A table is so much better with origami napkins! Check out this short video tutorial and see how to fold an origami decorative glass fan napkin design. Decorative origami napkins are perfect for any table and any occasion. Folding napkins into 3D objects is not only beautiful o ...more
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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. Take a look to get the how-to. You can fold ...more
Not sure what to origami today? Try folding an origami paper cup. Watch this instructional video and learn how to fold your own glass.
If you've ever read the "Harry Potter" series before than you know that the phoenix symbolizes rebirth and rejuvenation. They've been positive beacons for ages, so why not see the glass half full by making your own mini phoenix? Check out this video to learn how to fold a tra ...more
Butterflies are delicate and beautiful creatures, which is why many people enjoy collecting them post mortem to stash like collectibles under glass. But we personally find that a little creepy. Collect butterflies the non-gross way by crafting your own winged creatures. Take ...more
Butterflies are truly beautiful, delicate creatures. And while many people enjoy collecting them post mortem to stash like collectibles under glass, we personally find that a little creepy. Collect butterflies the non-gross way by crafting your own winged creatures. Take a ga ...more
This video tutorial shows you how to fold a note in the diamond note fold pattern. Learn how to make an origami note fold in a diamond shape.
Fold origami cranes on and before this day (the International Day of Peace) to be part of a world movement to raise awareness for peace education. What better way is there to raise awareness than through origami cranes? Part 1 of 2 - How to Fold origami cranes for peace. Part ...more
For all your origami enthusiasts, take your art of origami to greater heights by using a dollar bill to create the impossible—fireworks! In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to fold origami fireworks from a single dollar bill. It's a great origami project for the 4th of ...more
Looking to add a rare and exotic specimen to your paper garden? Perhaps something Dutch? Make a paper tulip using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to fold your own cherry blossoms ...more
This video shows you how to fold origami boxes. You will only need a single square piece of paper. The process requires simple folds. This project can be done by people of all ages. The video has both audio and video instructions and is very clear about what needs to be done. ...more
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 fro ...more
Vincent Floderer creates the most amazing origami mushrooms and here he shows us how.
Origami double hearts are easy to make and a great way to show your loved one that you care. Plus, it's cheaper than a dinner out, so watch this video, follow the steps, and profess your love with a piece of folded paper. Hey, at least your loved one will know you went through ...more
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. They're made out of paper so they won't last long, but they're cheap, ...more
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 heart ...more
Links of Love is showing you how to make origami heart shaped cuff-links. Start with a 20.5 cm square of paper. If you want to make a cuff link you can wear you should use a square the size of 4 to 5 cm. Fold a good crease and then unfold. Fold two corners in toward the middle ...more
Are you interested in the Japanese art of Origami? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to origami fold a goldfish.
Now you can literally count your lucky stars. Take a gander at this origami video to learn how to fold cute origami straw lucky stars. They're beautiful and adorable on their own, though they can be made quickly in large quanities to put into a pretty jar as a gift for a frien ...more
This video tutorial shows how to fold an origami Santa and his sleigh. Learn how to make Santa Claus riding in his sleigh out of paper using the Japanese art of origami.
We've noticed that the more realistic an origami project looks, the harder it is to fold. But that's not true with these origami French fries. Whether you're looking at them from afar or up close, they look almost good enough to chow down on.
This video tutorial shows how to fold a miniature nun. Learn how to use the traditional Japanese art of origami to make a small paper nun.
This videos shows how to fold a not into a cat. Learn how to make an origami cat out of note paper.
You've heard about origami cranes before - they are, after all, the primer for all other origami projects. But what about crane eggs? That's right, crane (pre) babies! Sort of. Check out this video to learn how to fold crane eggs/love knots that are cute for putting in jars an ...more
This video covers some dollar bill origami heads that can be used for making a dog, snake, mouse, fox, gekko, croc, lizard, cat and many more. Learn the art of Money Origami and start folding dollar bills instantly. Money Origami is an easy hobby to learn and certainly a fant ...more
This video demonstrates how to fold the origami model "Eastern Dragon" that Joseph Wu designed. Paper size used in the video: initially: 13cm by 65cm finished model: 18cm by 18cm Part 1 of 4 - How to Fold an origami dragon. Part 2 of 4 - How to Fold an origami dragon. Part ...more
This video demonstrates how to fold the origami model "Spiky Star" that David Brill designed. Paper size used in the video: Initially: 24 sheets of size 52.5mm by 74.5mm finished model: 13 cm diameter Part 1 of 2 - How to Fold an origami spiky star. Part 2 of 2 - How to Fold ...more
The origami magic ball is a very popular but few tutorials show you how to make one in greater detail than this four part series. This complicated paper design takes a little while to create but is worth it in the end when you have a totally unique, fluffy new toy to play with ...more
Guy Fawkes Night (or Day as it's known stateside, and commonly called Bonfire, Cracker, or Fireworks night) celebrates the anniversary of Catholic conspirators attempting to blow up the Parliament houses in London. Celebrated on November 5th, Guy Fawkes is traditionally hung i ...more
Robert Lang teaches how to fold an origami duck. Quack! Robert Lang is a professional origami artist showing at museums and galleries. Perfect your origami skills with an expert.
