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Baykiddead's Blog – January 2011 Archive (5)

january's almost gone???

really? wow, seems like just yesterday i was nursing the champagne hangover. maybe it's all the glue. but regardless of how quickly it blew by, i wouldn't trade it for anything. i'll always remember january 2011 as the month i truly discovered my love of folding paper, and for the beginnings of some great friendships i've made here on nice paper toys. 

 

the community, the ideals, the passion, and the creativity that exists here is hard to equal, and i'm thrilled to be a part…

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Added by baykiddead on January 30, 2011 at 3:04pm — 1 Comment

folding with my daughter

so, it seems as if i have a paper fiend on my hands. turns out that my 7 year old daughter has caught the bug, and she can't be stopped. started out innocently enough, in fact it was a rainy day some 4 years ago when she and i were bored and looking for something to do when we came across readymech and built our first toy together. but we left it at that.

 

now, however, she's sitting next to me, x-acto in hand cutting her first template. a shin baby spiky, thank you very much.…

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Added by baykiddead on January 29, 2011 at 2:35pm — 4 Comments

nani? bird

my custom for nani? bird [sailor.bird] is now up and available on the site. needless to say, i am very stoked and honored to be included with so many amazing designs and talented creators. thank you to nani? bird!

Added by baykiddead on January 28, 2011 at 1:07pm — No Comments

ink suck

without a doubt, beyond all argument, the artists making the designs we fold are made by some of the most creative and talented. looking at the crisp, beautiful designs as they pour from my printer, i am constantly in awe. more so when that design takes shape and joins the collection.

 

i would like that to be stated. now, having done so, i'm curious as to why you so often see a bunch of graphics/art on the template that never becomes a part of the finished product. i…

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Added by baykiddead on January 23, 2011 at 9:07pm — 2 Comments

my take on paper

when the paper bug truly hit, and by hit, i mean mack truck impact, i was out of ink. so i did the next best thing which was scour the net looking for the designs and templates that blew me away. i found shin tanaka, boxpunx, horrorwood, castleforte, vin, and nani? bird. i ordered papertoy monsters and waitied for the mail. i looked for more templates. and waited for the mail.

 

when monsters arrived from amazon, i waited a full two days before i tore out my initial build,…

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Added by baykiddead on January 22, 2011 at 1:00am — 2 Comments

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