Wednesday, December 1, 2010

World's Best Origami Review and Giveaway...

ABCD Diaries
2010 Holiday Gift Guide:
Crafters



World's Best Origami
by Nick Robinson

Product Details:
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Alpha (November 2, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1615640533
ISBN-13: 978-1615640539

Product Description:
"Join the fold and discover this timeless art form. World's Best Origami is an amazing collection of more than 100 of the most unusual and best-loved origami patterns ever created. Expert origami artist Nick Robinson has collected traditional origami patterns as well as his own pieces and those from some of the greatest origami artists in the world- many in print here for the first time ever.
• More than 100 pieces-the most comprehensive origami book on the market
•Projects rated from beginner to advanced and include everything from boxes, containers, geometrics, and abstracts to figures, birds, animals, and flowers, and more-this unique volume has something for everyone at every skill level
•Each diagram clearly displayed with easy-to-understand instructions
•The only book to include the works of several masters of the craft, including Edwin Corrie and Francesco Guarnieri, as well as the author"

About the Author:
"Nick Robinson is a professional origami artist and author who has been folding paper for 25 years. A member of the British Origami Society who edits their magazine and maintains their website, Nick has written more than two dozen books on origami, as well as numerous articles, and done several commercial and charitable origami commissions involving origami and paper art over the last 20 years. Nick has created several hundred original designs and teaches origami in schools, arts centers, and many other venues."

What we thought: This is a really fun book! There really are projects for every skill level which is great because you can work your way through the entire book as you progress and really get your money's worth. This is a great craft to take up during the winter season when you are spending a ton of time indoors. The directions are easy-to-read and the illustrations are super helpful! If you have a crafter on your list this holiday season, you should check out this book for sure:) ABCD Diaries gives World's Best Origami an A!

Buy It: Find this fun book at your favorite book seller!

Win It: One ABCD Diaries reader will win a copy of World's Best Origami!! To enter, comment below.
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Giveaway ends Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 11:59cst. Winner will be chosen via random.org and emailed. They will have 48 hours to reply. Open to US residents 18+:)

Disclosure: ABCD Diaries was given a copy of this book for review purposes only. We were in no other way compensated. The opinions expressed in this post are ours and ours alone.

76 comments:

  1. My daughter is really getting into this stuff. Just last week she came home from the library with a bunch of books on how to do it. She would love to have her own book.

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  10. I've not made anything orgami for a long time and this book looks like it explains the careful crisp folding in detail

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