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This craft category is a huge collection of free origami instructions  & crafts with paper folding! Various free origami instructions: holiday origami decorations ( origami Christmas tree ornaments,origami Halloween decors, origami Easter decors ), seasonal paper folding ideas ( paper flowers, spring decors with origami ), origami jewelry and accessory, easy origami diagrams for kids ( paper folding for kids ), origami tutorials ( origami for beginners, step-by-step origami tutorials, basic folds ), DIY gifts with origami ( origami gift boxes, money folding instructions, origami gift cards ) .. and many other creative craft ideas with origami (paper folding)!
DIY Easy origami pumkins - halloweend craft for kids
Today Pink stripey socks sharing a super easy paper folding tutorial with us on how to fold a fun origami Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin! These directions surely will be clear enough for you to make your own fun origami pumpkins with the kids! This Halloween kids craft project is absolutely suitable for kids of all ages ( with a little help ). The origami pumpkin's faces give them such different personalities, don't you think? This easy origami project can be a perfect addition to your Halloween party decor or fall decor (without faces). Glue the mini paper pumpkins to a string and create a fun frugal fall garland with them! It will be perfect for the classroom as well! . . .
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DIY super cute (kawaii) mini nutella notebook
We absolutely love kawaii crafts ! Look at this super cute kawaii Nutella notebook! Can a DIY notebook be more sweet? Nothing quite like paper crafts for kids, especially easy ones like this. You only need one sheet of paper to make these paper books and guess what,no glue! We like today’s mini notebook, because not only can you decorate it in whatever way you wish,but you can also shape it a little which opening up the cuteness decorating factor. As you can see she went for a jar of Nutella! We LOVE Nutella! and hopefully you will love this oh so cute Nutella Notebook DIY too! . . .
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DIY Origami starburst wreath - easy frugal fall decor
Do you like to decorate your home for each season frugally? We enjoy making frugal, super easy but still  gorgeous paper fall/autumn decorations, but what we really love is involving kids in the decorating process. Kid-made decor is our favorite! Here is a project your older kids might enjoy trying – an origami starburst wreath. With some simple folding, you can craft a colorful paper wreath to hang in your home. We love how this autumn-inspired wreath turned out! You can use any scrap papers such as : wrapping paper, tea bags and even simple plain A4 printer sheets to create gorgeous wreaths, greeting cards or even Christmas tree ornaments with this easy origami model! . . .
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DIY Origami mushroom - easy fall craft for kids with paper folding
It’s a perfect time to celebrate autumn with a pretty and fun mushroom craft. This origami mushroom is vibrant and fun looking just like a real mushroom (and of course this paper fall decor is absolutely not poisonous! Even the little origami worm enjoys it! ) This paper folded mushroom is crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft. Visit this this step-by-step picture tutorial on how to make these pretty paper mushroomsFold a few fun toadstools and paper worms to spice up your autumn home decor or the classroom's decor with the kids, they will surely enjoy creating these fun little paper mushrooms! . . .
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DIY Articulated dragon puppet ( free printable template)
Make an articulated dragon puppet from paper with a free printable puppet template! Have you ever thought of what it would be like to have a pet dragon? If we consult literary sources, they differ on this account: a dragon brought quite a bit of trouble to Hagrid, but if we take Daenerys, she made good use of hers! One way or another, it’s a fascinating subject for daydreamers to ponder over! Especially for kids. Could they ride on a dragon’s back? Could they roast marshmallows with its fire? A fun pet it would make! Besides the dragon template that you can download from Adventure in a box for free, you’ll need some card stock, glue (white glue in a bottle or a glue stick) and bamboo skewers to create this super fun origami dragon puppet! . . .
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DIY Money bonbon (boy of money) - creative way to gift money
Money is always a good choice as a gift if you doesn't know what to make or buy for a special occasion, but sometimes gifting money can be boring and maybe even embarrassing. This time spice up money gifting with a brilliant and super easy idea: the money bonbon!  To create this creative box of money you will need: and empty chocolate bonbon box,  money and a little creativity in how to place the bills and coins. This money bonbon box can be a great and fun birthday, Christmas or wedding present! This gift idea will be a great hit at any party (and not just because the money content)! . . .
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How to make a paper boat – origami for kids
We love doing simple origami and this time we’re going to learn how to make a paper boat – a summer favorite! Andreja has done quite a few awesome origami tutorials for kids and each of them is a must make! We loved to make these  easy origami boats as a kid (the exact same ones) and we loved to play with them even more – we would sail them in the bathtub, puddles and lakes and when possible even have boat races with other neighborhood kids. So grab some colorful (origami) paper and fold a few origami boats with the kids and do a fun summer boat race! . . .
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DIY Cute origami mermaid - paper folding for kids
Looking for the cutest origami summer craft ever?  That means that it's time for mermaid crafts! What better way to inspire some summer crafting then this uber cute origami mermaid? Put this craft on your summer-to-do list!  It's a must for all mermaid-loving kiddos! We love making cute origami projects! Origami (especially the beginner models) is simple, and you don't need special and expensive craft materials to create some gorgeous artworks with it! You can use this cute origami mermaid as a piece of your summer decor, or glue it to a stick and use as a fun paper puppet! This paper folding model is an absolute beginner one so it can be a great summer project for your kids! . . .
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DIY origami jumping frogs - easy paper folding instructions
Are you looking for a super easy and fun origami diagram which can be a perfect starting origami project for kids? Teach your kids to make origami jumping frogs and watch whose frog could jump the furthest and who could get his/her frog to land on it’s feet more often. These cute little origami frogs are pretty easy to fold, so most upper elementary age kids will have no trouble with them. Click the buttons below for full instructions on how to fold your own origami jumping frog. These frogs are a little easier to fold if you have origami paper, since it’s nice and thin , but you can really use any square piece of paper. Once your frog is folded, press down on the folded “legs” with the tip of your finger, then quickly slide your finger off to make the frog jump. . . .
