Day 19 – folding paper

A sick baby and a tight schedule meant I didn’t have too much time for my “first” today. C. suggested I try some origami and as I always like a challenge to my not so talented hands, I thought,  why not?

I thought I’d start with a typical crane, so I found some instructions online, grabbed some coloured paper and got started. The first set of instructions was too complicated for me, as was the second one but the third one was ok. I always find it difficult if these kinds of things are quite abstract, so I was glad that these instructions were very straightforward.

I gave up my first attempt at a crane but the second one ended up ok. I’m not good with straight lines and precise work, but I think it’s recognizable at least… I’ll have to try again some time to see if I can get it a bit neater.

20150119_165944

Today was also the day my eBay listing ended and I’m quite happy with the outcome. Also sorted out some other ideas for future “firsts” today. This project is pretty stressful at times  (when I don’t have any good ideas or when I’m busy with other things) but I’m definitely enjoying all the things I wouldn’t otherwise have done…

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Day 19 – folding paper

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s