In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper football with a $20 bill. First, take the bill and fold it in half length wise. Next, take the bill and fold one of the ends into a triangular shape. After this, fold the triangle over and keep doing this until you get to the end. When you reach the end, and tuck the flap on the end into the pocket you created. After this, you can hold the bill up with your fingers, and flick it with your other fingers. You can use any type of bill to make this, ...
Flickr user fdecomite showcases his beautiful portfolio of geometry-inspired papercraft. His dedication to the craft is astounding. Get ready to take a journey down the rabbit hole cuz this work gets trippy.
In this video, Jewellia describes how to create a 3 dimensional origami teddy bear. First, she lists the materials needed and the quantities necessary. She then begins the actual process of building the teddy bear, which is broken into steps. Step 1 is "creating the base". You will create 18 "pairs" out of origami paper which you then put small blue origami triangles on top. It looks circular. She then demonstrates how to repeat this circular pattern of triangles upward until you have a cylin...
Learn how to make an origami bird out of a Post-it note. Use just one square sheet from the pad to make your origami bird.
How to make a paper plane that can fly really far? This week I'm gonna show you how to fold an origami paper airplane that flies REALLY FAR. Just follow the instruction.
Want an excited table setting? Here's how to create an exciting table setting using a napkin! It's very simple and quick to make!
Cameras can be pretty pricey, but this one only costs a buck, though it's pretty limited in its functionality. That's because it's no ordinary camera, but an origami one made using nothing but a dollar bill.
You will need to have mastered the art of folding the triangles and a base before attempting this. If you have, then follow along and learn how to make your own lemon halves out of yellow and white origami paper!
This is a good folding tutorial on a traditional origami steamer boat. To fold this steamer ship, you'll need any square piece of paper with a minimum dimension of 10 x 10 centimeters. It's a simple steamer that anybody could fold.
Love the look of 3-D origami, and looking for a way you can replicate it for yourself? This tutorial shows you how to start with cutting your own rectangles, and then demonstrated how you can fold the interlaced triangles easily.
Start with ten squares of paper in as many different colors as you would like, and then cut them into three equal rectangles. Then fold thirty small waves, and assemble into a twenty-sided polygon (icosahedron). Perfect for a geometric Christmas tree ornament.
Summer is quickly coming to an end (oh no!), so bask in your last few glory days of sleeping in and playing all day by, well, sleeping in and playing all day. But you should also consider making this adorable sea crab, a sort of testament, if you will, to the summer months spent out by the sea.
It's safe to say that this is one ape that you won't soon see climbing the side of the Empire State Building, terrorizing Wall Street snubs and taking damsels in distress at his whim.
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.
Are you an origami fan who's just starting out in this paper folding and molding line of work? Are you tired of folding nothing but paper lucky stars and tired cranes? Well, look no further than this origami video, which immediately throws you off the deep end (just kidding) and teaches you how to make the body of a person.
Regular hexagons are so blah, so amp up the tried and true geometric shape (and kindergarten building blocks toy) by adding a whole new dimension!
Looking for a next-level origami project? Make a 3D paper medicine ball or kusudama! With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper kusudama 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 folded-paper medicine balls, watch this free origami lesson.
Looking to add a rare and exotic specimen to your paper garden? Perhaps something in the orcidacae family? You're in luck. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own decorative orchids from folded paper. For more information, and to get started making paper flowers yourself, take a look!
Recycle spare paper and earn good luck in the process. With this guide, you'll learn how to fold a lucky paper star using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of the folding process, as well as to get started making your own lucky stars, watch this free origami lesson.
With this guide, you'll learn how to make a medicine ball from 30 sheet sheets of folded paper 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 folded paper medicine balls, watch this free origami lesson.
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 heart with pocket.
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper witch for Halloween Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own Casper the Ghost! 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 paper ghost for Halloween Japanese style.
Learn how to fold Fumiaki Kawahata's Origami model "Jedi Master Yoda". Diagram is on Origami spanish Forum www.pajarita.org.
Check out this video to learn how to origami a small yellow flower with a purple dot in the center (of course, you have to have the right paper).
This is an advanced modular origami design and an amazing looking paper design! The video demonstrates how to fold the six intersecting squares of origami made of modules.
Origami a pine cone. First, fold the paper in 16ths both ways. Make a specific zig-zag pattern. Watch to learn more!
Folding one of these little critters is just half the fun—once you're done, see how far and how high your frog can go, and challenge your friends to a jumpathon.
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.
This ornament can be challenging for a novice, but rewarding for everyone who takes the time to complete the project. With its notably awkward and fascinating texture, you will be sure to impress all who see this.
An easy step by step video showing us how to make snow flakes from paper. It shows the ways of making three different types of snow flakes clearly and slowly so that even a little child watching it would be able to make it. This could be a fun activity for the parents along with their kids to spend time effectively. This activity could turn to be a good exercise for the little fingers and add to their pride of learning a new art. So, go ahead and enjoy making snow flakes and decorate your chi...
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!
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 ...
Check out these instructions for making the origami magic ball which makes the collapse of the origami magic ball way easier!!!
Who doesn't want their own dragon or two? Well, this clear, step-by-step turorial shows you how to fold two different versions, using the standard origami bird base. This craft requires one piece of paper, your hands, some patience and no fear of dragons!
Learn how to make easy origami box with lid instructions: What you need: 4 square pieces of paper for the box
This video tutorial will show you how to make a beautiful Revealing Flower. The awesome thing about the Revealing Flower is that you will be able to open and close the petals. It will take 90 pieces of paper. Do not use printer paper. (you might as well use Post-Its) You will also need glue. Here's the video tutorial:
Want to spice up your origami cranes? MIT's High-Low Tech Group made two electronic origami cranes that flap their wings when you squeeze their tails.
When you think of origami, you probably imagine very abstract, geometric interpretations of real-life animals and plant life, and sometimes even people and architectural monuments. But origami need not be abstract, nor does it need to be angular.
During the holidays, usually one of the hardest decisions you'll ever make when decorating your tree is whether you want to top it all off with a star or an angel. If an angel is your tree topper of choice this year, why not make it extra special by making it yourself?
This origami project is called the "upside down flower," but when you actually put it together you'll see it resembles more of a rosebud or even a lotus flower. These upside down flowers can be folded in minute sizes and stashed in a jar for a potpourri-like effect.