Folding Book Art - Wedding Table Numbers
Tutorial for folding numbers. The tutorial has excellent pictures to help in understanding the process. The technique uses neither the line fold nor the cm markings. Instead the pattern is marked directly on the book edge.
How to make a paper Protea
Buy cheap books, you'll need at least two. I just bought a bundle of Mills & Boons, yes judge me all you like. I didn't read them. Or b...
How to make a kusudama bouquet from book pages
This guide will show you how to make a beautiful bouquet using the pages of an unwanted old book. It makes a great flower arrangement for a gift. If the stems are wrapped in pretty ribbon it can be used as a wedding bouquet.
At GONK we handcraft thesePaper proteas from previously loved books. Available at R75 each (excluding postage and packaging). For more info and orders contact us at Info@gonk.co.za
I have grown quite passsionate about paper - in particular book paper. I have learnt that each page has a grain, some pages are firm and flexible, while others are fragile and brittle and I am fascinated by the way books age from white to deep cream. We have started to dye book paper with red ink. These variations in colour have made such beautiful results. Same ink bath - different book pages- many delightful shades :-) We have made some large proteas from this paper and are busy with a…
Kate Alarcón on Instagram: “Paper protea. Thanks so much to @taragaluska for inviting me to participate in her hello wonderful interview #Repost @taragaluska ・・・…”
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Paper Protea - improved
Eventually I found a reference for the paper protea - see earlier post - and so discovered what was missing from the one I made up. As Matthew said: Now it looks like a protea. I have added a tutorial on how to fold this protea. You will find it on: http://journeyalonganordinarylife.blogspot.com/2014/12/how-to-make-paper-protea_18.html