Are you a fan of Eames? Well this cute kids chair will make you drool.
|Image by Design Trust for Public Space via Creative Commons|
|Image by smowblog via Creative Commons|
Click below for instructions.First, get the template from here. Print it out on a paper size you want. Since I wanted to make a black one, I printed the template on a white piece of paper, then used that as a template. The good thing about this is you can use the template again and again without having to print it multiple times.
1. I traced the cut paper on black card stock, and cut off the shapes.
2. The trick is in the shaping. You have to look at the photos of the Eames elephants above as your guide. Here are a few folding techniques.
2a. For the head and legs, fold them loosely just to shape them. Do not crease.
2b. Use a round stick (I used a round mechanical pencil) for shaping the ears to get that curl effect.
2c. Sometimes, you have to fold multiple times (still loosely) to shape it perfectly.
3. Tada ---