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Fabulous Origami Boxes – Bowls

I’m working through¬†Fabulous¬†Origami Boxes by order, so first up are the bowls. They are pretty easy to fold, but I had a bit of trouble trying to figure out the diagrams.

I folded two versions of each. One being the trial version just to get the hang of things and the second version was the final version with the least amount of creases possible for presentation.

Origami bowls made from Fabulous Origami Boxes by Tomoko Fuse

Yes, there are lucky stars in the bowls. I figured I ought to fill it with something, right?

Origami bowls made from Fabulous Origami Boxes by Tomoko Fuse

The bowls are created using two pieces of paper. One was used for the shell and the other piece was a liner of sorts. There are a few bowls or vessel pieces that includes minor variations of the first one.

The bowls were kind of *blah* when they were combined as is, but using double sided tape to align and affix the paper together made it look better. I’m assuming if my paper were actually square, that I wouldn’t have this problem.

Origami bowls made from Fabulous Origami Boxes by Tomoko Fuse

In some cases, I snazzed up some of the parts to make it look a little nicer. Looks like a tulip, no?

Origami bowls made from Fabulous Origami Boxes by Tomoko Fuse

All in all, the bowls are pretty easy to fold and are pretty useful in holding, um, more origami in.

Actual boxes to come next.

 

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Fabulous Origami Boxes by Tomoko Fuse

So I have a bunch of origami books. The first book I’ll be tackling is Fabulous Origami Boxes by Tomoko Fuse. Its a nice book to flip through with all the purdy, colorful pictures.

I’m a little (a lot) jealous. The papers used as demonstration in the book is beautiful and probably really expensive. In my case, I’ll be using a ream of the cheapo paper I bought from staples as I follow along with this book. This should be fun.

Pictures and stuff will be forthcoming.

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