In this How to we will create pretty stars that make a great Christmas tree ornament. Fold them from transparent paper and they'll be great window decorations too!
The Shoguns were ancient Japan's most brutal and elite warriors. As military dictators, they were said to maintain order and subdue barbarians. Shoguns were fierce in battle and, as bloodshed was a daily thing for them, equipped themselves with state-of-the-art armor and helmets.
Drugstore valentines? Pssh, why would you want to get the same cards every other kid is passing around on Valentine's Day when you can make your own?
Fold your own gift boxes with this tutorial on how to origami a collapsible box. Traditionally known as a water dish or orisue, this box is a cute way to box up small presents like earrings and necklaces.
This art and crafts tutorial video shows how to make a pencil cup or holder using origami. Watch this video and learn how to make a pencil, pen holder using just a piece of ordinary paper. This is a great instructional video and the presenter in the shows the procedure in a very detailed and step-wise manner.
Need a new wallet? Why not make one out of dollar bills? In this video, professional paper folder and co-founder of Origamido Studio, Michael LaFosse, shows WBUR's Here & Now how to fold, origami-style, an "X wallet" out of dollar bills.
This origami tutorial will show you how to fold a six pointed star out of a regular piece of 8 1/2" X 11" paper. There are verbal instructions in Japanese for those who will find it useful, but the step by step visuals are quite clear. To fold an origami six pointed star, one only needs a single piece of rectangular paper and a little patience.
This shows how to fold and assemble Sonobe Units, a very basic modular origami unit.
Another overhead view of a step by step demonstration on how to make a mockingbird. At the very end the creator shows you how to make your creation 'laugh'.
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).
All you need is a small piece of foldable paper to make this origami jumping spider. Fold a bunch to send out as part of a goody bag for a Halloween party, or scatter them on a table for a spooky effect.
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.
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 is a video tutorial in the Arts & Crafts category where you are going to learn how to make origami llamas. Take a square sheet of paper and fold it in half. Open the fold and then fold each half further in halves. The sheet is now divided in to 4 parts. Next fold the outer flaps inwards so that they meet at the center. Flip the folded sheet and fold it in half to make it a square size. Next you fold the top back over itself in a triangular shape. Open up the last fold and watch the video...
In the PlayStation 3 video game Heavy Rain: The Origami Killer, four protagonists are on the hunt for a serial killer who murders young boys and leave behind his calling card… an origami animal. One of those animals, and the one prominently displayed on the cover art and poster art for the game, is the pajarita. Pajarita in Spanish for little bird (or even just origami in general).
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!
With this guide, you'll learn how to make a simple paper cubes 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.
Looking to add specimens to your paper menagerie? Make a folded-paper feline (neko) with origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions for making your own cats from a sheet of folded paper. For more information, and to get started making your own paper kittens, take a look!
In this Arts & Crafts video tutorial you will learn how to make a 3D origami swan from 484 paper triangles. For this you will have to cut up 16 sheets of paper in to small rectangles. One rectangle is 1/32 of an A4 sheet. Take a small rectangle, fold it in half lengthwise and again fold it the other way. Open up the last fold and fold the closed edges from the center down the centerline. Flip it over and fold in the lower corners of the extended pieces. Then fold the extended piece over the t...
Take an A4 SIZED paper. The paper is A4 size and it should be an INSTRUCTION paper. The paper size should be maximum, so that it will fly. Twist the papers into halves. Thus 2 papers are formed using folding. Put the papers horizontally. Fold them into half. So the papers are TWO HALF sized papers. Fold each OF the 2 halves again into 2 FOLDS. So the paper is divided into 1/4 papers. So the paper is divided horizontally 4 times. A line DIVIDES the paper in THE MIDDLE. This is arranged in such...
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 dollar bill giraffe.
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.
This video origami tutorial shows how to fold up dollar bills and attach them onto a lei necklace to create a Hawaiian money lei. Watch, follow along, and never give a cheap, boring gift again.
Check out this how-to video if you want to origami a cube with one piece of paper. Maybe you are an expert at origami or maybe you don't know the first thing about origami; either way, check out this fun, origami instructional video for mastering a cube with one piece of paper.
Step-by-step instructions for creating Mantler's Bat, one of the coolest origami bat models available.
This video demonstrates how to fold the origami model "Cigarette Packet" that David Brill designed. Dave kindly gave me permission to make this video accessible to you.
Ever since the weepy-nostalgic film "Where the Wild Things Are" came out, dressing up like your favorite friendly monster, especially for Halloween or birthday parties, has become extremely popular. If you're planning to have a costume birthday party for your little dude or girl, then prepare some pre-made masks for them by folding several of these fox masks.
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.
We know it's not quite summer yet (in fact, we've got a LONG ways to go until sunny skies and beachcombing become facts of life).
Unlike a real cat, this origami cat won't paw at you incessantely demanding a massage or jump out suddenly from atop the refrigerator to say hello. But like a real cat, this origami version is very cute and chubby.
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.
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.
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.
Is it going to be an origami angel or a star that'll top your Christmas tree this yearj? If you're going with an angel, then why not personalize it a bit by making it yourself?
Christmas decorations aren't cheap. From outdoor lighting to fir trees, decorating for the holidays can break the bank. That's where ingenuity comes into play, like hacking battery-operated Christmas lights, modifying lighting patterns and building Christmas tree ornaments from LEGOs. But there's even a simpler solution to cheaper Christmas decorations— origami.
Your New Year's party guests will swear these are the real thing and perhaps even pick one up to pour some Chardonnay in if you're not careful! This origami tutorial shows you how to fold realistic - and damn cute - martini glasses.
In this tutorial, we learn how to fold a basic paper airplane. First, fold the paper in half and make a crease. Next, unfold it and then line the corners with the middle line you just made on one side of the paper. From here, you will fold the paper down until you reach as long as the crease can go. Next, take the point on the side and fold it an inch over next to the point. Then, repeat this on the other side, touching the other point in the middle. Now, take the tip and fold it over. From h...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper rose with a paper towel. First, roll one end to the other, then stick your finger inside one end and pinch the tip while twisting a few inches down. This will be your bud and your stem for the flower. Keep twisting down until you reach halfway to the end of the flower. Now, fold the loose piece on the bottom so it's parallel to the stem. Then, twist the leaf and wrap it around the bud. Then, shape the bud to the type of flower you want, then enjo...
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.
Moneygami is exactly what you think it is - a hybrid of money and origami. Rather than folding origami with your typical origami tissue papers, you can craft yourself something truly special by using money instead.