If you won't be near any real fireworks for the 4th of July holiday, do the next best thing and origami yourself some! For this origami fireworks project, you'll need square sheets of paper of different colors.
Check out this video for stop-motion instruction on how to make The Prison Break Origami Swan.
Similar as origami Earth, here, but more eye attractive Earth globe, which is actually a sphere shaped.
At its core, Valentine's Day is about love, the act of loving, and harmony. So it only makes sense to give your amor a heart-shaped token of your affection this Valentine's Day.
Hone your origami folding skills - as well as craft a pirate-chic treasure chest that can actually store your precious plunder - by checking out this origami video. Your finger dexterity will be challenged by the curved fold, an advanced origami fold that leaves the leagues of angular folds behind in the dust.
One of the most popular and basic origami geometric shapes is the "water bomb," which is a simple inflated cube. With a few extra folds and only a minor shift in approach, a more complex geometric shape can be achieved.
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.
This origami chocolate bar, which is realistically divided into mini bite-sized pieces and has a Dairy Milk blue packaging, is a difficult fold, but so worth it. Give it to your sweet-toothed sweetheart on Valentine's Day for a treat without the calories. Just be careful that the recipient of your origami chocolate bar doesn't actually try to eat it.
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 ...
Fold an origami cell phone. Origami Club in English is a free origami information site, with origami animations and origami diagrams.
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!
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.
This is an instructional video on how to fold a five intersecting tetrahedra dodecahedron, or more simply, call it a spiky ball. All you'll need for this modular origami project is ten sheets of paper in five colors and a lot of patience. Watch this video origami tutorial and learn how to make a modular origami tetrahedra dodecahedron spiky ball. Have fun and try not to get too frustrated!
Here's a beautiful stop motion instructional video on how to fold a paper Koi fish. Origami a Koi fish.
Paper houses don't make very sturdy shelters for those living inside, but paper jewelry boxes make excellent storage boxes for keepsake jewelry. Using the right method (ie. the one presented in this video) you can create a very sturdy jewelry box out of paper.
This origami video tutorial is not for beginners. It's for 3D'ers. Those who fancy the 3D origami sculptures, then watch to see how to origami a 3D Earth globe.
This video demonstrates how to fold an origami heart. If you are a beginner, this is the video for you! This is a very simple model, and I thought it would be perfect for Valentine's Day! Even though this model is very simple, it has a very nice outcome when complete!
First things first: Do not try to attempt this super crazy complex origami project unless you've had your fair share of experience folding modular origami.
Out of ideas for Halloween, or simply don't feel like blowing all your cash on a costume you're only going to wear once? Then take a look at this tutorial for creating origami Freddy Krueger monster claws.
Equal parts fun and what-are-you-an-idiot dangerous, paper darts are a perfect way to pass ten or so minutes on a slow, rainy day. Just make sure you have protective eyewear. This video guide will walk you through the entire assembly process.
Origami sticky note pad - How to make the squirrel!
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper ball and mitt for baseball. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own baseball and mitt. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructional origami video if it is going too slow. Very cool Japanese origami how-to video! Origami a Japanese paper ball and mitt for baseball.
Learn how to make paper origami stealth fighter Instructions. What do you need: square sheet of paper
Are you sitting in class the last day before holiday break, simply dying over how long each minute is before that last bell rings and you get to head to Big Bear? Pass the time (though obviously do so discretely) by crafting these simple origami t-shirts. Each t-shirt is folded from a monetary bill, which we're pretty sure you have in your pocket.
Is it just us, or does this ferocious alien/monster strangely resemble a cute, chubby wubby penguin? Whatever you decide this animal is, all we want to do is tickle its copious belly. Maybe this project would look like the alien it's meant to be if you drew ferocious eyes on it?
What little girl doesn't want to be a princess? Sadly though, after we grow out of our Disney stage we soon realize that life isn't one big fairy tale - in fact, it's quite the opposite. But that means we long all the more for our dashing knight on his steed coming to rescue us from our tower and those jaw-dropping princess gowns.
Just as night follows day, the summer and fall baby season follows wedding season in the spring. Lots of cute young ones seem to get popped out by the dozen during the summer, often prompting baby showers and other baby-themed events.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make paper rose with construction paper. First, take a piece of pink paper and cut a thin strip out of it. Next, take that strip and fold it in half twice. Now, cut the paper in half so you have several strips of paper. Now, fold in the strips to make them look like petals. Next, cut two thin strips out of a green piece of paper and craft them into the shape of a stem. Then, cut thin strips out of the green and shape them into leaves. After this, combine the ...
Here's a question many have asked but few have had answered: Just what species of bird is the Twitter bird? For those of us who are Twitter addicts, we encounter this plump blue creature on a daily basis. But do we really know who - and what - this bird is?
Interested in adding a fantastical specimen to your paper menagerie? You're in luck. This free video tutorial presents a thorough, step-by-step guide on how to make a 3D dragon from folded paper using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, and to get started making your own three-dimensional paper dragons, watch this helpful tutorial.
This video shows a demonstration of how to make crepe paper rosettes. The materials used are four strips of paper, two small paper circles, and double sided tape. First put double sided tape on one of the circles and trim the edges. Put a corner of one strip of paper onto the sticky edge of the circle. Fold and crease the paper as you go around paper circle, forming fan-like folds in the crepe paper. Put a tiny piece of double sided tape to hold the end. Trim the edges with scissor to make a ...
Fold an origami heart bookmark. Origami Club in English is a free origami information site, with origami animations and origami diagrams.
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper dog face Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper dog face. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also speed up the instructional origami video if it is going too slow. Very cool Japanese origami how-to video! Origami a dog face Japanese style.
Learn how to make Modular Origami Icosahedron from 30 sonobe units. What do you need: 30 square pieces of paper with size 9cm x 9cm.
This tutorial is aimed at someone who is already moderately familiar and experienced with origami. You can start with any size square of colorful paper. Then follow along with the folding instructions in this tutorial, and end with your own Star of David. Just in time for Hanukkah!
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.
Looking to add specimens to your paper menagerie? Make a T. rex with origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions for making your own Tyrannosaurus rex from a sheet of folded paper. For more information, and to get started making your own paper dinosaurs, take a look!
This tutorial will show you how to fold an Awesome F15 Paper plane. Please keep in mind that this model can not fly.
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.
You've got a great gift for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Awesome. Now, how are you going to present that lovely gift of yours? Wrapping paper? Cardboard box? Decorative bag? If any of those things are your answer—you're not trying hard enough.