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 about Crafting
Centerpieces are made by creating a focal point on a table, using some combination of bowls, vases, flowers, fruit and candles. Centerpieces for multiple table events are unobtrusive and simple, while centerpieces for single table events are larger and more complex.Full Answer >
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 >
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 >
A simple replica of George Washington's hairstyle can be made by stapling a paper structure around the head and attaching cotton balls. Contrary to popular assumption and the fashion at the time, George Washington did not actually wear a wig himself. Instead, he tied his naturally light brown hair in a queue (a kind of braided hairstyle that was also popular in China, where it was considered a symbol of submission) and powdered it white.Full Answer >