Feb 102022
Paper Woven Bowl

Of late, I have been making paper reeds in the fond hopes of making bowl. I had previously made a paper woven bowl and after coating it with a mixture of fevicol and water, I have found it to be quite robust! Since rolling the paper reeds was the most time consuming part of making the bowl, I have been making these reeds as and when time permitted. So finally, when I had about 100 [Continued..]

 Posted by Oren Green  Tagged with: newspaper rolls, paper weave
Jan 152022
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, dear readers I haven’t been the most regular blogger these past few months, but I have been quite busy, making paper products, rather than working on origami! I make paper bags and pillow boxes and of late, this has been quite popular on my Facebook Page. So I have been inundated with orders to make these bags and boxes. In addition to this, I have also been working on my origami jewelry. [Continued..]

Sep 232022
Handmade Gift Bags

I enjoy making paper bags from a variety of paper. Handmade bags make great gift bags, especially when the paper used is handmade paper. I find that scrapbooking paper results in some very beautiful bags, such as the 2 green bags in the pic. The one with polka dots was a big hit, when I had used it to gift a friend. The other green one, with mangoes, I have kept it aside to use [Continued..]

May 062022
A colourful knick-knack dish

I had tried out another of these paper knick knack dish. Instead of using a similar coloured paper for the reeds, I went with a variety of colours from a magazine. The paper was thicker than the paper from my last attempt. So making the reeds and making the discs were quite painful. Took quite a toll on my fingers! But once again, I am quite delighted with the outcome. The glue-water mix I had [Continued..]

 Posted by Oren Green  Tagged with: , dish, magazine craft, newspaper reeds,
Mar 122022
Knick-knack Dish

For a long time now, my sister-in-law has been asking me to make a waste paper basket for her office, from paper reeds – either by paper weaving or using paper coils. While I am yet to get around to making it, as a first step, I tried out this little basket. In theory, it is pretty easy to make these dishes but in reality, it is quite a lot of work. And rolling those [Continued..]