Give your heart this year to your Valentine. But more than likely, your lady friend is looking for a little more than that. That's why this origami heart is perfect for a gift. It involves you putting effort into the present, it's symbolic of your love for her, plus— it's made ...more
Origami From Paper Money
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
Grow your paper menagerie with this crafty how-to. This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a paper money frog from a bank note using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For more information, and to get started maki ...more
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 p ...more
Is your love of money and butterflies only surpassed by your love of craft projects? Boy, are you in luck. With this guide, you'll learn how to make a dollar-bill butterfly using origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by- ...more
This makes a great gift box for your father or brother. You don't have to spend extra money on expensive wrapping paper - a few sheets of construction paper are all you need to craft this creative yellow car box. Part 1 of 3 - How to Fold a car shaped box out of origami paper. ...more
While you can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear, you can make a rose out of a single square of paper and call it whatever name you want. Origami is, of course, the traditional Japanese art of paper-folding to create any shape imaginable. Make a rose when you don't have the ...more
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold a paper pochi bukoro, a money gift box, Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper pochi bukoro. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You ...more
This video origami tutorial shows how to use the traditional Japanese art of paper folding to make a pretty paper rose. You might not have money to buy someone flowers, but you can always make your own. Follow along with this instructional video and learn how to fold your own ...more
Looking to add some waterfowl to your paper menagerie? Make an easy, elegant duck toy using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own ducks from folded paper. For more info ...more
A lot of people that are new to Origami struggle with the choice of paper. Some even give up folding all together because they use the wrong material! But this guide will help you find the paper you need for that cool design you always wanted to try. It all boils down to thre ...more
This video shows how to make an origami swan using 471 paper triangles. Your loved one will appreciate this gift because you put in a tremendous amount of effort, dedication and patience required for origami, but its easy to assemble and the only money you will spend is cost o ...more
The crane is one of the best known and most popular origami figures. Now, you can learn by following this detailed tutorial, how you can fold your own elegant paper crane using traditional origami paper folding techniques. This is for experienced origami artists!
This video shows how to weave paper. This paper can then be used to make crafts such as origami. You may want some supplies: a cutting board, a paper cutter, scotch tape, and square origami paper (6"x6"). Start with two sheets of paper. Cut the paper into thin strips, 1/2" eac ...more
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
In this origami how-to, learn the art of folding a paper lily flower. This fold will start from the frog base, so if you already know how to fold the frog base, make one and skip ahead to the lily part. You'll need a sheet of origami paper and a pencil. If you use orange paper ...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
Watch this video to learn how to fold a origami crane, but not just any ol' crane, this is a flapping crane. If folded right, when you pull the tail of this origami flapping crane, its wings should flutter like a bird. Now, if only this thing could fly! Grab your origami pape ...more
In this video, we'll learn how to make a little dragon using the ancient Japanese art of origami. This is rather complicated projected for beginners to attempt, but if you've already made origami cranes and other relatively simply shapes, this is a good project to take your sk ...more
Need a place to store a few odds and ends? How about all of those little origami stars you like to make? In this video, you'll learn the folds for making a traditional origami paper sat box, perfect for all of your folded stars, or anything else! You'll start out folding this ...more
Interested in adding a feline specimen to your paper menagerie? Perhaps a housecat? Have extra paper and time to match? This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a paper cat (neko) using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper fo ...more
Forget Goldfish Crackers and the actual living, swimming ones. They both, one day, will disappear. The crackers will only last as long as your hunger, and the living goldfish will eventually die (or also last as long as your hunger— or your cat's hunger). But there's one goldf ...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
This fascinating video shows in great detail how to fold beautiful craft paper into the shape of a fish using origami folding techniques. The instructions are very well illustrated. There is a distracting musical accompaniment, but it is quite easy to follow the directions eve ...more
Paper. It's usually just for writing, but for origamists, there's no lead or ink involved. It's all about the precision of the hand, the delicate touch. It's origami, not hunting with buckshot. If you're a beginner origami maker, then plain old folding instructions aren't goi ...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
Think there's only one way to build a paper airplane? Add some more air foil lift to your plane crafting by watching this tutorial, which teaches you how to fold an origami airplane designed to provide greater speed, lift, and accuracy. The difficulty level is easy, so be sur ...more
Learn how to make a beautiful origami swan. Watch this origami video for all the correct folds - be sure to practice if you want your origami swan to come out flawlessly. Stolen & slightly modified design originally from Maarten van Gelder. An origami swan makes a really cute ...more
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.
