Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding. It is a very creative hobby. From one piece of paper, you can make so many different shapes and interesting things, from butterflies to dresses, from bows to different stars and dolls.
Few origami constructions require more than a piece of paper, but making origami is a wonderful hobby accessible to everyone. Have you ever tried to make something from paper? If you haven’t, this is the perfect chance for you to learn how to. Follow the instructions, and we bet you’ll find it interesting and fun!
The nice thing about this butterfly is that you should have everything right there with you that you will need to make these lovely fluttering creatures.
Now you can fill your closet with the prettiest paper dresses. These origami party dresses are so sweet and can be created from special origami paper like the ones displayed below or slightly thicker scrapbook papers.
It turns out it’s oddly satisfying to make a bow from a single square of scrap paper. No glue or tape is needed, just scissors to make a couple of cuts.
Origami Paper Cube
These paper cubes are really fun to make! After you finish making the cube, you could also try putting a LED inside the cube to make fantastic lighting effects!
Want to impress your friends? Need an idea for campaigning or decorations? Learn how to fold origami strawberries in this “How To!”
Here’s an easy and fun paper origami doll for young girls. Use your imagination to decorate any doll from around the world! Significant step by step instructions.
It may take some practice to get the star to puff out perfectly, but stick with it … you’ll get it! If you are having a lot of trouble, try different papers, or try wrapping the strip of paper around without creasing it too much. This helps a bit!
These kites are super-easy to make; even 3 and 4-year-olds can make them with a little help. And you can probably make them with whatever you have in your house right now.
Try your hand at these darling origami bunnies and create a cute little garland for Easter time. You’ll need to gather a few supplies: origami paper- most craft stores carry this in the art section, thin natural twine – found in the jewelry section, needle – make sure the eye of the needle is big enough to string the twine through, white pom poms – for the bunny tail, hot glue gun.
Origami Boat Garland
First, you make your helmet shape, then you twist it on one side, and suddenly your whole perspective changes. When you think you couldn’t possibly have more fun, you twist it over on the side, again, then gently unfold the corners, like they were petals from the most delicate of flowers!