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Space Garden is a fictional Playstation 1 game created by artist Plastiboo, the original artwork included a game cover, as well as an eerie screen shot from the game taking place on an unknown planet.

Based on this artwork, I designed a paper toy playset including Oly (the space gardener) plenty of flowers to pick, an unknown and malevolent being as well as a mushroom alien and forgotten ‘friend’.

The playset contains 5 pieces and is just a single page. This model set is also the first design to feature the new ‘playset figure’ design, created to allow for a set scale and tiny representations of scenes and characters. The ‘playset figure’ design uses just 4 tabs and 2 fold over sections to create an adorable humanoid shape that’s much more dynamic than previous, more cube-based designs featured in other Fold Up Toy projects.

If you’re a fan of eerie and unsettling artwork, I’d recommend following Plastiboo on Twitter here.

Original Artworb by Plastiboo


– Purchase / Download

Click the download button above to receive a .zip folder, inside this you will find the flat template of the paper toy along with some reference photos.  Open the flat template in your image viewer/editor of choice and print.

– Print
Print the model onto paper or card, Fold Up Toys recommends a 250gsm card stock for best results, however all models on the Fold Up Toys website should work perfectly well on standard A4 printer paper. On the bottom of the flat template you will see a recommended card stock weight (e.g. 250gsm) for this models specific design.

– Cut
Cut the model out along the solid outline, some models will have sections that need to be cut with a craft knife, younger builders are recommended to get help from an adult.

– Fold
Follow the key on the models flat template, folding up or down along the dotted lines as instructed. Some model builders like to score along the fold lines (go over the lines in advance) with a craft knife or empty ball point pen to get a more precise fold.

– Glue
Most models have numbered tabs, glue the tabs in order to complete the model. If you get stuck, feel free to message the designer using the contact page with a photo of what you’re working on and they’ll be happy to help you.

– Share
Share your creation on social media, it’s always fun to see Fold Up Toys out in the wild. Be sure to share it with the designer @folduptoys on Twitter and Instagram. You can also e-mail a photo to hello@folduptoys.com

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