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Timeless Crane Merch

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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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The Bygone

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The Bygone

  The Bygone is out and my mobile made a spectacular appearance in the film sometime between minutes 57and 62! The scene is magical with the music box playing "All The Pretty Horses," and all the dynamic shots of the mobile as Kip (Graham Phillips) looks for clues in Waniya's room (Sydney Schafer). The film is beautifully made, and you can feel how the story has a special meaning to the Phillips brothers as you watch it. You can get it on DVD or BluRay on Amazon now and see it too!   The excitement started back in the winter of 2017, when I got a message...

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How The Timeless Crane Began and Where It's Going

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How The Timeless Crane Began and Where It's Going

How I Got Started Making Mobiles: History of Origami and My Introduction to Origami and Mobiles Origami is often defined as the art of folding paper to create three-dimensional figures of animals, people, objects, and shapes. The Japanese word “origami” is a combination of the verb oru (to fold) and the noun kami (paper).  My dad taught me how to fold a paper boat when I was 6, and I remember playing with my paper boats in the glorious puddle that formed in front of our home after every rainstorm. I didn't realize at the time that this was my first experience...

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Adding a Music Box to Your Mobile

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Adding a Music Box to Your Mobile

  Traditional plastic baby mobiles come with wind up music boxes, but these do not. Timeless Crane Mobiles are always in kinetic motion, and any little breeze can stir them up so a music box is not necessary to make them move.  Despite this, you may still want to add a musical element to your baby's mobile and this can easily be done  by adding one of these mobile music box above your mobile.   A Battery Operated Mobile Music Box This Shiloh Baby Musical Mobile is easy to use, is battery operated and plays music for 20 minutes. This is...

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