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New Normal

New Normal

Well, we are officially practicing "social distancing" now. For us that means the kids are home with me all day and I'm essentially homeschooling them - we started "social distancing" on March 13th.  Business had slowed down significantly at first, and now it's almost back to normal. The slow down helped give me time to get into the groove of homeschooling (definitely not a strength of mine!).I was concerned about the safety and health of my customers as well as myself when receiving packages in the mail because of this virus. The cases of Coronavirus or COVID-19 are increasing daily, and this means packages...

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Copyright Issues

About the Artist Creative Process For Handmade Sellers

Copyright Issues

If You Copy You Will Never Excel Have you ever had someone copy your work and try to pass it off as their own idea and creation? If so, I'm sorry, and if not, then I hope it never happens to you. Having your work copied leaves you feeling violated and angry. Something that may take years to create and grow can be stolen and sold as someone else's creation overnight.  People who copy other people's work will never be truly successful in what they are trying to sell. Art has to come from you, it must reflect who you are as an...

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Folding Thick Paper

Creative Process How To

Folding Thick Paper

 Folding thicker paper can be difficult because it is literally harder to fold, but also because the paper can crack and rip when you crease it and open up the models. Peeling the scrapbooking paper into two layers, and using steam when folding makes thick paper easier to fold and prevents the cracking and ripping.

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Timeless Crane Merch

About the Artist Featured In

Timeless Crane Merch

  I've been busy working on something new. Another way to share origami love with the world... I've been designing some Timeless Crane Origami Merch, and I'm so excited to finally share it with everyone! I've noticed that many of my followers are also fans of origami. My Mobile Making Kit is perfect for anyone who wants to make a mobile with their own origami, but carrying a mobile around in public is not a practical way to let others know how much you love origami.Besides folding when you're out and about, wearing shirts and sweaters, or using stickers are some...

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A Mobile Your Baby Will Love

Babies and Mobiles

A Mobile Your Baby Will Love

A Most Fascinating Mobile   Babies find Timeless Crane Mobiles to be particularly captivating because of their complexity and fluid movement.  The intricately folded paper models are always in kinetic motion and these origami mobiles can helping to soothe babies to sleep.   “Thank you so much for this mobile.  My child loves watching it as he goes down for naps.  I recomend it highly… I do have to tell you that the mobile is the best thing I could have ever purchased for my little one because like I said [before] all he does is look at [the birds] and the slow movements put him to...

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