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Origami Video Tutorial – A Standing Leaf or Tree

Folded paper fans are one of the simplest origami creations. Here is a lovely version of an origami fan in the shape of a leaf. Cliff Landesman is the designer of this Standig Leaf model.

Charming and elegant, the Standing Leaf leaf can be used as a decorative element for the holidays and can also double as a mini Christmas Tree, too.

Customize this leaf or tree using any type of solid color or patterned paper. Its simplicity and versatility make it an ideal rainy-day folding activity.

Here is the video recording of this demonstration on how to fold the Standing Leaf.

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Tips and suggestions for making the Standing Leaf

  • Use a piece of kami or any other paper that i thin and crisp.
  • You need to cut a 6 × 6-inch (15 × 15 cm)in half. You can make two Standing Leaves with the resulting rectangles.
  • The finished Standing Leaf shows both sides of the paper.

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