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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 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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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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Easter egg holder origami rabbit
With the help of this nice video origami tutorial make these fun and adorable origami Rabbits. This bunny is a charming addition to other origami models for Easter presented at Origami Spirit. This origami rabbit is a perfect model to hold a real egg that’s been decorated for Easter. All that’s needed are the desire to make the model, and an 8 x 8 inch ( 20x20cm ) piece of paper.
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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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DIY Easy origami flower bowl - paperfolding
Learn how to make a pretty origami flower bowl, dish or plate! It’s great to display jewelry or serve candies & snacks. We like the fact that you can use paper with the color or pattern only on one side, because when it’s complete you don’t see the white side! This origami serving dish works best with paper that's a bit thicker or has a texture. Even though you have to cut the square to be a pentagon, and fold the bowl in on itself, you get a surprisingly big bowl. Fold some gorgeous origami flower bowls for your upcoming party with this nice step-by-step video tutorial with PaperKawaii!
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Origami pumpkin witch - Halloween paper craft for kids
Today Paper Kawaii sharing a super fun & easy paper folding tutorial with us on how to fold a fun origami Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin witch ! These directions surely will be clear enough for you to make your own fun origami pumpkin witches with the kids ! This Halloween kids craft projec t 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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DIY Articulated dragon puppet ( free printable template)
Make an articulated dragon puppet from paper with a free printable puppet template! Have you ever thought of what it would be like to have a pet dragon? If we consult literary sources, they differ on this account: a dragon brought quite a bit of trouble to Hagrid, but if we take Daenerys, she made good use of hers! One way or another, it’s a fascinating subject for daydreamers to ponder over! Especially for kids. Could they ride on a dragon’s back? Could they roast marshmallows with its fire? A fun pet it would make! Besides the dragon template that you can download from Adventure in a box for free, you’ll need some card stock, glue (white glue in a bottle or a glue stick) and bamboo skewers to create this super fun origami dragon puppet!
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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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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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Easy DIY origami money shirt tutorial (paper folding)
This step-by-step origami video tutorial will teach you how to make an origami shirt from money or rectangular paper ! This origami money shirt is super easy to make and it can be a great gift for dads or boyfriends ! So learn how to make the simplest of money origami - the dollar bill shirt ! This easy origami shirt is also awesome for decorating greetings cards ! Whether this is for your d ad, husband, boyfriend or colleague , they will appreciate the extra time and effort spent on a handmade greetings card. For this easy to make origami dollar bill shirt , you'll need - a dollar bill ! ( If you'd like to use origami paper instead, the dimensions don't matter, just make sure it's a long rectangle. )
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Origami easter treat box bunnies (paper folding)
Are you looking for an adorable and decorative little easter treat box that almost cost nothing? If yes, this origami bunny easter treat box is a perfect papercraft project for you! this nice video tutorial will help you to fold these cute rabbits ! You can fold it from any paper, it's perfect with normal white printer paper or leftower wrapping papers as well. It's a cute addition to your spring decor or easter table, or you can give them as gifts!
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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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DIY Ninja star fidget Spinner ( only paper without bearings)
Do you love origami ( paper folding ) , simple frugal craft ideas and fidget spinners ? Make a cool origami ninja star fidget spinner ! All you need is the fidget spinner no bearing mechanism – a super easy and simple way to make your origami ninja star spin, which can be found at Red Ted Art's brilliant blog! So watch this nice step-by-step paper fidget spinner tutorial and learn how to make your own paper ninja star fidget spinner DIY without bearing or expensive craft materials! This easy paper craft can be a perfect craft project for your kids, because it grants hours of fun! You can find the ninja star base >>here<<
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Easter bunny napkin - napkin folding
With this nice video napkin folding tutorial in under three minutes you can learn to fold plain paper ( or cloth ) napkins into adorable little Easter bunnies for your dinner table! ( If the napkin is too thick to stay in shape you can fasten it in the back with a small clothespin )
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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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Origami Easter bunny baskets (paper folding)
Are you looking for an adorable and decorative little Easter treat box that almost cost nothing? If yes, this origami bunny Easter treat box by Minidrops is a perfect paper craft project for you! This nice step-by-step origami tutorial will help you to fold these cute rabbit baskets ! You can use various types of paper to fold it, it will look gorgeous from normal white printer papers or leftover wrapping papers as well as origami papers . This paper bunny basket can be a cute addition to your spring decor or Easter table, or you can give them as sweet gifts stuffed with delicious Easter treats ! For a working download link please choose the original ( untranslated ) link below
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Simple origami Christmas tree ornament - paper Christmas tree (video tutorial)
If your kids are eager to make their own DIY Christmas ornaments , these simple paper Christmas trees ( pine trees ) by Handimania are just perfect! This little green pine tree is one of the simplest origami projects , so it’s perfect for beginners as well ( and, it only takes a few minutes to make ) ! This origami pine tree / Christmas tree is also a great Christmas craft project for the classroom. You could use any kind of paper ( no need to stick with green either ). You can decorate the finished origami Christmas trees as you wish - the outcome will be surely wonderful! Watch the tutorial and let's start folding:
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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 Easy paper dolls with accordion fold - kids craft idea
Watch this step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make these adorable and super easy to make paper accordion fold dolls ! This easy DIY doll making tutorial will teach you how to make a fun and easy paper doll with the kids using a simple origami ( accordion ) fold and a few sheets of colorful paper. As you can see the supplies for this beautiful paper dol l are absolutely inexpensive! Once you have mastered the accordion fold making these paper dolls will be a piece of cake, even with the smallest crafty kids ! You can use these beautiful p aper dolls to decorate the classroom or you can use them as a nice addition to a Mother's day gift card!
