Travel Origami: 24 Fun and Functional Travel Keepsakes [Origami Books, 24 Projects]

Travel Origami: 24 Fun and Functional Travel Keepsakes [Origami Books, 24 Projects]

Cindy Ng

Language: English

Pages: 120

ISBN: 4805312068

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Make flashy origami projects out of postcards, photos and other travel keepsakes with this easy origami book.

In Travel Origami, author Cindy Ng shows you how to take the paper souvenirs you collect on your travels and turn them into beautiful and useful folded origami objects that serve as visible mementoes! Use those postcards, street maps, tickets and souvenirs and convert them into artful memories that can last a lifetime. Whether you are a world traveler or a local vacationer, Travel Origami gives you 24 easy-to-fold origami projects that are fun to make and fabulous to display in your home. Foolproof step-by-step instructions show you how to fold your paper collections into special items you can wear, carry, hang on your wall, or give to a traveling companion as a special keepsake.

Use it to craft eye-catching origami for your friends, to decorate your room—or as a wonderful gift for paper craft lovers. All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. None of the projects require paint or glue so just grab some origami paper and start folding right away!

This origami book contains:

  • 120 page, full-color book
  • 24 fun and functional origami projects
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Colorful diagrams and photos
  • Origami basics and tips

Travel Origami is the perfect way to stretch your adventures into hours of memory-making fun while reminiscing with family and friends.

Origami projects include:

  • Comic Strip Bracelet
  • Metro Card Holder
  • New Kind of Envelope
  • Modern Money Ring
  • And many more…

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as you focus on folding (and not on whatever is stressing you out) • tricks you into learning geometry • increases your self-confidence as you master increasingly difficult models • entertains you when you are procrastinating Why I love origami… Origami is a vehicle of creativity and innovation for me. It creates beautiful and satisfying results in minutes, not to mention the fact that a piece of paper is quick and easy to find! • gives you thoughtful, pretty, economical gifts for family and

dollars, which place the portraits in the center, many foreign currencies place their portraits off to the side. For a fun challenge, try folding your currency so that the face is exposed in an interesting way. Travel Origami Travel Origami_INT.indd 29 29 3/27/14 10:38 AM 30 5 Fold behind and over. 7 Fold in. 6 Fold Down. 8 Loop over and insert. Travel Origami Travel Origami_INT.indd 30 3/27/14 10:38 AM This ring was made using a 50-rupee note. That’s Gandhi’s ear you’re seeing.

to side. 7 Fold behind. Fold bottom up and tuck in. Final result. Travel Origami Travel Origami_INT.indd 79 79 3/27/14 10:40 AM Mini Picture Frame 80 Travel Origami Travel Origami_INT.indd 80 3/27/14 10:40 AM Four stick gum wrappers make this little frame (or you can cut four sheets out of maps, floor plans, pretty patterned paper, paper place mats—whatever you find pretty or nostalgia-provoking). This is a great way to highlight little details that might otherwise go unnoticed, and

mountain fold over. At the sides, fold the bottom layer inside the top layer. Travel Origami Travel Origami_INT.indd 99 99 3/27/14 10:40 AM Diamond Bag 100 Travel Origami Travel Origami_INT.indd 100 3/27/14 10:40 AM One of my favorite things to do in any metropolitan city is to look at diamonds, not the bling-bling jewelry diamonds, but diamond inspired buildings. To see what I mean check out these sites: http://unbiasedwriter.com/art/diamond-building-for-east-harlem-by-karim-rashid/

Cataloging-in-Publication Data in process ISBN: 978-1-4629-1440-1 (ebook) Distributed by North America, Latin America & Europe Tuttle Publishing 364 Innovation Drive, North Clarendon, VT 05759-9436 U.S.A. Tel: 1 (802) 773-8930 | Fax: 1 (802) 773-6993 info@tuttlepublishing.com | www.tuttlepublishing.com Japan Tuttle Publishing Yaekari Building, 3F, 5-4-12 Osaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0032 Tel: (81) 3 5437-0171 | Fax: (81) 3 5437-0755 sales@tuttle.co.jp | www.tuttle.co.jp Asia Pacific Berkeley

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