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?
Love soda pop? Then you'll certainly have a good time folding this easy/intermediate origami soda pop bottle. It's the perfect conversation piece to add to your tabletop and can be crafted within a matter of minutes.
Learn how to make an easy origami dragon A4 instructions. Design, video tutorial and diagram by Ventsislav Vasilev (Origamite) http://goo.gl/LQAXuD
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.
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.
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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.
This tutorial will show you how to fold an Awesome F15 Paper plane. Please keep in mind that this model can not fly.
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.
So we're going to ask you one question that will change your origami folding life forever: Are you ready to move beyond cranes? So many people get stuck and attached to making origami cranes because they're easy, cute, and pretty.
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?
Think that origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding, is only good for making paper cranes? Think again. This free video tutorial presents complete instructions on how to make origami-style paper planes. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful guide.
This origami video demonstrates the locking of the modules, which is quite essential to get a box that you can actually use.
Michael LaFosse, origami artist, created this series of video folding lessons to teach you how to craft a variety of polar animals, using just square pieces of paper. Wildlife from both North and South Poles are represented, and you can even learn how to fold their glacial habitat. The individual videos are separated into various degrees of origami skill. Just beginning? Try folding an iceberg or a cute penguin first. If you're ready to challenge yourself a little, the intermediate lessons in...
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.
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.
In this tutorial, I'm gonna show you how to make another amazing paper plane that can fly really far. GUARANTEED.
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 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.
this tutorial explains how to make a traditional origami lily from one sheet of paper. No cuts, no glue needed. You'll Need
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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.
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.
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:
With this guide, you'll learn how to fold a colorful ninja star from two sheets of paper 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 colorful shuriken, watch this free origami lesson.
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.
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.
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...
If you're like us, you always begged your parents to let you get a parrot (What? They make you look like a pirate when perched on your shoulder), but they never consented because of the noise factor.
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).
Make a wish! I wish... I knew how to fold a falling star out of origami. Well, now your wish is granted! This is an easy and fun tutorial that shows you how to fold a five pointed shooting star from origami paper!
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!
This is easy-to-make origami heart with wings. You can fold one for a Valentine's Day gift, or for any time of the year where a flying heart is appropriate. Design by Francis Ow, Folded by Ventsislav Vasilev. What You Need:
This seashell origami craft is amongst the easiest you will ever fold. Yet just because it's quick and simple to make doesn't mean it's not pretty.
Make your own tiny katana out of paper! All you'll need is some durable printer paper or origami paper, double-sided photo album squares, quick drying craft glue, a small craft knife (like an x-acto knife), a straight edge and a cutting mat.
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!
Want to test your origami-making skills? This video shows you how to make an origami steamboat icosahedron, a 20-faced star that'll put your origami cranes and origami flowers to shame. This pinwheel-inspired shape resembles modules by Tomoko Fuse.
Learn how to make an origami kabuto samurai helmet. Though complicated, the project is not too difficult, so intermediates and maybe even beginners who pay close attention can make the origami kabuto samurai helmet.
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!
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.