Monday, March 30, 2009

Book Review: Origami Card Craft

I recently received the book "Origami Card Craft" from Random House, Inc. I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked this book. I like how Karen took different origami techniques and made them applicable to card making. For example, one of the projects shows you how to make a "love knot" and also demonstrates how to use it in a card (picture below). I also appreciate that the crafts do not require a lot of supplies, mainly just paper is required. Projects are simple enough to make for even the beginner. As for finished product, the cards are very sophisticated, elegant and rich looking.

Love Knot Card - I already have ideas for this. I'm thinking of using the "love knot" to wrap up a wedding favor.

Secret Slipcase - I think this card would be suiting for a man. I realize that sounds silly. But is it just me or is it hard to find masculine looking cards?

4 comments:

Violet LeBeaux said...

Masculine cards are really hard to find! I can never find anything other than terrible novelty cards :( This looks really great though, I'd like to try some origami.

Antonietta said...

Thank you for your comment, I added your link on my blog.
Bye bye. Anto's Creations.

mandapanda said...

Oh wow! What a great book! I love origami.

Shirley said...

Nice green idea, you can decorate without having to spend a lot of money and help save the environment.
Origami is "today's" craft future.

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