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« Reply #20 on: May 24, 2005 04:43:24 PM »

and regular paper (still, I don't think so), but what about vellum? The vellum I keep on hand is still  little heavy, and probably too opaque as well. What do you think? What do YOU use?

actually, I do use regular paper and it works out great. I'm not sure about vellum, but I tried it once with premium printer paper (slightly heavier than normal) and everything I made would end up ripping when I got near the end. For folding, I think the thinner the paper is the better in order to avoid tearing the paper.
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« Reply #21 on: May 25, 2005 06:48:47 AM »

what a beautiful way to recycle. i'm going to hit the library today to look for that book. thanks for a wonderful idea. Smiley

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« Reply #22 on: September 23, 2005 07:50:15 AM »

This is great!  I did a search for origami boxes because I wanted an easy (and cheap!) way to package my Halloween candy.  I'll have to look for the book this weekend!

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