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Book angels with magazine hair - recycling origami
What happens to books , when we didn't need them anymore? Some go to the land-fill, some go to the recycle bin... And some become ANGELS ! Join Yoko Komori Olson as she takes you step-by-step through the fun process of transforming books that were destined for the land-fill, or recycle bin, into beautiful decorative Christmas gifts ! These cute book angels are super easy to make and even their hair is repurposed material : magazines! With this nice step-by-step video tutorial making of book angels will be a piece of cake, and you can find >>here << the video instructions on how to make their culry magazine hair
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DIY Origami Santa hat - easy paper craft for kids
Make your own origami Santa hat with Basteln mit Papier's easy to follow origami tutorial! This fun Santa craft sure to thrill children and adults alike! This cute origami Santa hat is perfect for creating an adorable Christmas gift card , OR fold some just for fun! This easy origami Santa hat is just a great DIY project for kids over the winter holidays. You only need one sheet of square paper for this origami Santa hat ( p referably it will have a red and a white side ). If you don't have any of this kind of origami paper , simply just use plain white printer paper and color in the red sections after it's folded.
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Origami witch hat - easy Halloween paper craft for kids
Today Paper Kawaii sharing a super fun & easy paper folding tutorial with us on how to fold a fun origami witch hat ! These directions surely will be clear enough for you to make your own fun origami witch hats s with the kids ! This Halloween kids craft projec t is absolutely suitable for kids of all ages ( with a little help ). This easy origami project can be a perfect addition to your Halloween party decor. Glue the mini paper witch hats to a string and create a fun frugal Halloween garland with them! It will be perfect for the classroom as well!
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DIY Scarecrow bookmark - fun fall paper craft for kids
With the leaves falling from trees, it's the perfect season for DIY crafts and these paper scarecrow bookmarks by Red Ted Art are just perfect for all DIY scarecrow craft lovers! This lovely little scarecrow corner bookmark is one of the simplest origami projects so it’s perfect for beginners and as it only takes a few minutes to make! ( It’s also a great fall craft project for the classroom. ) Keep your kids entertained all day long with this fun, colorful origami bookmark project that won't leave you with a mega mess:
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Fall window paper stars - easy autumn decors with origami
Make a fall window star with your kids this week! This is an easy and impressive-looking origami project that will add some colour to your windows as you celebrate the season. This origami (paper folding) project is absolutelly inexpensive, and soo easy to make (even the smallest crafty hands can create some to decorate the classroom!) You can use autumn colors to make the paper window stars or adapt the shape and create a winter or a spring version with other colors!
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DIY easy 3D Christmas tree pop up gift card
This 3D pop up Christmas tree card is the best ( last-minute ) homemade Christmas gift card because it's super easy to make ( even for the smallest crafty hands ) and super gorgeous at the same time! With this nice step-by-step origami video tutorial you can whip up a few in minutes with a simple piece of green paper and accordion fold ! You can make these adorable Christmas cards as wrappers for small gifts ( photos, tickets, money ) or you can simply make some with heart warming messages/quotes.
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Origami Jedi Master Yoda - Star Wars
DO OR DO NOT. THERE IS NO "TRY! " With this nice detailed step-by-step video origami tutorial you can make the Jedi Master Yoda from Star Wars. This is a high intermediate origami projet, but this video is really REALLY nice and detailed, so you can try it even if you are not professional in origami.
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How to make folded  paper (origami) bracelets - craft for kids
We love simple but clever craft ideas which involves gorgeous water color patterns and requires only simple household materials such as a plain sheet of A4 paper! This origami (paper folded) bracelet is a brilliant way to ignite your inner creativity and create gorgeous jewelries from out of almost nothing! To make a folded paper (origami) bracelet you need to begin by cutting lots of strips of paper. The strips need to be 12cms x 3cms (bigger or smaller as long as the size ratio is 1:4).They would make an unusual and one of a kind gift don’t you think!? You can fold a really big one to make a crown as well!
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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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Cute little origami elephant - easy paper folding model
Watch this nice origami tutorial and video instruction on how to make an adorable little origami elephant with a single sheet of colorful paper ! Elephants have been admired by humans for many centuries, because hey are intelligent and humble animals. Elephants have the largest brains of all mammals! In the application of feng shui, the elephant is considered a sacred symbol. Although it is often used to symbolize power, wisdom, strength and fertility , it can also be used to symbolize longevity, good luck and success. It can act as the grantor of wishes and as the protector of the household. So fold this cute little elephant and use it as a home decor or give as a good luck gift to your friends!
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DIY Cute origami mermaid - paper folding for kids
Looking for the cutest origami summer craft ever?  That means that it's time for mermaid crafts! What better way to inspire some summer crafting then this uber cute origami mermaid? Put this craft on your summer-to-do list!  It's a must for all mermaid-loving kiddos! We love making cute origami projects! Origami (especially the beginner models) is simple, and you don't need special and expensive craft materials to create some gorgeous artworks with it! You can use this cute origami mermaid as a piece of your summer decor, or glue it to a stick and use as a fun paper puppet! This paper folding model is an absolute beginner one so it can be a great summer project for your kids!
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