THE FOLDED CORNER
ISSUE NO. 1 SEPTEMBER 2018
Hello and welcome to the very first issue of The Folded Corner!
My name is Chrissy, I’m the person behind Paper Kawaii.
Why The Folded Corner? Up until now, Paper Kawaii has been a paper craft and tutorial only website, with a few reviews along the way. I have always wanted to include more reviews and also giveaways. However previously, I have felt that my reviews are quite short and not worth making an entire post about! When they are collected together in an online magazine format, it makes more sense to me.
The name ‘The Folded Corner‘ was suggested by one of my readers. I liked it because ‘Folded’ = origami. ‘Corner’ because many people fold the corner of a page in a book they are reading to mark the spot (they should just make a bookmark!). Corner – also because this is a little corner of the internet! Perhaps the name meaning did not need explaining, I’m sure you get the idea!
WHAT IS THE FOLDED CORNER?
The folded corner is a monthly online article featuring origami reviews, tutorials, giveaways, community photos, free printable origami paper, coupons/special offers and more!
Want to submit an idea or suggest a specific item? Please see the bottom of the page for contact info and more information on how you can contribute to The Folded Corner.
Fall is just around the corner for lot’s of you guys! Here is a free pack of 10 printable origami papers covered in little fans, leaves & sakura flowers.
Table Of Contents
CuTe Blippo Giveaway
Blippo.com kindly created a special one off giveaway collection just for The Folded Corner readers! The collection included:
- Origami Lucky Star Paper Strips (your choice of pattern)
- Hello Kitty Pencil Case
- Cross Stitch DIY Pencil Pouch
- Pastel Foldable Scissors
- Pastel DIY Beads
- Cute Korean Glitter Set
- Neko Cat Meow Washi Tape
The giveaway has now ended and the winner has been contacted 🙂
The photos above feature the Hello Kitty pencil case and the DIY cross stitch pencil case. I have never done any cross stitch before! I think it turned out ok considering! The Hello Kitty case has 3 sections with one having a super handy multiplication table! I really could have used that when I was at school. The winner will have the choice of which origami lucky star paper they’d like, which one do you like best?
Monthly Origami Challenge
Each month, 3 new origami models will be presented, you can fold one or more of these origami models and submit photos in the comments of this post!
Alternatively post your photo on facebook or instagram with the hashtag #thefoldedcorner or join the Discord community chat and post there.
Each month, depending on how many photos are submitted, a selection will be featured in the new issue of The Folded Corner.
September 2018 challenge models:
If you have a specific origami model you’d like to see as part of The Folded Corner’s Monthly Origami Challenge, please feel free to suggest it in the comments of this post or send us an email.
❗️NOTE: The origami models MUST list the designer of the model, the instructions/diagram/video MUST have been created by or with the original creators permission. NO origami book scans please. 🙂
This tutorial will show you how to make a cool origami drawer box. This origami ‘Tetra Box’ uses no cutting or glue, just paper. This origami drawer box is easy to make. You can use as a gift box or keep your special items inside.read more
This tutorial will show you how to fold the origami ‘Lady Box’ designed by Jośe Meeusen. This unique box is made from one sheet of square paper. It’s unique twisted frame makes this a lovely gift or ornament.read more
Learn to make an origami ninja star! These easy origami stars are folded from two pieces of paper. Also called a ‘shuriken’ throwing star. It’s super easy to make these!read more
Make a special Chinese origami fancy dish! This traditional origami box uses 2 sheets of square paper to complete. This unique origami box or bowl is fun and easy to make.read more
How to make an easy paper craft pumpkin to decorate at Halloween! Includes a free optional template that you can download and print out.read more
Learn how to make origami vampire teeth! The mouth opens and closes by moving small levers at the back. Great Halloween DIY to give to friends & family! You can also put candy or other things inside.read more
Written by Chrissy Pk
We hope you enjoyed the first instalment of The Folded Corner! We are always very happy to receive any feedback, suggestions or corrections. Please leave a comment below, or use the email form next to this text to send a message to us. We are looking for occasional guest posters for The Folded Corner, so if you are interested we would love to hear from you as well.
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