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Whilst looking for a link which is so far remaining irritatingly elusive, I stumbled across kirigami. You might know origami, the art of folding paper? Well kirigami is a close relative. It’s the art of folding and cutting paper.
If you’re the crafty type and you’re thinking of making something a little different for Valentines day, then these images might give you some inspiration. If you don’t fancy making something yourself, relax, grab a drink, and look at the beautiful photos.
lilzabubba started my introduction to the world of kirigami. She’s created a variety of different ‘snowflakes’. This one is particularly relevant to Valentines day – but the whole set is really worth a look.
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Anyone? No one? Someone… but you haven’t told them yet? Shockingly, if you want to make a really personal Valentines card or present this year, you need to start thinking about this now. How do I know? Well, because people are already blogging about it. And, lets face it, it takes time to think of what you want to make, get something printed and then to work your own special magic on it.
We’re busy working on a few ideas of our own, and will share them with you over the next few weeks. In the meantime,here’s an idea to get you started – look at this, by Steve O:
It’s 100 MiniCards, carefully mounted into a shadow …Continue reading this article…
Happy New Year! If you’re looking for a new hobby to start 2008, or something to get your creative juices flowing, you could do a lot worse than check out the MOO Flickr pool. And I’m not just talking about making MiniCards, I’m talking about all the great pictures people put on the cards. There’s a wealth of creativity and extraordinary hobbies and pastimes out there – these are a few we’ve spotted.
Henna Bee uses her cards to show off the amazing henna tattoos she creates.
If you fancy something more permanent, how about chainmail? We came across these photos …Continue reading this article…
Time for a round up of some of the great MOO photography we’ve spotted out there recently. A relaxing little read for a Friday afternoon…
Do you ever wish computer commands would hop off the computer and into your real life? Well, Flickr …Continue reading this article…
Well, our marvellous judges have judged, and our hardworking database bees have totted up the totals… and it’s time to announce the winners of MOO’s Super-Duper Holiday Card Competition.
We have four winners, one in each category: Best Photo, Best Non-Photo, Best Selling and Funniest. It’s been amazingly hard judging the brilliant entries – every single one of the three thousand, four hundred and thirty four designs in the pool is someone’s hard work and holiday cheer. We really appreciate the time everyone put in to making the competition such an amazing success.
We’ve also picked six runners up – entries that were in the running up to the very shortest of shortlists. This is to make the …Continue reading this article…
Well, it’s nearly over, but that was the kind of day that CTOs tell their children at night if they want them to be daredevil stuntmen when they grow up instead.
Starting at around 6pm last night, we started experiencing beeeg trouble with our main disk array. All the alarms went off, and Mike, our Techy Infradoodads Manager dashed down to Brick Lane to recover it from the backup. It took almost about 20 hours to get the site fully operational (direct uploads were particularly stubborn) but things are now fine again.
I’m sorry to everyone who tried to place orders today and had trouble -we had a number of false starts where we thought we had it working and then …Continue reading this article…
It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in the MOO offices – Greeting Cards are flying off the presses, and London is seasonably cold and damp.
Sensible Denise looked at the weather forecast for this week and decided it was the perfect time to visit Petra in the Jordanian Desert; she’s left me in charge of the blog. Hello!
We’re not letting the rain get us down yet! Moo’s contribution to the Holiday spirit this year isn’t limited to our fab Greeting Cards. We’re also running a Super-Duper Holiday Card Competition for the best designs submitted to our special flickr group.
We’ve been amazed at the response – over a thousand of you have joined the flickr group, …Continue reading this article…
Yep! at last MOO and Etsy have teamed up, to allow you to make MOO stuff straight from your Etsy account! We’re really excited about this, not least because some of the MOO crew are a bit crafty themselves.
We’ve noticed craft sellers using MOO products to promote themselves for quite a while now, and the results have been really successful. I mentioned Yarnissima the other week for example – and she’s done it again – look at these beautiful packages for Christmas!
People have had some great ideas to promote their work. These beautiful bookmarks by Emmalynne are another example.
The competition is to celebrate the launch of our ‘People-Powered Holiday Store’, which will open on November 1st. You’ll be able to buy cards with beautiful images generated by the MOO and Flickr communities. For every pack sold, money will be donated to M
We like meeting new people, at MOO! Even more so when they’re helping us out and teaching us new things… We’re lucky enough to have our first intern working with us at the moment, Rui. Originally from Japan, Rui’s been studying for an MA in London. We thought it might be interesting to find out more about the Japanese MOOsters out there, so we asked if she’d like to come in and work with us. She said yes!
This is a little introduction to Rui, and what she’s up to, we hope you’ll all make her feel welcome!
Hello, I’m very happy to meet you! I’m from Japan, where everyone (even non-business people) has business cards. When my friend gave me a …Continue reading this article…
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