Thursday, December 29, 2011

Tutorial: How to Make a Paper Star

Hi there! I've been pretty excited to bring you my first tutorial on this blog! Let's get started!...


*Star paper, or thin scrapbook paper 7/16" (There are some links to where you can buy this below)

That's all! Pretty easy right?

First, you need your star paper. I can't remember where I got mine, but here are a few links to where you can get some!

Paperdesigner (Etsy) {click}
Origamipalace (Etsy) {click}
Japanese Paper and Origami Supplies {click}
Origami Paper Store {click}

1. Tie a knot near the end. Fold the excess over as shown.

2. This part is a little tricky to explain. You fold over the strip, following the shape as you go. Below is an example of how NOT to do it.

This is how you should do it! Just follow the pentagon shape and make sure everything is lying flat.

3. Keep on going until you have about 1" left. Fold this under a vertical fold, like above. Tear off the extra.
4. Using your fingernails, squish the star into shape. I like to start at the right side, but you can begin anywhere!

5. Done! You can make lots more and put them in a pretty glass vase, or make them into earrings!

Paper Origami Earrings Lucky Stars Beaded, Blue White Hearts

I hope this tutorial was easy to understand and helpful! If you have any requests or questions, please comment!

See ya later,


Wednesday, December 28, 2011


Today I'm leaving the wonderful New York City, and heading for home! I'm a little tired, since I went to bed at 1 AM yesterday, but oh well, I can sleep on the plane!

Getting Sleepy Print - Digital Download

I'm pretty excited since once I get home, I can start blogging more, and maybe get up a few tutorials! I'm thinking about maybe a photo-manipulation, drawing manga, or origami tut. 

Please let me know if there's anything you would like to see!

See ya,


UPDATE: Our plane has just been delayed for an hour, so I'll still be on for a while longer! I was just looking back at posts I wrote from a few years back, and I see a huge change! Frankly, I find them a little embarrassing, but I think I'll keep them up, just for fun >.< It's weird, sometimes I don't feel like blogging, and I can't drag myself to the computer, but other times I feel like I wanna write on and on! Do you ever have that feeling?

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas everyone! Hope you all had a great time! I spent today walking around in Central Park and taking tons of pictures which I can't seem to find on my computer. I promise to upload them as soon as I get home though!

Since I don't have any pictures for you today, here are a few features and videos I found!

Make a beautiful bow headband, via flax & twine.

How to build repeat customers for your business, from keeping it indie.

5 tips for taking pictures of your pets, via The first lime.

Learn how to make a garland from woven paper balls, from How About Orange.

All I Want For Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey | Cover by Cimorelli

Cimorelli is a talented group made up of 6 sisters, Christina (21), Katherine (19), Lisa (18), Amy (16), Lauren (13), and Dani (11).

Last Friday Night by Katy Perry | Barbie Style

This had me cracking up! I wonder how the move them though without showing their hands..

Have you come across any interesting videos or tutorials lately? I'd love to know!

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