Hello all! I am so thrilled to be guest posting today over on Domestic Slice. As you may have seen, Kate from Domestic Slice kindly contributed a guest tutorial for a DIY Raffia Wrapped Necklace here on Chic Steals while I was in Tokyo for a month, and I’m reciprocating today. My tutorial is for a (faux) gold-leafed succulent in a handmade origami planter – kind of no-fuss gardening meets home decor.
And please let me know what you think!
I am just in love with Minieco‘s website – it’s so colorful and fun, my day is instantly brightened. Plus the author offers tons of downloadable paper templates and the origami-lover in me just can’t stay away. I particularly am drawn to the paper gemstone templates since they seem such a paradox. Precious gemstones! Made of cheap materials! By your own two hands! I needed some accent pieces for my seemingly-unending home office makeover, and so immediately decided to bump up the glam factor by using a glitter cardstock and making 2 coordinating gemstones for my desk. Here’s how:
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