Earlier this month, Instax invited me to teach a bunch of avid crafters Christmas crafts at SM Mall of Asia. It was a bit daunting–standing in the middle of the largest mall in Asia–talking about memories and how to share them through crafts. I taught two different crafts at the workshop that afternoon. Crazy me got inspired by Santa Claus and his belt. Here’s my Santa-inspired take on gift tags, to make your gift-wrapping a bit more personalized!
At the last Instax and Crafts event, I taught not just one craft, but two! My craft session started out with the Instax Gift Tags craft, which then served as a great starting point for a simple yet fun instax christmas ornament tutorial. Read on and try this simple trick to turn your instax prints into personalized Christmas Ornaments!
Last month, my friends at Instax Philippines invited me to teach nearly a hundred instax craft enthusiasts at the Instax & Crafts event at SM Megamall. With the Christmas season starting early here in the Philippines, they asked if I could come up with something festive. Click through to learn how to use Instax prints for your gift tags.
For Valentine’s day, I made a tutorial for these Triangle Origami Bowls. Now that it’s Halloween, candy containers were top of mind. I thought I’d give this origami tutorial another shot. You can read back to the step-by-step tutorial if you prefer to see photos of each step. I’ve also been asked to make a video tutorial for it. To learn how to make origami bowls, click through now!
Took a bit of a break from my usual weekly tutorials when I headed out to Japan for three weeks. Of course, I went on my usual craft supply shopping in Osaka, but I also took time to learn a few new origami tricks. Take shopping, add a little bit of origami and you end up with this fun paper craft. To learn how to make mini origami shopping bags, read on!
This tutorial, although more useful around Christmas and Chinese New Year, is one origami that I actually use quite often. I find putting money in a basic envelope boring, so I resort to this clean & classic paper-folding trick instead. Origami money envelope tutorial this way.
As most of you probably already know, I’m a huge fan of themed parties and decorations. I’ve used chinese takeout boxes for past events and activities, but never really got around to making them from scratch. I always used store-bought ones, and just decorated them as needed. As usual, I sat down and tried to figure out how I could origami my way into making it. I kind of did! Read on to learn how.
This origami square tutorial does double duty. Not only can you fold your letters into a square, but you can also use it as a simple square envelope.