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paper planes, origami, cards, scrapbooking and other paper crafts.

kids made it so: counting down the days

“how many more sleeps mommy?” that’s a question often heard in this home. over the years, we’ve made different versions of count-down calendars to help answer this question. just the other day, my friend tara, said they draw a picture each … Continue reading

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hallowe’en card: folding wings bat

i had an idea for a hallowe’en card. i took some black construction paper, folded it in half and drew an outline of a bat. i cut the bat out, sketched in some features, and folded the wings in on … Continue reading

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quilled fail whale revealed

before i get to that, just a quick note of thanks for all the interest and enthusiasm for the art of quilling. as paula bauer mentioned to me, it really is an art form, a centuries-old one at that. i’ve … Continue reading

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quilling – ann martin & all things paper: part 3 of 3

previously, part 1 and 2… if you know me at all, or have read a little on this blog, it wont surprise you that my mind soon started wondering about the history of quilling.  as i was doing the craft … Continue reading

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quilling: how we made our cards – part 2 of 3

you can read part 1 here, where i gathered the materials needed to create a quilled card: long thin strips of coloured paper glue scissors cardstock bamboo skewers in place of quilling tool i coiled the long strips of paper … Continue reading

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