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This craft category is a huge collection of free origami instructions  & crafts with paper folding! Various free origami instructions: holiday origami decorations ( origami Christmas tree ornaments,origami Halloween decors, origami Easter decors ), seasonal paper folding ideas ( paper flowers, spring decors with origami ), origami jewelry and accessory, easy origami diagrams for kids ( paper folding for kids ), origami tutorials ( origami for beginners, step-by-step origami tutorials, basic folds ), DIY gifts with origami ( origami gift boxes, money folding instructions, origami gift cards ) .. and many other creative craft ideas with origami (paper folding)!
DIY Easy origami pumkins - halloweend craft for kids
Today Pink stripey socks sharing a super easy paper folding tutorial with us on how to fold a fun origami Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin! These directions surely will be clear enough for you to make your own fun origami pumpkins with the kids! This Halloween kids craft project is absolutely suitable for kids of all ages ( with a little help ). The origami pumpkin's faces give them such different personalities, don't you think? This easy origami project can be a perfect addition to your Halloween party decor or fall decor (without faces). Glue the mini paper pumpkins to a string and create a fun frugal fall garland with them! It will be perfect for the classroom as well!
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How to make a paper boat – origami for kids
We love doing simple origami and this time we’re going to learn how to make a paper boat – a summer favorite! Andreja has done quite a few awesome origami tutorials for kids and each of them is a must make! We loved to make these  easy origami boats as a kid (the exact same ones) and we loved to play with them even more – we would sail them in the bathtub, puddles and lakes and when possible even have boat races with other neighborhood kids. So grab some colorful (origami) paper and fold a few origami boats with the kids and do a fun summer boat race!
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DIY Origami mushroom - easy fall craft for kids with paper folding
It’s a perfect time to celebrate autumn with a pretty and fun mushroom craft. This origami mushroom is vibrant and fun looking just like a real mushroom (and of course this paper fall decor is absolutely not poisonous! Even the little origami worm enjoys it! ) This paper folded mushroom is crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft. Visit this this step-by-step picture tutorial on how to make these pretty paper mushroomsFold a few fun toadstools and paper worms to spice up your autumn home decor or the classroom's decor with the kids, they will surely enjoy creating these fun little paper mushrooms!
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DIY Gorgeous origami spring flowers (paper folding)
What can be better than an inexpensive , quick , but still gorgeous and colorful spring decor which involves flowers ? These beautiful paper origami ( spring ) flowers can be made literally in minutes and they will spice up any boring wall space in your house ! You can use the paper folded flowers to decorate the kids' room at any time of the year, if you are not into spring decors. With this super video paper folding tutorial you can make a few origami flower with your kids from a few sheets of colorful origami paper or from leftover wrapping papers ( even wrapping paper pieces will working well with this origami project ) !
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DIY easy paper butterflies
In this nice paper folding video tutorial she will show you how to make these cute paper butterflies ! This is a very easy ( beginner ) origami model, even kids can make a few easily! These beautiful paper butterfliy arrangement can be a perfect low budget and quick spring home decor , or you can use them to decorate the kids room ! You can use any kind of paper ( you don't need special origami papers , even leftower christmas wrapping papers will work well! )
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How to make a rolled newspaper rose wreath
Make rolled roses from newsprint , and turn them into a vintage style gorgeous rose wreath ! Not for outside, but great for anywhere indoors ! You could also lightly spray silver, gold, or any color that fits your decor on the finished wreath ( or use colored wrapping /origami papers to make one ) ! You can use this beautiful and inexpensive newspaper rose wreath to decorate at fall or spring , or you can use this simple paper rose rolling technique to make single rolled roses and decorate other crafts with them. Upcycling crafts are always the bests!
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Beautiful DIY origami rose - paper flower (paper folding)
Are you looking for a cheap but still beautiful and easy to make spring home decor or mother's day gif t? Try these cute origami ( paper folded ) rose ! This gorgeous but surprisingly easy origami rose consists of 6 simple modules. These origami roses /flowers can be perfect flowery gifts for any occasions ( imagine them as a mother's day or a wedding bouquet! ) You can fold the origami flowers from any type of paper ( you don't need to buy special origami paper , even a simple sheet of gift wrapping paper works well ). Despite the look this paper folding project is also suitable for kids ! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial on how to fold
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Simple cute origami cat (paper folding for kids)
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial by Hello Origami and learn how to fold a super cute origami cat ! This lovely little origami cat is just a perfect paper folding model for kids of all ages and beginners in origami, so don't hesitate: grab a few sheets of colorful paper and fold yourself an adorable purring cat ! To fold this cute origami cat you will need a 21 cm x 21 cm ( or any other size rectangular ) paper. Kids can have lots of fun folding this lovely little origami cat and drawing in its face. Simply follow Hello Origami's instructions and make your very own amigurumi cat now:
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Easy monster and owl origami bookmarks - paper folding
These paper corner origami bookmarks are super easy to make ( even for the smallest crafty hands ) , look fun and are super quirky. They are great as a father's day gift or a teacher's appreciation gift or simply for back to school crafts. Turn the paper corner bookmarks into monsters, owls or whatever takes your fancy! You can add other decor elements to the origami ( folded paper ) corner bookmarks for a more whimsical /complex look ( googly eyes, yarn hair.. )
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Origami autumn leaves - fall leaf wreath with paper folding
Origami (paper folding) is not just only an inexpensive craft technique to make gorgeous decors but it's also develops fine-motor skills! For this year's fall make a beautiful wreath  with the kids with this few easy paper folding steps! This origami paper leaf is so simple, even the smallest kids can create some! You can use any colorful origami papers, tea bags, or leftower wrapping papers to fold these cute autumn leaves in minutes! This fall decor is perfect for your home, the classroom or for the kindergarten.
