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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)!
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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Easy DIY owl corner bookmarks - fall craft for kids
With the leaves falling from trees, it's the perfect season for DIY crafts and these paper owl bookmarks by Red Ted Art are just perfect for all DIY owl craft lovers! This lovely little owl corner bookmarks 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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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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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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DIY Origami fall leaf wreath - fun fall craft for kids (paper folding tutorial)
We love origami ( paper folding ) , because with this easy papercraft technique you can create lots of fun inexpensive decors ( and gifts ) out of a few sheets of colorful paper ! This gorgeous fall leaf origami wreath is just perfect as a fall decoration, adorable greeting card, or just fold one with the kids for fun! With this step-by-step origami video tutorial making a colorful paper fall leaf wreath surely will be a piece of cake! You can make the origami fall leaf wreath with any color combination or pattern, it will be beautiful!
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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 bird - paper folding tutorial
Learn how to make beautiful origami birds with MP Easy Origami's easy to follow instructions! Origami birds with wings are usually more complex than this, but this bird is very easy to fold. It only takes a few simple steps and the result is almost as awesome as the more complex origami models. This origami bird can also pass for a pigeon or dove. Watch the video and let's get folding!
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DIY Paper fox (origami fox) - paper folding tutorial
If you are on a hunt for a quick, easy and fun paper craft , these cute little origami foxes by Hello Origami are certainly your thing. We love all the diversity simple colorful paper offer when it comes to crafting! If you need a fun paper craft idea for a classroom, these lovely foxes are your thing because this origami ( paper folding ) project makes such a fantastic afternoon craft. You wouldn’t even need to limit yourself ( or the kids ) to stick to the colors of this craft project.
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DIY Jumping origami frog - fun paper toy for kids
Is it an indoor play day and you are stuck for a craft idea to do with your little ones ? Welcome summer ( or spring ) with this super fun jumping origami frog by Basteln mit Papier ! This paper frog is such a fun classroom project to make! This jumping origami frog is a fun interactive summer craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play. The paper frogs are easy to fold, and the kids will have a blast playing with them afterward. These paper frogs would also make a great activity for a jungle themed summer party.
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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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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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Easy DIY origami Christmas ornament star
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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DIY Easy hinged origami gift box - paper folding
Watch this great step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a modular origami hinged box with lids that open to the sides, this origami gift box would make a very neat wedding ring box ! Although this origami model requires a bit of measuring and marking thirds, it’s very simple when you’ve got the hang of it. The best paper to use would be thicker paper like construction paper , thin card maybe, but not really thin origami paper.
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DIY Origami bunny (paper bunny) - paper folding for kids
By following along Hello Origami's step-by-step video tutorial, kids can learn how to fold this super adorable paper bunny at school ( or home ). You can use the finished origami bunnies to decorate your home ( or the classroom ) at Easter , or just fold a bunch for fun. Grab some colorful origami paper, and let's get folding !
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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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How to make a paper vase sleeve - easy geometric home decor
Do you have an ugly old chipped vase ? Turn it into a gorgeous, modern, stylish home decor piece with a few folds and a single sheet of copy paper ! Brilliant recycling craft idea, isn't it? This geometric paper vase sleeve is super easy to make and its also very addictive! Once you understand the folds , you can't stop making them. You can use regular white copy/printer paper or construction paper to create your own gorgeous modern home decor pieces ! Of course you can recycle other materials to create the vase : such as plastic bottles, glass bottles, mason jars, or tin cans! Cover some mason jars with this paper origami vase cover and voilá' you have a chick and inexpensive office stationary holder !
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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 origami money cat - paper folding for beginners
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to fold an origami money cat ! This super cute origami cat is a perfect paper folding model for beginners as well, so grab a few sheets of colorful paper and fold yourself an adorable sitting cat ! To fold this cute origami cat you will need a 20cm x 20cm paper cut into rectangles of approximate ratio of a dollar bill. Of course you can use a dollar bill to fold this model, so this way this adorable cat can be a great gift for any occasion four your cat lover friends and family members!
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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 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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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 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 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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DIY easy to make origami lotus flower (paper folding)
The lotus flower symbolizes purity and enlightenment. It is also associated with rebirth and divinity. Watch the step-by-step instruction on how to make this beautiful lotus flower. What can be better than an inexpensive , quick , but still gorgeous and colorful spring decor which involves flowers ? These beautiful paper origami ( spring ) flower 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.
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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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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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Easy DIY dimensional paper star - Christmas tree ornament
By following along this detailed, photo illustrated origami tutorial by 33 Shades Of Green you will be able to create these beautiful Moravian stars easily! This easy DIY dimensional paper star can be a lovely Christmas tree ornament or a simple elegant winter decoration, and it's so easy to make! If you love vibrant colors make them from wrapping papers instead of normal A4 print paper.
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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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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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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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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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