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  • A few students have done some kusudama designs which require up to 32 pieces of paper to complete.

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  • Recently I was introduced to the wonderful world of kusudama origami.

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  • The more complex kusudama take a fair while and lots of paper so I just made an

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  • In this tutorial, we're introduced the art of Japanese kusudama, which, traditionally, are used to make balls into which are deposited incense or potpourri.

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  • To see how to assemble them into a traditional kusudama ball (pictured below),

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  • I started with the kusudama as a DIY project for ceremony decorations … and while I've always loved doing origami, I nixed it because I knew I'd never end up getting them done


  • The Japanese kusudama is a paper ball made out of multiple identical origami shapes glued together.

  • i started doing kusudama non-stop when i was nearing my due date... all under the guise that the baby would like looking at it hanging above his crib... like a fiend i tell you.

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  • i did the kusudama balls and liked it, though i don't think i could actually do something with them for the wedding … i'd need a lot and it takes some time putting them together. but i do like the end product. i have one hanging at my desk at work!



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