My Origami Scrap Box Video

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Links to some of my favorite fabulous paper artists:

Karen Elaine Thomas

Her designs rock, her books and DVD are classics - the best written directions for origami I have seen, plus the most interesting creations. Be sure to look at her YouTube Channel!

Joan Michaels Paque

Prepare to be dazzled and inspired - she was outstanding as an artist and an instructor.

Kristi Warren at Handmade Books and Journals

Prepare to be dazzled by the incredible amount of information she shares - Tutorials for almost every kind of book or journal, both written and video. Sign up for her video tutorials. They are well done and  imaginative with excellent instruction.  here is the YouTube link to her channel:

A truly remarkable resource. She also sells her journals on

Scrapbookers Anonymous - Facebook and YouTube

Marilyn creates wonderful videos on her Facebook site, then posting them on her YouTube site.  

Her store is in Canada, her humor warm and positive, her ideas and willingness to share techniques and information awesome!  Best place to get an idea of what she does is on Facebook to see her Facebook Live videos and images of cards and projects.

Pat K. Thomas, Seen My Marbles

Terrific website, blog, and keeps everyone up to date with her FaceBook page.  Great resource of information about marbling - a busy and kind lady!

Sue Zajac, Alaskan Artist and Marbler

Interesting website, marbling book for sale as well as cards and other works.

Sue marbles with watercolors, does lots of cool and interesting over marbling! 

Brilliant COLOR!

Two wonderful YouTube videos:


Ali Manning, Book and Paper Artist Extraordinaire, has wonderful tutorials and a very useful and practical list of tips for measuring and cutting book board.  While you are there, take a look at her excellent blog, Vintage Page Designs:

Ali also has an outstanding online Blook Club, teaching a different binding every month.  She has done a remarkable job of building a community of learners, using a series of teaching videos that are remarkable in their scope and content, live online Q & A monthly sessions, warm and constant enthusiasm and support, plus a worldwide netowrk of fellow binders, with a shared inspiration gallery and Facebook page for sharing, questions, ideas, extensions, and problem solving, as well as weekly emails filled with information and extensions of the class.  She opens up membership periodically, Check out her website!

Origami Links for The Clearing in Winter Practical Origami Class:

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Super Cool Fold of the Week

Origami Cup

Origami Crane

Paper Balloon

Paper Wreath/Shooting Star

Masu Box with Lid


Folding Box, a few small different folds, but essentially the same

Origami rose

Simple box

Purse Envelope

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