This Set of six cacti paper toys were created as cute little desk adornments, simple to build and fun to display. The majority of the cacti use slot together paper engineering to give what would otherwise be a flat design some weight.
These models were designed for Enkl was a sub brand of Twinkl, a digital educational publisher, created to design high quality printable craft products aimed at the Pintrest marketplace. The brand has a set of strict guidelines including only sixteen colours and complex rules about how lines would interact with one another across each design. The sharp lines and clean textures of Enkl live on in many of Fold Up Toys more minimal paper toy projects, the brand served as a starting point for refining the 2D to 3D design workflow.
Enkl designs used a very limited brand specific colour pallet based on popular spices, using solid white lines to separate different colours and elements.