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

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, [...]

Yellow Butterflies in Tribute to Gabriel García Márquez thumbnail

As have mentioned in another post, the yellow butterflies fluttering about Mauricio Babilonia in One Hundred Years of Solitude is an image that has stayed imprinted in my mind since reading that wonderful book. These butterflies were my gateway to Gabriel García Márquez’s world of magical realism. Today I join the universal chorus of fans [...]

Make a Rainbow of Origami Butterflies thumbnail

Do you like origami butterflies? What about origami boxes? Let’s then combine these two model concepts and see what we get! This origami butterfly opens into a box. It’s perfect for a note to your sweetheart or maybe to mom on her birthday or mother’s day. When I see butterflies I think of the warm sweet [...]

What to Give Someone Who Likes Origami thumbnail

Are you looking for a good present for someone who likes origami? An origami book is always well received, but Michael LaFosse’s Origami Butterflies: Elegant Designs from a Master Folder might be exactly the special book you are looking for. Read on to find out why. For those people who know the work of Michael [...]

Origami for Beginners: What a Bicycle Racer Can Teach Us thumbnail

Origami butterfly by Evi Binzinger. Video instruction below.——- What principles for cycling success can apply to origami for beginners? In this year’s centennial edition of the Tour de France, 2013, I watched with joy the masterful cycling performance displayed by the 23-year-old Colombian cyclist, Nairo Quintana. A newcomer to the Tour de France this year, I [...]