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Trash Origami: 25 Paper Folding Projects Reusing Everyday Materials

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Make fun and functional origami out of your spare paper with this easy origami book.

Don't dump your wastepaper into the garbage—it's time to fold! World renowned origami artists and award-winning authors Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander show you the way with Trash Origami. This origami book presents unique and fun projects from their Origamido Studio and from s
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Hardcover, 96 pages
Published October 10th 2010 by Tuttle Publishing
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Megan
Aug 23, 2013 Megan rated it really liked it
I checked this book out from the library and had it sitting on my drawing table for awhile before I tried any of the projects (mostly because the first one is titled "Scoopy Ball Game" and looks kinda stupid). I've really gotten into it, though. I've made several of the projects and liked the results. Some are quick and easy; some require several pieces of paper and time. I think that beginners without any paper folding experience could comprehend some of the projects, but having already worked ...more
Sherry (sethurner)
Mar 27, 2012 Sherry (sethurner) rated it really liked it
When I was little I used to braid gum wrappers to make chains, and fold little toys that opened to spell out messages about what boy I liked, and how many children I was going to eventually have. Later I learned to make paper cranes. This book encourages the reader to use found papers to make all sorts of folded treasures. I was frustrated with trying to teach myself the folds until I realized there was a CD in the back of the book. Once I popped that in my computer I was able to follow the ...more
Cat Fithian
Jun 01, 2012 Cat Fithian rated it it was amazing
I LOVE this book! Great ideas for turning normally discarded candy wrappers and chip bags, etc, into fun little ditties. Great tricks to teach kids during these long, boring Summer months! Chip bag wallets, candy wrapper butterflies and flowers, paper balls and paper hearts will all be "littering" our library this season!
Claire
Visually appealing, this books walks the crafter through easy to accomplish and beautiful origami objects that are useful and beautiful. I worked my way through the projects and found the directions clear, easy and pretty when completed with found papers.
Sandra Rosa
Oct 14, 2010 Sandra Rosa rated it it was amazing
Shelves: m, 2010
so gorgeous...
turns out it actually had a new project, yey Lafosse!!
Projects list:
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?pid...
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