Robert Lang shows how to fold an origami swallow. This is an excellent video! Robert Lang is a professional origami artist, showing in museums and galleries.
Once you have mastered how to fold an origami crane, you are ready to try the phoenix. A phoenix is a mystical bird that rises from the ashes and is very powerful. They are a great inspiration to have around you. Check out this tutorial for a step by step on folding your own o ...more
Check out this video to learn how to fold an origami flower with a stem and leaves. The design is by Joost Langeveld.
From Fold Something, learn how to fold an origami heart-shaped bookmark! Follow as origami instructor Josiah Hills shows the viewer how to fold a heart shaped bookmark using a square piece of paper. He calls the unique bookmark design "Mark of Love". The project requires two i ...more
Going to a black tie affair and don't have a bow tie? Well, this video won't help you in the least - but, while you're trying to figure out what to do, you can nervously fold an origami bow tie out of a dollar bill... Don't know how? Watch this video from Fold Something.
Check out this video to learn how to fold a delicious origami strawberry.
This video shows how to fold an origami paper game using ordinary paper. The instructor recommends you use double sides and colored paper. The first step instructed is to make four congruent folds. You then bring all four corners to the middle of the paper. The instructor tell ...more
The biggest determent to doing origami, other than time and complexity when you get to harder pieces, is quite simply the origami paper. It doesn't cost much, but like any type of crafting it does require some monetary devotion. Get the origami paper question out of the way b ...more
Watch and learn how to fold this variation of an origami tulip from Kunihiko Kasahara.
With just one tiny sheet of paper, you can fold millions of things, like this boat. Not only is this a great little origami boat that's easy to complete, but it also floats on water! After watching and following the quick fold instructions, try out your new folded origami boat ...more
If you like folding paper stars and think they're a cinch, this omega star should give you quite a challenge. This omega star is an intricate fold that looks beautiful when complete. Perfect atop that pine tree in your living room (during holidays hopefully). This step=by=step ...more
Don't have enough cash to gift your dad a real tie this Father's Day? Then save some money and make your own! While this easy origami tie may not hold up as well as the real one, it's a great prank gift and can be used on top of a package as a nice finishing touch. Watch this ...more
This origami video shows how to make a simple peacock with its tail open... but I kinda think it looks like a turkey. I guess that comes from being a VT alum. GO HOKIES! Anyhoo, I thought it might be nice to put these next to place mats for Thanksgiving dinner. So pay attentio ...more
It's difficult to tell exactly where Origami got its exact origin. Some would believe Japan, some China, and others even believe Germany. What is known is that it has been around for centuries and is one of the oldest forms of arts and crafts. Today, the looks are more modern ...more
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 i ...more
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. Of course, you don't need to spend a Washington to fold this origami ...more
This is quite possibly the most awesome origami project we've ever seen, and trust us, we've seen A LOT of origami tutorials. Check out this origami video to learn how to fold a super complex, impressive man in a hood shooting kamehameha wave. Please don't attempt this if you ...more
These star flowers look complex and difficult to fold, but they're actually customized for beginners to the art of origami. Check out this tutorial to learn how to crease and fold several beautiful star-shaped flowers. Stick them in a terra cotta pot for a cute tabletop center ...more
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. To download a PDF diagram for this project click her ...more
Fold an origami praying mantis! You need two sheets of paper to join to first sheet on square base. Start folding after making rectangle, after folding the rectangle again from the other direction grebe than on fold. Make a triangle than fold on other direction to make a trian ...more
Fold a paper bat! With this guide, you'll learn how to make a simple paper bat 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 paper bats, wa ...more
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. If you know a mommy who's having a child ...more
This origami video shows you how to make a paper football (American rules football). This is probably one of the first folds I ever learned to make, and I don't really consider it origami... but at the same time, I thought it might be fun since the BCS football bowl games and ...more
Origami Rabbit Choose your paper. Recommended Paper This model is foldable with a lot of different papers, including printer paper. But I had the best results with: Japanese Kami Strength: ~70g/m² (19lb) Size: 15cm x 15cm Dual Color Fold. This is a traditional origami ra ...more
Learn how to make an origami "orchid" by slightly altering an origami iris / lily flower. This origami video shows how to make what I call an orchid flower... really it's something I made by mistake when first learning to make an origami lily / iris. You'll need to start from ...more
Not only is origami useful for making things that appear like they should be able to float (like paper swans), it's actually good for producing things that do — like paper boats. With this guide, you'll learn how to make a paper catamaran with origami, the traditional art of J ...more
With Valentine's Day looming in our midst, it's high time to start thinking about what you'll be cooking up and crafting for your sweetheart. But instead of spending any money on anything, just keep one thing in mind—everybody loves cold hard cash, even as a valentine gift. So ...more
We know this origami dollar bill ring has been done zillions of times, but it's always a cool trick to do to pass the time or to impress the girl you're crushing on with some "bling." This is the classic dollar bill ring. You can, of course, use plain paper as well to make a ...more
Learn how to make a traditional origami lily or iris flower. This video shows how to make a type of flower that looks like a lily. I've used orange paper to make it look like a tiger lily, one of my favorites. You'll need to start from the frog base. You Will Need * 1 squar ...more
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. Now that that's out of the way, take a look at this origami folding tutorial to learn how to put together origami tessel ...more