Thanks to popular folklore, few of us would be happy to cross paths with a black cat or a raven on our way home. The creatures supposedly bring you bad luck (though, frankly, we've seen our share of black cats who were chubby and adorable). But we can bet you won't mind cross ...more
Origami Paper Raven
Okay, so a raven isn't the most auspicious thing to origami, but this delicate origami raven would be a wonderful and spooky craft to make for Halloween. You can place it on top of pumpkins or looking down jeeringly from windowsills. This orignial model by Tavin is simple and ...more
This is one of my first own designs and still one of my favourites
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
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
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
Looking to add a rare and ancient specimen to your paper menagerie? Make a paper dinosaur 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 brontosaurs from folded p ...more
Is your love of butterflies only surpassed by your love of paper crafts? You're in luck! With this guide, you'll learn how to make a simple, elegant paper butterfly ring with origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step ...more
These are really easy to make, all you need is a long strip of paper. They make great accessories to gifts or to use in arts and craft projects. No narration but good demonstration. Origami paper stars. Click through to watch this video on livevideo.com
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!
Origami is the art of folding paper into cool things. Watch this video to learn how to make an origami paper cube! Start with a full sheet of regular 8.5 by 11 inch paper. Then fold one corner over to make a triangle and a rectangle. Fold the rectangular part of the triangle. ...more
Looking for a fun, functional craft project? This video tutorial will walk you through the process of making easy inflatable paper balloons using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started making you ...more
Is your love of music only surpassed by your love of easy craft projects? Boy, are you in luck. This video tutorial demonstrates how to make a miniature paper piano using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. For detailed instructions, and to get started ...more
Looking to add specimens to your paper menagerie? Make a paper pig from a bank note 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 pigs from folded paper. For mor ...more
Have extra paper and a little bit of spare time to match? Make your own envelopes using origami, the traditional Japanese folk art of paper folding. This free video origami lesson presents a step-by-step overview of how to produce a simple, functional paper envelope from a she ...more