Apr 092022
Bear Bookmark

This origami bear head bookmark is designed by Klaus-DieterEnnen and isn’t very difficult to fold. Duo-coloured paper with brown and black might work out very well I think. Brown for the head and black for the little nose. Origami Details: Model: Bear Bookmark Creator: Klaus-DieterEnnen Website: The Origamist – Klaus-Dieters Origami Site Classification: Origami | Animals | | Bookmarks Difficulty Level: Low Intermediate Paper Ratio: Square Paper size: 5 inches Model size: 3.5 inches tall and 2.75 inches across Instructions: The Origamist – Klaus-Dieters Origami Site Tutorial: [Continued..]

May 162021
Elephant Bookmark

I have previously made a butterfly bookmark designed by Grzegorz Bubniak. And today, I tried out his elephant bookmark, which clearly shows an elephant’s head. It is quite easy to make out the ears, trunk and tusks. I like the colour change in the tusks. The bookmark works best with duo coloured paper – grey and ivory would be the most ideal colour choice, in which case the elephant would be in grey and the tusks [Continued..]

Sep 292019
Penguin Bookmark

This little penguin is a teaching model designed by Valerie Vann (She is best known for her magic rose cube).  And it does teach quite a few folds – crimps and sinks and double rabbit ear and close sinks. It looks simple but it does involve some effort. Best to try out on a larger square before trying out on a smaller on. The penguin can stand by itself, just spread the base and it [Continued..]

Bulldog Bookmark

Sep 142019
Bulldog Bookmark

Here is a little bookmark to work on when you have 5 minutes in hand The bulldog bookmark is designed by Christine Edison, well known for her intricate origami involving curves and pleats. Most of her origami is very complex, though she has also posted tutorials for some doable modular origami. The Bulldog Bookmark is one of her simpler designs. I really love how much it resembles a bulldog, complete with those hanging  jowls and [Continued..]

Nurse Page Marker

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Sep 032019

After trying out the Santa Page Marker, I decided to give the Nurse Page Marker a go. This is again made from the Page Marker Base described in David Petty’s book ‘Origami 1-2-3‘. The model should start with the white side up, in order to get the nurse’s face in colour and the rest of the nurse in white. Unfortunately I did it the other way round, so my nurse looks more like an Egyptian Pharoah, [Continued..]