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Make a “Day of the Dead” composition or collage using at least two figures shown on an Origami Spirit video tutorial “Day of the Dead series“. DEADLINE: November Nov 2, 2014 6pm (New York City time) Read all the rules in the video. Participate in this contest and win a prize. There will be three [...]

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During the last weekend of June this year, in New York City, more than six hundred and fifty origami lovers met for four days of learning, teaching, exhibiting and sharing in all aspects of origami. At origami conventions there is usually a bit of everything and enough of it to please those who love origami [...]

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED! Winners announced in a video below. Watch this video and participate in our Earth Day and Arbor Day giveaway. Three sets of seasons-magnets will be raffled among those who participate. The magnets, featuring trees representing the four seasons, are my interpretation of a tree designed by Nguyễn Hùng Cường (Vietnam). Each magnet features [...]

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My hair is long and I often wear it in braid. Last year I saw this origami girl, with her brown long braided hair, on a poster, announcing the Pacific Coast OrigamiUSA Convention (PCOC) 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. I knew my inner playful girl was calling me to attend. Origami conventions are always fun! [...]

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World Origami Days 2013  ~  Our celebration is  here! World Origami Days, held each year from October 24 to November 11, is a 2-1/2 week celebration of the international community of origami! To join the celebration you are invited to: Watch this 2-minute video carefully. Make a best guess as to the maximum number of [...]

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There are many reasons why I like using Facebook. Keeping in touch with faraway family and friends is convenient; reconnecting with old friends has been rewarding. But the one thing I enjoy most is being able to meet and exchange ideas with other people online who practice the art of origami.  So, how about celebrating [...]

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If you ever have the opportunity to attend an origami convention, don’t miss that opportunity! I’m just back from another mega origami convention in New York City  (June 21-25, 2013).  And as always, it was delicious fun, fun, fun!! It is a delight for me to learn, to meet all those wonderful friends who love the [...]

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On Saturday November 10th, 2012 from 11am – 4pm, World Origami Days (WOD) will be celebrated at the One Corner Gallery, 39 School Street, in Arlington, VT. World Origami Days is a two-week international celebration honoring the art of Origami. This global event traditionally begins October 24th, the birthday of Lillian Oppenheimer (1898-1992), founder of [...]

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To celebrate World Origami Days* 2012, we are giving away one of these original origami brooches, designed and folded by Leyla Torres,. Visit the Origami Spirit Youtube channel to watch this 2-minute video for details and a chance to win this FREE origami brooch gilded with 23K gold leaf. Deadline November 11th, 2012 6pm (NY [...]