"Helping both novices and experts master the popular Japanese paper craft of origami, this guide boasts 900 diagrams and 50 color photos to give detailed step-by-step instructions for 40 origami projects. It combines the traditional aspects of the art form with contemporary, practical uses such as stationery, jewelry, and modern decoration. Projects range from bookmarks and table decorations to holiday activities, and easy-to-follow instructions, detailed diagrams, templates, and color photographs are included. Each activity is carefully selected to appeal to the amateur paper crafter, while offering inspiration for those more adept to the craft. This fresh, new look at this traditional form of paper crafting remains true to the authentic and modest elements of the Japanese style"--Amazon.com, viewed November 27, 2013.