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How To: Origami a snowflake designed by Dennis Walker

For all you origami fanatics out there... Why not try this project on for size? In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to origami a pretty impressive snowflake designed by [www.origamidennis.co.uk/ Dennis Walker]. For this project, the recommended paper size is a hexagon with a side length of 10cm (approx. 4in).

How To: Origami a dollar bill rhinoceros

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 Rhinoceros out of Dollar Bill.

How To: Fold an origami bird in flight with Aeric

Think the crane is the end all be all of origami birds? Think again. While folding cranes is an excellent way to build finger dexterity for future projects, if you are already at an intermediate level in origami folding then it's time to start challenging yourself!

How To: Fold an origami TIE Fighter from Star Wars

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.

How To: Make a 3D origami bunny

Grow your paper menagerie as well as your knowledge of origami. This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make an impressive 3D rabbit using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, and to get started making your own paper bunny sculpture, watch this arts-and-crafts guide.

How To: Create an origami suit jacket

In this video, Ngai Chun Cheung demonstrates how to make an origami suit jacket. He begins by folding a right triangle and tearing off the excess to make a perfect square. He folds it on both diagonals, then folds the four corners into the center. He turns the paper over and folds all four corners into the center again. Then he turns it over and again folds all four corners into the center. He turns it over and opens the four corners partially and folds them flat to make rectangles on all fou...

How To: Origami an Omega Star

Merry Christmas From Kevinsorigami! This origami model makes a great Christmas Star though it looks like a sea urchin. Origami is the timeless art of Japanese paper folding. Watch this origami how to video to learn how to fold the Christmas omega star. Origami is a fun craft and your models make nice, homemade gifts. Practice makes perfect.

How To: Origami a ballin' dollar bill elephant

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 an elephant with an eye.

How To: Origami a paper rhombicuboctahedron

Invented by Tom Hull in 2007, here's how to fold a Rhombicuboctahedron, an innovation on the cuboctahedron, out of origami paper. 24 smaller paper units can lock together in a pattern, which if carried through properly, will form a complex geometric shape out of folded paper.

How To: Fold an Origami Skunk

Origami Skunk The Skunk is a model by Nick Robinson. Due to the use of a sink fold I rate this model's level low intermediate. If you're new to origami, be prepared to encounter some difficulties.

How To: Make an adorable 3D origami hermit crab for beginners

Were hermit crabs named after hermits or hermits named after hermit crabs? Either way, we know that hermit crabs are major homebodies. Like, to the point that they almost NEVER leave their homes to come out unless they're visiting another shell...their future shell, that is, when they get too big to fit their former shell.

How To: Fold an origami butterfly with a dollar bill

This video shows the viewer how to fold an origami butterfly using a dollar bill. The woman in the video demonstrates the step-by-step technique used to create the butterfly with the dollar bill. Overall there are seven required steps to take an ordinary dollar bill and fold it into a butterfly. The woman carefully explains and demonstrates each step with great detail, so that by the end, the viewer should also be able to fold a dollar bill into a butterfly.

How To: Create a 3D origami tiger

Ready for a 3D origami challenge? This video will show you how to create a 3D origami tiger. For the tiger's nose and eyes you'll need more than just paper, and the video will show you how to create them from just a drop of hot glue. Don't worry, the worst kind of bite you'll get from this big cat is a paper cut.

How To: Make a paper origami gift box

A gift is doubly special when the box it arrives in is also a gift. In this video, we'll see how to transform a single sheet of paper into an elegant gift box. This project isn't ideal for beginners, but if you have a little origami experience this shouldn't be too challenging.

How To: Origami fireworks

Origami is the timeless art of Japanese paper folding. Watch this origami how to video to learn how to fold fireworks. Origami is a fun craft and your models make nice, homemade gifts. Practice makes perfect.

How To: Origami a scorpion

This video series demonstrates how to fold the origami model "Scorpion" that Robert J. Lang designed. Robert kindly gave me permission to make this video accessible to you. It is a complex design, so only experienced folders should attempt it.