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Winter Solstice Origami Festival –Let’s Celebrate the Holidays! thumbnail

Origami is not only about the art of folding paper, but also about generosity in the act of sharing our practice with others. Through this gesture of sharing and caring, we can bridge islands of isolation and cultivate a more connected world. At the end of the year, many of us around the globe participate [...]

How to Make an Origami Ghost thumbnail

This two-piece Gliding Ghost is fun and easy to make with paper you already have at home! This is part of a collection of many other tutorials of origami for Halloween featured in Origami Spirit. The head is folded from the traditional water-bomb base and the body can be made with rectangular paper. This is a [...]

What Origami do I Fold Today? Get some Inspiration here! thumbnail

You love origami! You want to make something today but you’re having a hard time deciding what to fold. Since there are so many tutorials, so many books, and thousands of model choices, sometimes we just can’t make up our minds about what choice to make. Here I share with you nineteen origami prompts to [...]

How to Make a Paper Shelf –Perfect for Origami Models and Miniatures thumbnail

Looking for an elegant and easy way to display the origami figures you make? Or perhaps for a collection of miniatures or toys? This easy-to-make paper shelf is a perfect way to showcase your treasures! The designer of this shelf, V’Ann Cornelius, used these origami shelves for the many exhibitions she helped organize at the [...]

Teaching Origami –Why you should consider it! thumbnail

Did you know…? You don’t need to be an expert to teach Origami! Even if you are just beginning with origami, as soon as you learn something new you can turn around and teach it to someone. The act of teaching a simple origami model provides a great benefit for you as a teacher and [...]

Origami Mastery –Himanshu Agrawal thumbnail

Within Origamigos (our Origami Spirit membership) we interviewed Himanshu Agrawal. Here we highlight his origami work as a lovely example of origami mastery. Himanshu Agrawal (India) has been practicing origami since 1989 and has set 5 world records for large origami installations. Through this post, you can appreciate his fantastic origami work. Himanshu believes that [...]

Make the Olympic Rings in Origami thumbnail

Raise your hand if you enjoy making modular origami! You will fave fun folding these interlocking rings to make the Olympic rings or to make a slinky toy. Here you will find an Easy-to-follow video tutorial. The Olympic rings and flag are used by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as a symbol to elevate the [...]

How to Make a Paper Fortune Cookie -Use it as a Party Favor! thumbnail

This origami fortune cookie has no gluten, no sugar, no carbs, no calories!! Add a couple of folds to this origami heart and you will end up with a charming paper cookie that can be used as a party favor. Origami fortune cookies and fortune hearts go well together. Use the fortune cookie to insert [...]

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