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How to Make an Origami Tiger thumbnail

Were you born in the Year of the Tiger? Maybe you have a family member or special friend who was born under the powerful Tiger sign. I have three Happy Tigers in my tribe, all born in a year of the Tiger. What do you think they’ll soon receive to celebrate their special year? Hint: [...]

What to do With Your Origami Stars! thumbnail

Many people ask me: “What should I do with my collection of origami stars?” In the video below, you can see an easy and fun way to display this collection of paper stars as a decoration for the holidays. Are you into origami stars? Make a wreath! Additionally, in this post you can find fourteen [...]

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 [...]

How to Make an Origami Ghost thumbnail

This two-piece Gliding Ghost is fun and easy to make with paper you already have at home! This is part of a collection of many other tutorials of origami for Halloween featured in Origami Spirit. The head is folded from the traditional water-bomb base and the body can be made with rectangular paper. This is a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]