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How To Make Origami Paper Poppers

A few weeks ago my daughter and her best friend told me they wanted to start making YouTube video tutorials. After much debate (and coaching from me), they decided that their first tutorial would be origami paper poppers. Below you'll see their debut video but first I need to introduce you to Kiki and Ree. Most of you know my oldest daughter as"Nutty", the nickname I gave her shortly after birth because she was such a peanut. For her video tutorials, Nutty wanted a more "grown up" name so she chose "Kiki". Her best friend decided on "Ree" because it's fairly close to her real life nickname. Kiki and Ree hope to some day have their own YouTube channel but for now they are "ugh, stuck," as Nutty says, on my channel. I decided that it wasn't worth it to create an entire channel if they are only going to make one or two videos. If this is really something that they (and I, because I have to edit and upload) really do continue then I will let them have their own channel. For now, … [Read more...]

Easy 3D Paper Snowflakes

Just because Christmas is over doesn't mean you can't keep decorating for winter.  Today we're making easy 3D paper snowflakes that you can hang anywhere in your house to keep winter decorating fun.  I know they look difficult, but I guarantee they are so easy even my 5 year old made one without help. I tried to explain how to make these snowflakes with photos but found it was easier for me (and probably for you) to do a video tutorial. We don't vlog often, but look for more videos from us in 2014! Here we go--easy 3D paper snowflakes: Where would you hang these snowflakes if you made them? … [Read more...]