Makigami Paper Planters

plantersYou can create marvelous dishes in which to “plant” your Origami Bonsai creations.  Roll some thick makigami stems and mold them around a large diameter tube.  Also roll some unmolded, straight makigami stems.  Use the straight stems as legs, and the curved ones for the surface of the planter.

Use hot melt glue to assemble the curved makigami stems onto the “legs.”  Then apply a coat of wood glue and paint.  You can also experiment with stems that are tapered on both ends for a different look (not shown).