Toilet Amusement
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In the last blog, we show you how to be creative with dried flies but I guess not many would have the courage to mess around with the little creatures.
Here is a cleaner and more beautiful way to make something elegant for your toilet and keep your mind (and fingers) active!  Toilet Paper Origami !  Get this book by Linda Wright.

The editorial review says: "With little effort, a roll of toilet paper can be transformed into a delightful focal point using the charming, elegant, and whimsical designs in this collection."
Talking about toilet paper, here is a blog from that I could not resist to reproduce below.

But wait...another Linda? This can't be a coincidence! Well, there is no such thing as a coincidence.  LindaLoo is actually Linda Wright.  They are the same person.  Linda Wright uses the name Linda Loo for the blog.  Hee hee..

Three women, two younger and one senior citizen, were sitting naked in a sauna. Suddenly there was a beeping sound. One young woman pressed her forearm and the beep stopped. The others looked at her questioningly. "That was my pager," she said. "I have a microchip under the skin of my arm."

A few minutes later, a phone rang. The second young woman lifted her palm to her ear. When she finished, she explained, "That was my mobile phone. I have a microchip in my hand."

The older woman felt very low-tech. Not to be outdone, she decided she had to do something just as impressive. She stepped out of the sauna and ........" (Please go to Lindaloo's blog to read the rest of the story)

Don't want to invest in the book, yet?  You can still try your hand on a few exquisite toilet origami folds by visiting the Origami Resource Center, in which you will find full instruction for (a) the Triangular Fold, (b) the Diamond Fold, (c) the Pleated Fold, (d) the Pleated Tuck, and (e) the Flourish.

Here are some videos on YouTube from the Toilet Paper Origami Masters:

Once you have tried your hand on toilet paper origami (TPO), you will find how easy it is.  If you are a housekeeper in a hotel or motel, use TPO to provide your guests with a little extra customer service.  It will probably earn you a bigger tip too.

1.Toilet Humor: Three Women in a Sauna,, Tue, 03/17/2009
2. The Origami Resource Centre