No need for green fingers here! Create your dream backyard with amazing animals, fascinating flowers and inquisitive insects to fold in pretty patterned paper. This collection of 40 charming origami designs includes delightful flowers and foliage, cute animals and other backyard critters that are sure to inspire you to get folding. Ideal for beginners as well as more experienced practitioners, each cleverly designed origami pattern is complete with detailed step-by-step artwork and flagged according to skill level. Learn how to fold traditional forms such as birds or butterflies, or try out some cute, contemporary designs such as a rabbit or a ladybug.These creations are perfect for weddings, home decorations, or just for fun! Includes 20 origami paper sheets to get you started.
Ioana Stoian is a young British-born artist with a passion for paper. Her love for hands-on arts and crafts led to a trip to Japan in 2006, where she discovered the world of papermaking and paper folding. She has studied and worked with master papermakers in both America and Japan. She is an active member of the IAPMA (International Association of Hand Papermakers and Paper Artists). You can find out more about Ioana and her love of paper on her website at www.ioanastoian.com.