Dec 222020
Kalami Star

After a whole lot of Christmas crafts and tutorials, here is another beautiful modular star, created by Christine Blasek. There are about 3 variations to this star and all of them look great! The model has 8 units in all and I wanted to bring out that change in colour in the centre of the star, so I had used some of my precious duo coloured origami paper. And I think the star justifies the [Continued..]

Dec 012019
Toshie's Jewel

Christmas is almost here!! I love this time of the year. And this year, to add to the usual joy of Christmas, I will also try and add as many posts on Christmas origami as possible And to kickstart this season of love, here is a Sunken Sonobe 3 unit assembly. The usual 3 unit sonobe assembly is called Toshie’s Jewel, presented first by Toshie Takahama. She had strung along a number of these units [Continued..]

Nov 232019
Simple Modular Star

This is actually a very simple modular star, made from simple square bases. I had actually done this as a wealth-from-waste project, using some left over wedding invitations that my brother had given me. His invites were a gorgeous combination of red and white and I also loved the texture of the card. So I reused the card to make a simple star ornament. Just a bit of glitter and I was done. And I [Continued..]

Easy Froebel Stars

Nov 192019
Easy Froebel Stars

I had trouble making my first few Froebel Stars because I didn’t have strips of paper with me, so had to cut out those strips first. That is a very tedious process! And I almost lost interest in making these lovely stars. That was when I remembered that I had some paper ribbons with me. All I needed to do was cut out lengths of ribbons and I was ready to roll! So since then [Continued..]

Week 03 (Day 05): Omega Star

Nov 122019
Week 03 (Day 05): Omega Star

 The Omega Star by John Montroll is the same as this Omega Star, the difference being that the one by John Montroll is made from a single square of paper. This is of course, another popular Christmas decoration and looks good when made in any kind of paper. Instructions and video tutorials are available on the net, but when I had done it for the first time last year, I found it much easier with [Continued..]