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Cut Paper Valentines

I learned something this week: when designing a papercut I think like someone who works with a knife, not like someone who works with scissors.

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Happy New Year 2023!

It finally warmed up a bit this past week … and then it snowed.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: The Index

In the hope that this will make it easier for you to find things that you remember seeing in this year’s Advent Calendar, here is an Index. Clicking on the title will take you to the post. ***** Byopia Press … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Twenty-five and a New Year Star Kusudama

Perhaps this isn’t the best day to make the New Year Star Kusudama, but there might be time during the next week to complete it and have it ready for your New Year celebrations.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Twenty-one and Singing in Circles

Today is the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. In The Before Times we would celebrate the beginning of longer days by getting together with friends for a potluck supper followed by singing. I like part singing, and one of … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Nineteen and a Paper Moon

Today’s project is a round book with pages made from folded circles. It opens from two sides and can be unfolded into a sphere.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Eighteen and An Asterisk Snowflake

This snowflake structure was an accidental discovery made while I was making the Asterisk Garland. Here’s the very first iteration.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Fourteen and a Little Star Book Ornament

This little book has appeared here before, but the last time it featured was the first Advent calendar in 2017. That time it was posted because it unfolds into the shape of a star. This time it’s because it is … Continue reading

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Thirteen and More Stars in Circles

Today’s post re-visits Stars in Circles but adds a third dimension to the star.

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Byopia Press Advent Calendar 2022: Day Twelve and an Asterisk Garland

For an Advent Calendar dedicated to the circle, this garland is rather non-circular looking.

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