A small 1.5-square-inch origami star box can be made by folding a regular 6-inch origami paper in a systematic pattern. Larger boxes can be made with larger sheets of origami paper. Origami is the Japanese art of folding paper to create various objects.Know More
Start with folding the colored origami paper into a square with half the squared dimensions by folding it once horizontally and once vertically, so that the colored side is visible. From there, turn the square so that of the corners are facing you, in the shape of a diamond, and fold the bottom right-hand side of the diamond inward. Open the folded flap slightly so that it's at a 90-degree angle from the diamond base, and spread the two papers that make up the flap, squashing the top portion downward.
Repeat this process on the bottom-left hand side of the diamond base. Turn the origami paper around and repeat on the other side so that there are four total flaps, two on each side.
Since the diamond base has four sides, two of which are hidden, reveal the two sides by flipping the current sides of the base. Again fold both sides of the bottom flaps to meet the center. Fold the flaps below upwards, and push out the final object to see the box appear.Learn More
Items such as wallets and roses can be made out of duct tape by tearing several pieces of tape in different lengths and affixing them together following a specific pattern. Other items are made in the same fashion using different patterns.Full Answer >
Miniature figures are made by molding polymer clay into desired shapes using sculpting techniques.These figures are posable or fixed in place. Proportionate figurines that are rich in detail look realistic.Full Answer >
A ceramic mask is made by molding clay over a plastic bag shaped with newspaper. Paint and decorative materials, such as beads, feathers and shells, finish the mask. You need a pencil, paper, scissors, newspaper, masking tape, a plastic bag, air-dry clay, shaping and cutting tools, a damp sponge, a plastic straw, acrylic paints, a paint brush, permanent markers, an assortment of decorative materials, a hot glue gun and 18 inches of hanging wire.Full Answer >
Stunt glass is typically made of sugar, because it looks translucent like glass and shatters in the same way that glass does but does not cut actors. To make stunt glass, you need 1 cup of sugar, a baking sheet, butter or baking paper, food coloring (if desired) and a candy thermometer. The process takes about 30 minutes.Full Answer >