Lafosse & Alexander's Origami Flowers Kit (Hardcover)
Lifelike Paper Flowers to Brighten Up Your Life [Boxed Kit with 180 Folding Papers, Full-Color Book & DVD]
Tuttle Publishing, 9780804843126
Publication Date: July 15, 2014
List Price: 16.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.
Make beautiful and decorative paper flowers with this easy origami kit. World-renowned origami authors and artists Michael G. Lafosse and Richard L. Alexander present this new take on the origami art of flower folding. The flower projects range from simple to challenging. A variety of paper folding techniques are shown, which folders can modify to create flower combinations. These unique and original designs allow you to make greeting cards, gift boxes, bouquets, and stunning jewelry. Use it to craft eye-catching origami for your friends, to beautify your home--or as an excellent gift for paper craft lovers. All of the folds are simple enough to be origami-for-kids projects and are a great way to learn origami. All of these projects use the simplest household tools so just unpack the origami paper and start folding right away This origami kit contains:
- 96 page, full-color origami booklet
- Step-by-step directions
- Colorful diagrams and photographs
- Paper folding basics and tips
- 180 sheets of origami folding paper
- A variety of brilliant colors
- 2-1/2 hour instructional DVD
- Videos are also streamable or downloadable online
- A striking Rose for Irene with interlocking Calyx Module
- The gracefully-curled Plumeria and Star Flowers
- The modular six-piece Day Lily Blossom
- And much more...
About the Author
Michael G. LaFosse has been an origami artist and teacher for decades, and co-curated the Origami Now! exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. The recent award-winning film Between the Folds by Vanessa Gould features LaFosse and his work prominently. Richard L. Alexander holds a degree from Cornell University in biology; he also studied landscape architecture and design. Together, Alexander and LaFosse have created dozens of origami exhibitions, and over 70 books, kits, and videos about papermaking and paper folding arts.