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DIY Folded book Christmas tree - Christmas decoration from an old book
If you're in love with book pages and love making easy do-able homemade gifts and Christmas decor : this paperback book Christmas tree tutorial is for you. Upcycle your unwanted books ( or magazines ) into lovely rustic Christmas trees with DIY by Jane' step-by-step tutorial. You can make a small forest of these DIY folded book trees in different sizes, keep them simple or decorate how you wish. ( Magazines, with their colorful print make for attractive decorations without added baubles, glitter, or paint. )
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Origami carambola (or spring flower) - paper folding
With the help of this nice, detailed video origami ( paper folding tutorial ) you can create these gorgeous colorful carambola flowers in no time! You can decorate your home with the origami carambolas / spring flowers at spring or you can gift them as a nice mother's day paper flower bouquet. This is a very easy ( beginner ) paper folding project , so if you are new to origami that's not a problem! You can fold these fun flowers with any type of paper ( plain A4 printer papers , book pages, colorful papers , wrapping papers , almost anything works well! )
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Easy paper (ribbon) gift bags
This is a very nice DIY craft video tutorial : an easy Paper ( ribbon ) gift bag by Innova Crafts. With this video you can learn how to make these original paper bags for small gifts. Perfect for chritmas gifts or birthday gifts, but you can use them to wrap baby shower gifts too!
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Paper Easter bunny rosettes - fun Easter craft for kids
Spring is here and that means it’s bunny season! This easy-to-make Easter kids craft project by Johanna is a fun way to decorate for Easter and get in the spring spirit. These versatile paper bunny rosettes would look great on a gift box or hanging from branches to make a fun Easter centerpiece ! Every-bunny will love it! You could use any type of paper to create these cute Easter decorations ( A4 printer paper will work well, just as scrap Christmas wrapping papers, or colorful craft papers ). Let's get folding!
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DIY Dollar hearts - Valentine's day origami project
Make these dollar hearts and hand them out to your favorite little people ( nephews, nieces, your friends' kids, etc ) . They will 'LOVE' these Valentines ! As an added plus, these won't rot their teeth like delicious candy might. ( Unless they use the dollar to buy candy . . . ) Visit muslinandmerlot.com and learn how to make these fun origami hearts in no time! ( If you would like to see the paper folding process in motion instead you can watch an easy to follow origami heart folding tutorial video >> here << )
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Double origami star - easy Christmas tree ornament from paper
What can be better than an inexpensive , quick , but still gorgeous and colorful paper Christmas decor which involves a stylish but classic star ? This gorgeous paper origami star can be folded literally in minutes and it will spice up any boring wall space in your home or in the classroom ! You can use the origami star to decorate the kids' room at any time of the year, if you are not into Christmas decors. With this super video paper folding tutorial you can make a few origami stars with your kids in no time, from a few sheets of colorful origami paper - or from leftover wrapping papers pieces ( even wallpaper pieces, and old book pages will work well with this easy origami project ) !
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Cute & easy origami mouse - origami for kids
Squeak Squeak! Here come the mice ! Red Ted Art has an another adorable little origami craft for you. These origami mice are not as tricky as they look and yet they are super duper cute, don’t you think? We love their ears best! Fabulous! They make for an adorable playset – would also work well as part of a “hickory dickory dock” song and games. If you are just getting into paper crafts and origami crafts , do look at all the ideas they have for you on redtedart.com! There are LOTS to choose from and the majority of them are GREAT for beginners and children !
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Easy flower origami box ( basket ) - paper folding
With this nice video paper folding ( origami ) tutorial you can create this five-pointed origami paper star ( or flower ) box. This adorable and gorgeous paper treat box is a perfect gift for any ocassion ( mother's day, valentine's day, a wedding ) or you can use it as a nice addition to you spring home decor. We love origami ( paper folding ) because you don't need special craft items to it, just some leftower colorful ( wrapping ) paper and a little freetime.
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DIY paper butterfly garland
This pretty paper butterfly garland is super easy to make, and it’s likely you have all the materials required sitting in your craft cupboard already. It's a perfect spring or easter decoration or you can decorate your kids room with the butterflies.
