The Bunny Bill – A Fun Classic Action Model From a Master

A number of years ago, I had the great pleasure of spending an afternoon with origami creator Robert Neale, in Bennington, Vermont. Bob is a remarkable man. He’s not only a wonderful origami designer he is also a scholar, a minister, a storyteller, a teacher, a magician, a trickster, and a writer. Born June 23, … Read more

The Smile of Mona Lisa

It’s almost the end of another year and 2021 just flew by! I don’t know about you, but each year seems to move by faster and faster. I just want to put on the brakes! The year had its challenges and some situations were more challenging than others. Folding Mona Lisa’s smile, and making this … Read more

Origami is not Allowed in Bermuda!

A few years back, an events company invited me to give an origami demonstration in Bermuda at a trade show. Traveling to this island for a purpose other than tourism meant that the company that invited me had to request a special work permit from the authorities in Bermuda. Just before my trip, I was … Read more

How did you get into origami?

Did you get into origami as a child or as an adult? As a child, I learned the traditional boat and classic crane, but it wasn’t until I was well into adulthood that I really got into origami. It was the Christmas holiday season in New York City. I was walking with my husband down … Read more

An Easy and Creative Way to Include Origami in Your Journaling

Do you keep a journal? If you’ve never tried journaling, or even if you have, you might draw some ideas and inspiration from this post. I’ve been journaling for many years. It brings solace and a deep connection to my inner creative self. My intended goal is to write daily but it’s not always easy … Read more

Fold an Origami Swan in Memory of Laura Kruskal

Laura Kruskal, much beloved origami creator and teacher passed away on February 5th 2019. Laura was loved for her playfulness and great sense of humor. She loved music and included singing with her teaching. I have a lovely memory of a class I took with Laura at PCOC 2013 when she taught a traditional paper … Read more