We already know that this is a year of crisis. But that should not stop us from celebrating Christmas! We can start by creating our own Christmas decorations and saving a little. You in?
The other day I went to my sister-in-law’s and I caught some precious ornaments that were hanging on the doors. I would have bought them in a gift shop, but to my surprise, she had made them herself! So I asked her how she had done it and wrote it down to share with you.
magazines, lomography prophecies posters, colored paper, or any kind of gift wrapping
needle and thread (optional).
The first thing you have to do is decide the size of the ornaments. The ones I have done have the ideal size to hang on the Christmas tree, so will need pieces of paper about 9×9 cm. Once you have your square sheets of paper, fold it in half. Turn it, and then take the triangle and fold it in half again. Make three cuts on the side where two points meet. Unfold the paper and you’ll see that we are left with several quadrangular cuts. Now we have to join the points (gluing with heat), but alternating sides of the paper.
And there you go! You have beautiful Christmas decorations!. If you want to hang it from the tree, you just need to make a hole with a needle and thread a string through it.
But that’s not all. If we combine six ornaments together, we can get a beautiful poinsettia like the one below. Once you’ve made the ornaments, we take three and join the center with glue. On the other side, we take another three and also join the center. After they’re united, stick the petals throughout the sides. Voila! You already have your poinsettia. Go decorate!
Everybody loves a cup of tea to start the day. Meanwhile, we lomographers love to do little photo sessions to start our day. Both are really fun, but a wise person once said that we should try to combine two of our favorite things sometimes and see how it comes out. So, here we go!
Know the best way to create the perfect opportunity for totally rad Lomo'Instant pics? Throw a party! That's what we did anyway. We gathered some of our best friends, including but not limited to, the gorgeous Lomo'Instant and rallied through a Friday night like champs. Get a look at some of our Lomo'Instants from the party!
Do you know the best way to celebrate the biggest shopping day of the year? Stay at home and marvel at these gorgeous black and white photos from the legendary LC-A+! There's no reason to stand in line for hours either, when you can get incredible deals here at Lomography without ever leaving the comfort and warmth of your own home. Check out these radiant shots from the LC-A+ and then head over to the Online Shop to save a fantastic 30% on this incredible camera and more!
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written by Kwyn Kenaz Aquino on 2015-04-18 in #people
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