Monday, April 26, 2010

An origami tablescape

I am always fascinated by paper crafting and the art of origami, so this beautiful tablescape caught my eye immediately. Dressed in all white with delicate paper cranes and flowers, this project was a collaboration between Swedish stylist Lo Bjurulf and Ikea, originally inspired by the upcoming wedding of the Swedish princess royal. Crafted from simple white and brown paper, this clever and creative styling would be a fabulous DIY to try at your next party - and much cheaper than flowers if you have a little spare time and nimble fingers. Think of it as a modern twist on your mother's swan napkins.


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Click here for instructions on making paper cranes and flowers


{Photos: Ikea Sweden discovered via emma's designblogg}


12 comments:

Daniella said...

Ooo I love the garlands!

escapade said...

Wouldn't they be so pretty for a wedding?

Maria said...

I love origami too and this is a stunning combination backdrop for it!

Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

gorgeous, it would definitely would be amazing for a wedding!!

Lillian Chang said...

That is sooo gorgeous!!
Yes, it WOULD be perfect for a wedding - and a great way to create some beautiful style for cheap :)

parallel-botany said...

Breathtaking.

Sarah Klassen said...

What a pretty, sweet look!

Adrienne S. said...

Very cool. I love the bud vases the paper flowers are in.

Neo-Nel-Interior Specialist said...

If you want to add texture to your room, I find that adding stripes from ceiling to floor gives depth. I’ve added banners of inexpensive cloth, like calico, and stapled or battened it at ceiling height at regular intervals along a bare wall and it will add both a lineal and textural addition to the room. One couple I worked with didn’t want neutral colors but wanted something calming and uncluttered. I was able to maintain their need by using a pear hue and keeping the room’s accent pieces black. I also find working with contrasts gives depth. Some ideas to keep in mind are polished stone against sub linen, rough wood against devour velvet, and wicker against muslin. If you have an extraordinarily geometrical or sharpened rimmed space, using textures to tone and soften is the way to go.

FROM THE RIGHT BANK said...

Oh, I love this so much! The white is so pretty and all the origami flowers are so fun. I would love to do this for a party!

Sasha {Everything Fabulous} said...

I recognize those vases from Ikea! It actually gave me great inspiration to use a couple of those vases!! thanks for sharing!! Hope you are having a great week!

mr. pineapple man said...

so pretty!! looks like a vogue photoshoot

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