FoldIT Creations October Instagram Giveaway!

Want to win these FoldITCreations origami paper rose stud earrings? Giveaway Rules: follow @folditcreations on instagram and tag 3 friends you think would love these unique handmade earrings in the comments. Share! Share! Share! Winner will be announced on Monday, October 19th 2015! Good luck! Open internationally.

Hand-Folded Origami Rose Stud Earrings with Sterling Silver Backings

Hand-Folded Origami Rose Stud Earrings with Sterling Silver Backings

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I’ve got Butterflies!

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On Monday February 18th, I’ll be doing my first show and I’ve got the butterflies. The city of Toronto is having an ‘Everything Pop-up and Paper’ event at Zion Historic Schoolhouse for family day. The theme is paper and will showcase hand made items made in paper by various local artists. I will be selling my origami earrings at the event as well as teaching kids how to make various simple origami designs. I miss working with kids so I can’t wait for Monday to spend the day folding with the public. Tonight I sit with my new bone folder and my tiny chiyogami squares folding la fosse butterflies to sell at the show…. With a glass of wine of course.

Baby it’s cold outside! Thursday chiyogami run at The Paper Place on Queen West

Brrrrr!  Today was absolutely freezing here in Toronto!  I braved the cold, wrapped in layers and my favorite hand-knitted puffin mittens from Newfoundland, I cycled down to Queen West in search of more papers.  It has become an weekly occurrence now, Thursday paper runs.   I get in the terrible of habit of buying new chiyogami paper with some motif that I absolutely love, working with it until I am sick of it, then heading back to The Paper Place the following week for a new fix wether I need paper or not.  I guess you could say I am a bit of a paper junkie.  Chiyogami is my like my artistic crack.  Thank God they have a massive selection to keep me pacified.  ^_^

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Blue, Brown and Earth Tone Motifs

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Blue Chiyogami Papers

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The Japanese Paper Place & Dark Horse Coffee

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I spend a lot of time just staring

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Visit the Paper Place Toronto at:  http://www.thepaperplace.ca/