Valentine's Day is a day for love, but it also just happens to be the time when every flower shop in town hikes up their prices. Chocolates are still relatively cheap, but I never understood why you have to give the gift of bigger love handles when something more creative gets the job done at a much cheaper price.
Learn how to make an easy origami dragon A4 instructions. Design, video tutorial and diagram by Ventsislav Vasilev (Origamite) http://goo.gl/LQAXuD
During my early elementary school years, origami was my go-to pastime. When it came to learning about it in art class, I ventured out well past the basics that were being taught.
Do you know why we hate those envelopes that come with any greeting card you buy at Hallmark, Papyrus, or a drugstore? They're SO boring. Always the same rectangular shape, always the same opening mechanism, with the only innovation for each envelope being the color, which does vary to match the card.
Origami this nonagon origami box. It's also called an enneagonal box.
Love roses and complicated craft projects? Make a beautiful decorative paper rose using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This 26-minute free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own roses from folded paper. For more information, and to get started making paper flowers yourself, take a look!
Origami is a lot of fun (okay, and also a lot of frustration), but what often turns beginners off from the Japanese art form is simply that it requires special origami tissue paper. While it's true that thin paper made exclusively for origami is preferable for any origami project, you can substitute plain old printer paper instead if you're low on money or just out of origami tissue paper.
In order to make a Pandora's Box, you first need glossy paper. The paper should basically be in the shape of a square, length 15 cm one side. Then divide the paper into 5ths. Now make 5 such folds on the paper and be sure that every fold is equidistant. Similarly, turn the paper around and start folding it from the other side too, in the same fashion. By doing this you will realize the folds have resulted in equal, similar sized boxes on the paper, 25 in total.
Origami is an art form, but origami using dollar bills? It takes this art form to a whole new level! In this three-part video tutorial, learn how to fold an F-18 Hornet fighter jet plane out of a dollar bill, origami-style.
Robert Lang teaches how to fold an origami duck. Quack! Robert Lang is a professional origami artist showing at museums and galleries. Perfect your origami skills with an expert.
Bored writing notes in class? With one more sheet of paper you can pass your notes in style with help from this free Origami tutorial. In this video, learn how to make a usable and durable envelope by folding only one sheet of paper.
The very first banknotes were used by the Chinese in the 7th century, during the Tang Dynasty. Before it was used as a true currency, paper money was used as part of a deposit system in which merchants would leave large amounts of coins with a trusted associate and receive a paper receipt for the transaction. The reason was simple—the copper coins used as currency at the time were heavy.
To play off Gertrude Stein's famous quote, a rose is a rose is a magic paper cube. And with this paper folder's guide, you'll learn how to make your very own magic rose cube from paper using the Japanese art of origami. This design by Valerie Vann, and folded by YouTuber German Fernandez, is great for Valentine's Day or any other day where a paper puzzle rose is needed. Just be prepared... it's a not just a puzzle origami rose, it's a puzzle folding it.
We've all attempted to fold a paper airplane before, right? One we hoped would sail majestically through the air for a good while but just ended up nose-diving into the grass. Paper planes, an invention likely as old as paper, are models of engineering; and they must account for the same dynamics as real planes, from drag force to stability to weight. So what is the perfect design?
Dollar bill origami is fun, simple & cute. All you need is a dollar bill and some origami folding skills. Spend your spare dollar on some creativity... and you will end up with a cute origami figurine. Watch this origami money tutorial to learn how to fold a box with a dollar bill.
What better way to express to your sweetheart what love is all about than by giving her an origami rose? Origami roses, unlike the real flowers, last forever (as long as you don't sit on them accidentally) and look beautiful when attached to stems and turned into a bouquet.
Origami Rabbit Choose your paper. Recommended Paper
Want to hone your origami folding skills but don't want to go through the monetary trouble of purchasing (sometimes pricey) origami paper? Then worry not; simply watch this easy origami tutorial to learn how to fold a basic cube using a single dollar bill (which we hope you have at least one of).
Detailed explanation for making an origami Hyacinth. Folded and designed by Joost Langeveld
Despite being bombarded with so many things to do each day, we still somehow find ourselves in a mid-afternoon lull where there's nothing better to do than stare at the adventures of a piece of lint darting across our computer screen.
In this great dollar bill origami tutorial from Orikane, you learn how to make a fantastic dollar bill origami dog inspired by Tien Nguyen.
