Make This Delightful Paper Bat for Halloween

This is an origami bat with  great battitude and batsonality! It flutters into our spooky space to join a growing  group of  origami models for Halloween  previously featured in Origami Spirit. Jennifer Linderman –artist, teacher and a wonderfully creative friend of mine, is the designer of this bat. Folding it makes me wish to be a … Read more

Oink! Make an Origami Pig

Creating origami animals is always a magical exercise. Make this origami pig and fall under the spell of transforming a piece of paper into a charming and recognizable creature. No glue or scissors needed, only your hands and fingers, and a square piece of paper! Although the pig might have negative symbolic references in different … Read more

Drop Everything and Make this Origami Dog!

Stop working! Stop browsing the Internet! Instead, fold this charming dog, now!  I’m serious! You’ll love it!! From the kingdom of origami animals this is a really cute one, and is now, hands down, one of my favorite origami action models. Have you seen Toy Story? Do you remember Slinky? Here in this model we have … Read more

Origami Cat Love

Do you like origami hearts? What about origami cats? This sweet and easy heart is the creation of Brians Tjipto (Indonesia). The model has a pointy flap that forms a convenient pocket into which a love message or  romantic invitation can be placed. Additionally, I thought to add a small cat head as an expression … Read more

A Cute Origami Cat -It’s a Box Too! (Version 2 of 2)

Origami Cat-Box –Version 2 (Designed by Leyla Torres) In the previous post I shared a delightful origami Cat-box created by Gay Merrill Gross. Using Gay’s cat as a springboard, I felt inspired to design my own version of this cat-box model. Filled with candy corn it will be a charming Halloween cat. It can also … Read more

A Cute Origami Cat -It’s a Box Too! (Version 1 of 2)

Do you like origami cats? What about origami boxes? Gay Merrill Gross has combined two traditional origami figures –a cat’s head and a Sanbo box, and designed this delightful origami cat-box! This two-piece origami cat-box is the perfect model to fill with candy or other small items to give away as a present on a … Read more

Make an Easy Origami Sheep

If you make this origami sheep I guarantee you will fall in love with this charming paper creature. You’ll probably end up folding a flock! I had shown this origami sheep previously on Origami Spirit as part of an Artist Trading Card (ATC) event. And now I am so pleased to be able to share … Read more

Origami Elephant Display, World-Record Attempt –Help Needed!‏‎

In the 1930’s it is estimated that there were  7-10 million elephants alive worldwide. Today that number is considerably smaller and declining rapidly. PLEASE contribute origami elephants to raise awareness of the endangered status of elephants worldwide! The Zoological Society of London and Whipsnade Zoo are attempting to break the World Record for the most … Read more