Today Bloke is…erm…*whispers* 49, we don’t really do parties, but there is a rather epic chocolate cake for later, and pizza, and egg ‘n’ mayo sandwiches, as Bloke himself would say, “yes, but not all on the same plate”!!

origami cake

I found you an origami cake, I’m sure you could make it for real, I only crochet!!

Happy Birthday Chris!!


Origami Cat

Smoky has been watching Chris doing Origami and thought he’d try it with my duvet, I think all the folding was too much, sleep is a much better idea!

origami smoky

Birthday paper vase


I don’t keep a lot of my origami stuff, but here’s one little item that’s stayed around for a while. It’s a vase made from folding instructions at origami-instructions.com. You start off by creasing a square into thirds. You have to be careful when raising the finished piece, but this one, made from some old birthday wrapping paper  turned out well. Here’s the top: