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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 [...]

How to Make a Paper Heart -It’s a Fortune Heart! thumbnail

Hearts, hearts, origami hearts. We all love them and the joy of practicing origami makes the precious blessing of our days even more so. While folding paper we focus on the positive, dwell in the moment, and become present to the grace and boundless possibilities that exist both in our interior and exterior life. Making origami means [...]

Origamigos Hosts Origami Tessellation Artist Ben Parker thumbnail

Ben Parker, an origami artist and teacher, spent some time with the Origamigos membership at the end of April. During our online meeting, Ben shared his thoughts on origami both as a creator and teacher. As a bonus and special treat, he walked us through a tessellation demonstration drawing on ideas of technique and creativity [...]

Make an Origami Bee for Bee Awareness! thumbnail

Bees are under threat of extinction! Make an origami bee and contribute to raising awareness of the importance of bees as pollinators of many of the nutritious fruits, vegetables, and seeds we rely on. May 20th is World Bee Day • September is National Honey Month in the USA. Watch the video below to make [...]

Make an Easy Origami Card for Mom thumbnail

Do you need to make an easy greeting card for Mom? Here is an idea on how to use this origami flower to make a quick greeting card. Watch the following video for tips and ideas on how to easily make a card and write your message. https://youtu.be/GzyzlLbC5Vg Tips to make an easy greeting card [...]

Two Origami Tips for Play and Creativity – Dáša Ševerová thumbnail

Recently, in the Origamigos Membership, we spent a lovely hour speaking with Dasa Severova, a prolific origami artist and creator. Dáša enjoys teaching and she is particularly interested in how origami can be used in a classroom setting to demonstrate a clear understanding of geometry. Dasa is resourcefully creative, and likes to work with different [...]