WOW!  You must have super duper patience.  I am looking forward to seeing more of your creations  Tongue
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Best of 2013 winner, but this is just as good.


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« Reply #2 on: May 22, 2013 01:28:56 PM »

This looks great!!  I have been practicing my folding so that I can make one of these.  Now I know that it is possible.
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PaperSongBird
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2013 03:44:07 PM »

Wise One - I'm glad you like it  Smiley it does take alot of patience, i usualy make them while watching tv though so it goes by fast

Pinokeeo - It's totaly possible, the pieces arn't that tough to fold, once you've made the first piece the others are easy. Post pics if you make one  Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2013 02:36:15 PM »

Beautiful! Fuse is my favorite origami author, and her modular pieces in particular are the best! Cheesy Great work!
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