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DIY Octopus corner bookmarks - fun summer craft for kids (origami)
Easy Peasy And Fun has an another super cute corner bookmark project for you: this time make a silly octopus corner bookmark ! Corner bookmarks are extremely practical and slip over the corner of a book with ease. Books will be a whole lot more fun when your kids make their own cute DIY octopus ( or squid ) corner bookmarks ! Aren't these just the cutest thing ever ? So grab your origami papers , get the paper folding tutorial at easypeasyandfun.com and start folding:
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Origami swallowtail butterfly ( paper folding )
We love origami ! The origami decorations not just only super cheap alternatives of the expensive home decors , but they are also looking gorgeous and unique! These colorful origami butterflies are made with a little piece of paper. It's an easy paper folding project ( especially with this nice and detailed close up paper folding video tutorial ) , you can make them easily even if you are not familiar with origami. You can use these gorgeous paper butterflies to brighten up your spring decor or just spice up the kids room with a colorful and fun butterfly mobile.
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Christmas tree origami
This is a very easy to make and low budget christmas decoration idea: an origami christmas tree! Looks beautiful on any christmas tree, and you can make it from any colured paper or anything that you can fold.
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5 Easy DIY Valentine's day gifts and room decor ideas
Love is all we need! This video tutoria l will help you to prove or show your love with easy DIY Valentine's day gifts and decorations. You'll find out how to make a paper heart garland, 3D Valentine's Card, fluffy pom-pom hearts , easy but awesome ring dish of polymer clay , cute sleep mask of felt, and true handmade wall art for those who are in love. These adorable, quick, inexpensive and easy Valwntine's day decor and gift ideas can be real life savers because they can be great last-minute projects as well! Of course you can use these great romantic gift and decor ideas to spice up your wedding as well, because they will look gorgeous in any size and color!
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Origami pokemon bookmarks - paper folding for kids
They have taken 9 of the most popular Pokemon characters and turned them into bookmarks with step by step guide to help your kids make fabulous bookmarks too! A great way to get kids reading or make a whole set of these and use them as cute pokemon finger puppets! In this nice kids craft website you can find 9 different paper pokemon corner bookmarks to make, with video tutorials! Origami (paper folding) is a great technique because it's easy and costs almost nothing!
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Origami Christmas trees - ornaments with paper folding
If you love easy and inexpensive but still gorgeous and fun Chrsitmas crafts try this little origami Christmas tree ! This origami tree is really easy ( only involves basic origami folds ) so you can make some with the kids easily even without any paper folding skills. This little origami christmas tree will look good in any pattern and size so you can make some from any paper materials such as old Christmas wrapping papers or ( green ) tea bags ! Glue the paper folded pine trees in a sheet of cardstock and gift them as nice Christmas gift cards or in miniature as cute handmade gift tags !
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DIY water lily candy bowl from napkins - napkin folding
With this great napking folding video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous water lily candy bowl from simple paper napkins. It's a perfect easter - spring decoration / wedding decor or you can spice up your birthday party with them as well. It can be a simple and elegant table decoration or you can put in them some small candies or treats for your guestst.
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Christmas tree napkins - napkin folding tutorial
Brace yourself: Christmas is coming! So, Handimania made this brilliant step-by-step video tutorial on how to fold a simple fabric napkin into a Christmas tree . This fun napkin Christmas tree can be a great DIY Christmas table setting decoration OR you can use this easy paper ( napkin ) folding technique to create other fun Christmas decorations or gifts ( such as greeting cards, gift toppers, Christmas tree ornaments or Christmas garlands ). All you need is a simple fabric napkin ( or a sheet of paper ) . Watch this video tutorial now and learn how to fold napkins for your Christmas table!
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DIY super cute (kawaii) mini nutella notebook
We absolutely love kawaii crafts ! Look at this super cute kawaii Nutella notebook ! Can a DIY notebook be more sweet? Nothing quite like paper crafts for kids, especially easy ones like this. You only need one sheet of paper to make these paper books and guess what, no glue! We like today’s mini notebook , because not only can you decorate it in whatever way you wish, but you can also shape it a little which opening up the cuteness decorating factor. As you can see she went for a jar of Nutella! We LOVE Nutella! and hopefully you will love this oh so cute Nutella Notebook DIY too!
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Origami koala mother&father bookmark - paper folding  for kids
Watch this super easy video tutorial by Hello Origami and learn how to make a super adorable paper koala mother ( or father ) bookmark ! This easy and frugal paper craft projec t is suitable for kids of all ages ( with a little help ) , and the outcome is so adorable! ( This lovely little koala bookmark can be a great heartfelt gift for Mother's Day or Father's Day ! ).
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Easy paper rosette hedgehog - fall paper craft for kids
Time for another hedgehog craft idea! This time Andreja from Easy Peasy And Fun will show you how to make a super cute paper rosette hedgehog craft (well half the rosette). This cute paper rosette hedgehog is perfect to make at home or to use as a classroom project or fall decoration! You can make the whole paper rosette too! This cute paper hedgehog is super adorable on it’s own but you can make it even cuter by adding an paper apple or an pear on it’s back. Ready to make one or ten? Let’s make them! This is a super simple paper craft for kids.
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