Believe it or not, you can make this fancy napkin ring with just one piece of paper (and a little tape). These make lovely touches for a formal setting but also look great with paper napkins for an outdoor luncheon or picnic.
1. Make a square base starting with the right side up (see page 8). Refer to Fig. 1.
2. Make a firm crease according to the dotted line in Fig. 2. Press down on the top point and slightly open the flaps.
Even the humble lollipop looks extra-special wit19. th a simple folded heart cover. Put one heart on each lollipop and give them out as party favors. Or cluster them in vases or mason jars to adorn a dessert table. Flat lollipops fit best into these sweet pouches.
1. Crease according to the dotted lines in Fig. 1.
2. Fold the bottom of the paper up to the center. Refer to Fig. 2.
1. Start with a paper cut to 3 by 2½ in/7.5 by 6.5 cm. Fold it in half, according to the dotted line in Fig. 1.
2. Crease the paper down the center according to the dotted line in Fig. 2.
Mark your guests’ seats with these stylish, standing messenger birds. Or, for a more casual occasion, arrange the birds as buffet labels. Choose a contrasting color for the place cards, and label each one using your best handwriting.
FIG. 11. Crease according to the dotted line in Fig. 1.
FIG. 22. Fold the left and right sides to the center, according to the dotted lines in Fig. 2.
Background• Origami: Japanese paper-folding. • Traditional form: Decorative abstract shapes & child’s craft
• Modern extension: a form of sculpture in which the primary means of creating the form consists of folding
• Most common version: a figure folded from one sheet of paper,usually a square, with no cuts.