Category: How to Projects

Origami Bird Book by Akiko just published!

By , March 17, 2010 8:59 pm

I am happy to announce that Akiko has published her first origami book.

It’s called the TinyShiny Origami Bird Book and features Twenty (20) hand-drawn, full-colour origami bird projects, with simple instructions that anyone can follow.

The book shows how to create elegant paper birds in hundreds of colours and patterns, using widely available origami paper. It is available at TinyShiny.com and Amazon.

About the author
Akiko has been making origami since she was a girl living in Tokyo. She has published many origami projects and articles about Japanese arts and crafts on TinyShiny.com. She is an accomplished jewelry designer, illustrator and origami artist. Her original tiny Origami Earrings designs have inspired many imitations and been sold worldwide. She continues to share the simple pleasure of folding paper into beautiful objects.

Furoshiki Bags

By , March 1, 2009 3:43 pm

TinyShiny Furoshiki

TinyShiny Furoshiki Suika Wrap

Furoshiki Suika Zutsumi (Watermelon wrap)

This method can be used to wrap round objects.
You have to tie the knot tight with Mamusubi technique.
Follow diagrams and instructions below.

 
 
 



TinyShiny Furoshiki Suika Wrap

Furoshiki Instant Shopping bag

This bag is quick and easy to make. Ues to carry all your stuff.
It can replace your regular plastic shopping bag.
It’s good for the environment!!

Follow diagrams and instructions below.

 
 
 

Go to Mamusubi Furoshiki Project

Go to Crafts Shop at TinyShiny.com

Read about Furoshiki at TinyShiny.com

Japanese Lunch Box (お弁当 O-bento) Furoshiki Wrap

By , February 13, 2009 6:02 pm
Furoshiki Bento Wrap

Japanese Lunch Box (お弁当O-bento) Wrap

I always use Furoshiki to wrap my lunch box.

In Japan, Many pepole bring O-bento (lunch box) to school and work.
Most of them use Furoshiki (ko furoshiki*) to wrap Lunch boxes.


*Small Furoshiki. Usualy Ko Fusroshiki is made of cotton.


This Wrapping method can also be used to wrap gifts.

Follow diagrams and instructions below.





 
 
 

 

Go to Mamusubi Furoshiki Project

Go to Crafts Shop at TinyShiny.com

Shop for Origami Earrings at TinyShiny.com

Read about Furoshiki at TinyShiny.com