How to Make a Paper Shelf –Perfect for Origami Models and Miniatures

Looking for an elegant and easy way to display the origami figures you make? Or perhaps for a collection of miniatures or toys? This easy-to-make paper shelf is a perfect way to showcase your treasures! The designer of this shelf, V’Ann Cornelius, used these origami shelves for the many exhibitions she helped organize at the … Read more

Book Review: Tomoko Fuse’s Origami Art

If you, or someone you know, loves origami, or paper as an expressive artistic medium, Tomoko Fuse’s Origami Art: Works by a Modern Master is the perfect book to add to a personal library, or to give as a gift. In this book, we find a remarkable collection of Tomoko Fuse‘s impressive work. Tomoko Fuse’s … Read more

How to Make a Paper Starshade

This origami Starshade is a model of an actual device NASA developed to block the light of nearby stars in while observing their orbiting exoplanets. Making the paper model is fun and relatively easy. You need a little patience and some time. If you are new to origami, I have made a video with a … Read more

Origami or the Art of Creating Meaningful Connections

In a previous post, I asked people to share how they got into origami and “how has origami contributed to your life.” In response, my inbox overflowed with the most wonderful heartfelt responses where many of you shared with me your story about just how meaningful origami is in your life. This gives me great … Read more

Origami Blue Butterfly Boxes

I must be dreaming of summer and we’re still far from spring because lately, I keep thinking of butterflies. Whenever I see a butterfly I remember the warm sweet smelling slopes of the Andes mountains of my native country, Colombia, and that time a friend took me to the banks of a river and we … Read more

How to Make an Origami Pig and Candy Box

Do you love origami animals? Do you like origami boxes? A couple of weeks ago, I received a letter from Rhonda, an Origami Spirit follower, suggesting the following: “I like the Cat and Candy Box and your origami tutorial is easy to follow.   I was wondering if you could make the same box but for a … Read more