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How to Make an Easy Origami Tree thumbnail

Trees symbolize the maternal attributes of protection, nurturing energies, stability, shelter and security. This puffy tree joins the collection of origami trees presented previously in Origami Spirit. This origami tree can be a good complement to this origami house.  This origami tree is my own design and you can learn how to make it in [...]

Make Origami Trees to Celebrate World Environment Day thumbnail

Did you know that June 5th is World Environment Day? I’d like to invite you to join me in the ongoing effort to raise awareness of our precious environment. To participate  please fold either an origami tree, an origami creature or maybe an origami flower using a piece of recycled paper. When you’ve completed your [...]

How to Make an Origami Christmas Tree thumbnail

This Christmas tree is a clever adaptation of an origami flower, previously presented at Origami Spirit, and a creation of Vicente Dolz (Spain). To make this tree we need seven flower units for the branches, one piece for the trunk, and a star. The following step-by-step video will show you how to make Vicente’s origami [...]

An Origami Tree to Celebrate All Mothers thumbnail

A tree is symbolic of the maternal attributes of protection, nurturing energies, stability, shelter and security. An origami tree is a lovely hand-made gift that can express our thanks to all our mothers. It’s also perfect to celebrate the blessings of nature and Mother Earth. In addition to this origami tree there are many other [...]

An Origami Tree of Hearts thumbnail

A TREE WITHIN A tree grew inside my head. It grew inside, an origami tree of hearts. It’s roots are veins its branches nerves, thoughts its tangled foliage. Your glance sets it on fire, and its fruits of shade are blood apples and paper hearts. —————–Day breaks in the body’s night. There, within, inside my head, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Origami Crane: Easy Tutorial and Twelve Fun Facts thumbnail

The orizuru (折鶴 ori- “folded,” tsuru “crane”), or paper crane, is a design that is considered to be the most classic of all Japanese origami. The crane is a traditional origami figure, auspicious in Japanese culture. Legend says that anyone who folds one thousand paper cranes will have their heart’s desire come true. For those [...]

How to Make a Cute Origami Dress -Fifties Fashion thumbnail

If you make this origami dress, I guarantee you will fall in love with it and you’ll probably end up folding a whole line of dresses to fill your closet. Who wouldn’t want a closet full of such delightful origami dresses! Since it folds flat, you can use it to paste on an Artist Trading [...]