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  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 27 October 2022
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781789940824
  • Stock: 32 in stock
  • Size: 216x276 mm
  • Illustrations: 320
  • Pages: 160
  • RRP: £14.99
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Origami + Kirigami for the Home


Paper art decorations, gift wrapping and handmade cards by Wei You

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Book Description

A colourful guide to creating decorative pieces for the home, parties and events alongside ideas for presents, cards and gift wrapping.

Are you looking for stylish and inexpensive ideas to decorate your home? Or would you like to create unique and thoughtful gifts for your friends and family?

With an introduction to paper, materials and the basic techniques of origami (paper folding) and kirigami (paper cutting), paper artist Wei You takes you through a variety of gorgeous decorative pieces. Bursting with photographs and easy-to-follow instructional diagrams for over 20 projects which include delicate roses to decorate your table, strings of luminous blossoms to create that wow factor at a party and feathery Japanese origami cranes to craft as gifts you’ll be surprising friends and family in no time at all with your style and inventiveness.

With Wei’s careful guidance paper crafting has never been easier and the complex shapes are surprisingly easy to learn by anyone, regardless of experience. Grab yourself a palette of coloured paper and get started cutting, folding and creating your own paper magic!

About the Author

About Wei You

Wei You is the owner of the online paper art shop Lavender Home in West London, UK. Established in 2011, they specialize primarily in oriental themed products including handmade origami/papercraft home decorations and origami jewellery. Wei hosts regular origami workshops and creates bespoke paper art decorations for events and businesses.

Visit their website www.lavenderhome.co.uk

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