I don't use Pinterest much (actually, I'm trying to spend LESS time on the internet), but I was intrigued by THIS POST my niece pinned. I thought it would be fun to try and make a paper candle holder using paper with my calligraphy on it.
I downloaded the template from the Mini-eco site and print it on plain copy paper. I printed some old lettering I had done with one of my Coke pens onto ecru resume paper.
I followed these instructions from the Mini-eco site. I left the paper template on top of my lettering while I did the scoring. I wish I had taped the template to my lettered paper with blue tape, so it would not shift during the scoring.
I did the vertical (mountain) folds.
Then the diagonal (valley folds) folds.
As with many paper folding projects, attention to detail is important. My folds were off kilter here and there, which proved frustrating later.
I wanted to give-up on the project more than once...
...but I didn't, and I finally got the two halves folded.
I taped the two halves together with double stick tape.
I popped in a flameless votive candle...
and waahlaah! :)
I think I have about 5 hours and 2 acetaminophen in this little guy!
Enjoy your weekend, Friends!
Go forth and flourish!!