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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 [...]

How to Make a Cute Origami Dress -Fifties Fashion thumbnail

If you make this origami dress, I guarantee you will fall in love with it and you’ll probably end up folding a whole line of dresses to fill your closet. Who wouldn’t want a closet full of such delightful origami dresses! Since it folds flat, you can use it to paste on an Artist Trading [...]

How to Make an Origami Hen-Basket thumbnail

If you have been following Origami Spirit for a while, you might be aware of how much we love Origami Hens, Origami Roosters, and Origami Chicks! To add to the flock of paper chickens featured in the past, I’m delighted to present here this Hen-Basket, a creation of the prolific artist José Meeusen (Netherlands). You [...]

Origami Chicken -It’s a chick and it’s a box! thumbnail

I just received and watched an adorable video of my two-year-old nephew, Emilio, playing the drum and singing Los Pollitos (The little chicks). Los Pollitos is a Spanish-language nursery rhyme and one of the first songs children learn not only in Colombia, but in many other Spanish-speaking countries (lyrics below*). In a previous post, we made origami [...]

Hen-Basket -A Favorite Model from an Origami Convention! thumbnail

A couple of weeks ago I hopped across the Atlantic for the sole purpose of attending an origami convention. My destination was Nottingham in Great Britain where one of the biannual meetings of the British Origami Society was taking place. The gathering exceeded all my expectations both in opportunities to learn new models, to meet [...]