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to Origami a paper envelope without glue or tape. Take a piece of paper and fold it in half hamburger style. Fold the open edge of the top sheet of paper back on itself so it reaches the closed edge. Repeat this step again. Give it a good crease, open it up and fold the open edge back to the middle crease and fold it back along the middle crease. This becomes the bar of the bar envelope. Now fold the other open edge of the paper so that ...
Tutorial of how to quickly make and Origami Magic Ball! Get a piece of 20x40cm paper. Fold along side in 32 equal parts, by repeatedly folding the paper in half - using genderless folds. Fold the short side in 8 equal parts- using valley folds. Turn the sheet over and start diagonal folds - using valley folds into 32 parts. Roll paper out flat, and fold it zigzag following previously made genderless folds. At corner of paper, create a "water bomb" by pressing together previously made folds fo...
Make your own paper cubes. With this guide, you'll learn how to make a simple paper cube with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own colorful paper cubes from sonobe modules, watch this free origami lesson.
With this guide, you'll learn how to make a folded-paper stellated octahedron with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own colorful paper octahedrons, watch this free origami lesson.
Money origami (or dollar bill) origami is cheap, fun, simple, and cute. It only takes a dollar bill with some folding paper skills to make some really cool stuff. Spend that spare dollar in your pocket on some good old fashioned creativity—you will end up with a cool four-leaf clover for St. Patrick's Day.
This tutorial video will show you how to make a dollar bill origami fighter jet. Very easy steps! Learn how to fold this simple origami model. All you need is a dollar and some origami skills.
In this tutorial, I'm gonna show you how to make another amazing paper plane that can fly really far. GUARANTEED.
Fold a paper bat! With this guide, you'll learn how to make a simple paper bat using origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own paper bats, watch this free origami lesson.
Make a heart for your love for the Valentine's Day! Difficulty: easy. WHAT YOU NEED:
The origami magic ball is a very popular but few tutorials show you how to make one in greater detail than this four part series. This complicated paper design takes a little while to create but is worth it in the end when you have a totally unique, fluffy new toy to play with. This origami ball was designed by Kade Chan and is one of the best.
A TIE Fighter might not ever see the light of day outside of the television. Not a real starfighter, anyway. But you can model our very own Star Wars TIE Fighter with some simple paper. It might take a while, but folding this origami Star Wars TIE Fighter will be worth every second. Use the origami diagram, from Star Wars Origami. You can find two different versions there.
In this video, we learn how to origami a pencil cup/ holder. First, take a square and fold it into a triangle. Give it a crease, then unfold. Now, fold in half to make a triangle from the other direction. Give it another crease, then unfold. Intersect by folding in half making a rectangle, making sure the color side is on the inside. Make a crease and unfold the paper, not fold it into a triangle. Now, take the triangle point and fold it up. After this, give it a crease and then fold another ...
Hearts are fairly easy to cut out of paper, but origami hearts take a little more work, and that means more appreciation from their recipient. Even better, flying origami hearts. What better way to tell your loved one you care on Valentine's Day than with some bat-winged hearts? It'll send them into cardiac arrest just knowing how much effort you put into making your love known.
In this how to video you will learn how to origami a vagina. What better way to honor your lady than to make her a paper replica of her vagina.
Looking to add specimens to your paper garden? Make a paper lotus flower from dollar bills using origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions for making your own dollar-bill lotus flowers from folded paper. Now, let's get our monigami on!
In this tutorial, I'm gonna show you how to make another amazing paper plane that can glide and stay in the air for really long time.
In our opinion, fake flowers are much better than the real things. While we're never going to turn down a handsome lad knocking at our door with a bursting bouquet of peonies in one hand and a box of chocolates in the other, fake flowers - in origami form - last far longer.
This cake looks almost good enough to eat, even though we know it's made out of origami paper. Fool your friends with this realistic pink origami cake, made from an assemblage of cut-out cake slices.
Ever wonder how to make an amazing piece of art just using paper and some glue? This video takes you through the step-by-step process of how to make a Transforming Spike Ball. The video includes the materials needed, and a video demonstration of all the steps that you will need to construct your perfect Transforming Spine Ball. And if you ever get stuck, you can just hit pause, complete your step, and continue. The video also leaves room for you to be creative, allowing you to pick and choose...