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Origami Lucky Stars for a Birthday Party Invitation Card

When one of my nieces turned twelve, she and I had a good idea on how to create origami-related invitation cards for her birthday party. Here are the steps: Make about three dozen tiny origami lucky stars of different colors. Use strips of paper about 7 1/2 inch x 3/8 inch. Watch the video below … Read more

Ten Benefits of Origami

Here is a video with instructions to fold an Abundance Hen. Go ahead, fold something today, and tell us how you like it! Do you have more reasons why to practice origami? Please share them in here.

Decorating Paper to fold Butterflies

There are different ways to color paper for origami. The paper used to make these striking origami butterflies was colored onion skin paper, which is originally white (it is also strong, thin, crisp, translucent, and folds easily). This particular model is called Origamido Butterfly and it was designed by Michael LaFosse. Video: demonstration on how … Read more

Reuse Tissue Paper to Make Origami Mushrooms

As a Christmas gift, we received a box of oranges from an old family friend. Each orange was wrapped in a square of white tissue paper, featuring a green circular design with red type in the center. Oranges are my favorite fruit, but looking at the contents of the box, I couldn’t decide if I … Read more