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
A gift is doubly special when the box it arrives in is also a gift. In this video, we'll see how to transform a single sheet of paper into an elegant gift box. This project isn't ideal for beginners, but if you have a little origami experience this shouldn't be too challenging.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use the ancient Japanese art form of origami to make a butterfly. This is a fairly simple design that's good for beginners, taking only a few minutes to learn. But the results are impressive, making for an elegant decorative item or small ...more
Origami a whole fleet of these and you'll have your own army of unstoppable origami war machines that can blow up some paper aliens. This video will show you how to make these paper tanks and paper spaceships. The two are actually quite similar, but if you want to concentrate ...more
This tutorial will show you how to make a rocket ship using the ancient Japanese art form of origami. It's a rather complicated process for beginners, and it's a good idea to work your way up to this project by first making origami shapes that involve similar folds, such as th ...more
This tutorial will show you how to make origami cranes, one of the most popular and elegant origami shapes. The folds are a little complicated for beginners to learn, but once you've completed one, the next will be much easier. An ancient Japanese legend says that if you fold ...more
In this video, Nekkoart demonstrates how to make an origami valentine heart. Begin with a sheet of paper that is nineteen cm by eight cm. Fold the paper to form a square. Unfold. Fold both sides to the center crease. Unfold again. Fold the paper in half horizontally (not formi ...more
When you muse on the topic of origami, you're probably imagining some pretty advanced stuff that sends your head - if not your fingers - for a spin. Modular dodecahedrons (what?) and magic squares, done by the more advanced origami artist, make the art seem too difficult for c ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make paper cube. Begin by folding the paper diagonally in half and cut the bottom bottom edge off to make a squared paper. Open the paper up and fold diagonally on the other side. Open it up and pinch in the two upper corners. Align ...more
First of all you need a standard paper of size 8 by 11.5 inches and a scissors. Step1. Take one corner of the paper and then fold it to meet the other side. Now press the diagonal and then crease it. Step2. Use the scissors to cut off the extra portion from the bottom of the ...more
In these videos, you will get an introduction to the art of origami. Origami, a form of visual representation defined by the folding of paper, originated in Japan in the 1600s. Part 1 of 13 - How to Origami paper. Origami paper - Part 2 of 13. Click through to watch this video ...more
Two cousins teach how to make the perfect origami rose Obtain a square sheet of paper, preferentially origami paper. 6X6 is the best size for the paper, but 15X15 will also be fine. If the paper is not square, measure the sides and cut the paper to make it a square. Fold in th ...more
In this video we will show you some essential basic folds. They are very simple to do. Learn the art of Money Origami and start folding dollar bills instantly. Money Origami is an easy hobby to learn and certainly a fantastic skill to have. Money Origami is relaxing, so learn ...more
This is demo showing where to get a cheap origami paper. Origami papers are expensive in terms of shaping. It's very cute and nice. While seeing the holographic picture of the paper we may clarify that. Take a big roll and it is cheap. Take off the protective sheets on the wal ...more
Want to make a small box? Have a little time and paper to spare? Learn to make the most utile of origami sculptures, the paper box. This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a paper box using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of pap ...more
Origami paper cranes make for lovely eye candy and, once you know how to fold them, become wonderfully meditative when you compulsively make a bunch of them in one long sitting. So what to do when you have a whole bunch of them? Whether you have a small handful or one thousan ...more
Looking for a fun and useful crafts project? Learn to make the most utile (and simplest) of origami sculptures, the paper box. This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a barebones paper box using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art o ...more
Turn your spare time and paper into good luck! Learn to make the most basic of origami sculptures, the lucky paper crane. This video tutorial presents a complete, step-by-step overview of how to make a paper crane using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper foldi ...more
Not sure what to origami today? Watch this how to video to learn how to fold a swan out of origami paper. Give Japanese origami folding a try with this how to video tutorial on folding a swan.
Learn how to make an origami paper gift wrap for kids. This origami animation is brief and to the point. If you are looking for a no frills origami tutorial, this video is for you!
Got spare time and spare paper to match? Make a jumping paper frog with origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own leaping paper amphibians from folded paper. For more infor ...more
This video origami tutorial shows how to make a substitute for origami paper in case you ever run out or can't buy any. You can use construction paper, printer paper, magazine paper, and etc. Have Fun!
Make a classic-style jumping paper frog with origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents a complete instructions on how to make your own leaping paper amphibians from folded paper. For more information, and to get starte ...more
Love shoes and easy craft projects? Make miniature paper shoes using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own paper shoes from folded paper. For more information, and to g ...more
Sure, there are other origami fish tutorials out there, but they're usually either difficult and long, or short and unsatisfying. Find the perfect medium with this origami video. You just need one sheet of origami paper, like most paper folding projects, and the instructions i ...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.
This video tutorial shows how to fold a cube using Origami techniques and paper. Origami is the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, and can be used to create a variety of shapes, from simple to complex, out of just a piece of paper. Learn how to fold an origami cube by ...more
This video will teach you how to make an origami paper star. The paper in the video is 6 inches long by 1/4 inch wide. But any size paper can be used, as long as it fits a similar ratio, and the paper is not too thick.
Love frogs and easy craft projects? Make a simple, barebones folded-paper frog with origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own miniature toy frogs from paper. For more infor ...more
Got a little bit of spare time and a sheet of paper? Make a jumping paper frog with origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents a complete instructions on how to make your own leaping paper amphibians from folded paper. ...more
Into paper waterfowl? Make a classic-style paper crane using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions on how to make your own cranes from folded paper. For more information, and to get started ma ...more