Winter Solstice Origami Festival –Let’s Celebrate the Holidays!

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 … Read more

What Origami do I Fold Today? Get some Inspiration here!

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 … Read more

How to Make a Paper Fortune Cookie -Use it as a Party Favor!

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 … Read more

How to Make a Paper Heart -It’s a Fortune Heart!

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 … Read more

Make an Origami Bee for Bee Awareness!

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 … Read more

Make an Easy Origami Card for Mom

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. Tips to make an easy greeting card for … Read more

Make an Origami Heart in Less than Five Minutes

This origami heart is another versatile and easy model designed by Francis Ow, a master known for his paper heart designs and excellent work on modular origami . You can make this paper heart in less than five minutes and use it for Valentine’s day and on many other occasions! Thank you Francis for giving your permission to present this heart model. Tips … Read more

How to Make a Lovely Paper Butterfly in Less Than 6 Minutes

Here in the Northern hemisphere the prospect of winter is full upon us. But spring can always be in our hearts and any time of year is a perfect time to make this adorable origami butterfly! I am very excited to present this new paper butterfly, designed by my friend and much admired origami designer, … Read more

How a Paper Heart can Help You Stay Healthy

Origami hearts are fun to make and can be used for many purposes: to express love on Valentine’s day; to give as a gift on mother’s day, or father’s day, or for a sweetheart, or to make amends at whatever time of the year. Remarkably, a paper origami heart can even help us stay healthy! An … Read more