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DIY Ninja star fidget Spinner ( only paper without bearings)
Do you love origami (paper folding), simple frugal craft ideas and fidget spinners? Make a cool origami ninja star fidget spinner!  All you need is the fidget spinner no bearing mechanism – a super easy and simple way to make your origami ninja star spin, which can be found at Red Ted Art's brilliant blog! So watch this nice step-by-step paper fidget spinner tutorial and learn how to make your own paper ninja star fidget spinner DIY without bearing or expensive craft materials! This easy paper craft can be a perfect craft project for your kids, because it grants hours of fun! You can find the ninja star base >>here<< . . .
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How to make folded  paper (origami) bracelets - craft for kids
We love simple but clever craft ideas which involves gorgeous water color patterns and requires only simple household materials such as a plain sheet of A4 paper! This origami (paper folded) bracelet is a brilliant way to ignite your inner creativity and create gorgeous jewelries from out of almost nothing! To make a folded paper (origami) bracelet you need to begin by cutting lots of strips of paper. The strips need to be 12cms x 3cms (bigger or smaller as long as the size ratio is 1:4).They would make an unusual and one of a kind gift don’t you think!? You can fold a really big one to make a crown as well! . . .
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How to make a paper vase sleeve - easy geometric home decor
Do you have an ugly old chipped vase? Turn it into a gorgeous, modern, stylish home decor piece with a few folds and a single sheet of copy paper! Brilliant recycling craft idea, isn't it? This geometric paper vase sleeve is super easy to make and its also very addictive! Once you understand the folds, you can't stop making them. You can use regular white copy/printer paper or construction paper  to create your own gorgeous modern home decor pieces! Of course you can recycle other materials to create the vase: such as plastic bottles, glass bottles, mason jars, or tin cans! Cover some mason jars with this paper origami vase cover and voilá' you have a chick and inexpensive office stationary holder! . . .
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Easy origami money cat - paper folding for beginners
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to fold an origami money cat ! This super cute origami cat is a perfect paper folding model for beginners as well, so grab a few sheets of colorful paper and fold yourself an adorable sitting cat! To fold this cute origami cat you will need a 20cm x 20cm paper cut into rectangles of approximate ratio of a dollar bill. Of course you can use a dollar bill to fold this model, so this way this adorable cat can be  a great gift for any occasion four your cat lover friends and family members! . . .
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Cute little origami elephant - easy paper folding model
Watch this nice origami tutorial and video instruction on how to make an adorable little origami elephant with a single sheet of colorful paper! Elephants have been admired by humans for many centuries, because hey are intelligent and humble animals. Elephants have the largest brains of all mammals! In the application of feng shui, the elephant is considered a sacred symbol. Although it is often used to symbolize power, wisdom, strength and fertility, it can also be used to symbolize longevity, good luck and success. It can act as the grantor of wishes and as the protector of the household. So fold this cute little elephant and use it as a home decor or give as a good luck gift to your friends! . . .
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DIY easy to make origami lotus flower (paper folding)
The lotus flower symbolizes purity and enlightenment. It is also associated with rebirth and divinity. Watch the step-by-step instruction on how to make this beautiful lotus flower. What can be better than an inexpensive,quick, but still gorgeous and colorful spring decor which involves flowers? These beautiful paper origami (spring) flower can be made literally in minutes and they will spice up any boring wall space in your house! You can use the paper folded flowers to decorate the kids' room at any time of the year, if you are not into spring decors. With this super video paper folding tutorial you can make a few origami flower with your kids from a few sheets of colorful origami paper. . . .
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DIY Easy paper dolls with accordion fold - kids craft idea
Watch this step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make these adorable and super easy to make paper accordion fold dolls! This easy DIY doll making tutorial will teach you how to make a fun and easy paper doll with the kids using a simple origami (accordion) fold and a few sheets of colorful paper. As you can see the supplies for this beautiful paper doll are absolutely inexpensive! Once you have mastered the accordion fold making these paper dolls will be a piece of cake, even with the smallest crafty kids! You can use these beautiful paper dolls to decorate the classroom or you can use them as a nice addition to a Mother's day gift card!  . . .
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DIY Amazing paper rose - origami flower gift topper
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to fold this cute paper rose from simple origami curler units. Unbelievable, but simple colorful paper is all you need to make these gorgeous origami flowers (gift toppers). Take small squares of copy paper with a side-lenght of 7 cm. Use these beautiful paper roses for handmade greeting cards for Mother’s day, Valentine’s Day or birthdays OR decorate a gift box,a spring mantel or other craft projects with them. You can also DIY these handmade paper flowers and give them as gift to your mom, grandmother, sister, friend or someone else special. You can fold several paper roses and make a cute origami bouquet for your wedding as . . .
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DIY Easy hinged origami gift box - paper folding
Watch this great step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a modular origami hinged box with lids that open to the sides, this origami gift box would make a very neat wedding ring box! Although this  origami model requires a bit of measuring and marking thirds, it’s very simple when you’ve got the hang of it. The best paper to use would be thicker paper like construction paper, thin card maybe, but not really thin origami paper. . . .
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Easy DIY origami money shirt tutorial (paper folding)
This step-by-step origami video tutorial will teach you how to make an origami shirt from money or rectangular paper! This origami money shirt  is super easy to make and it can be a great gift for dads or boyfriends! So learn how to make the simplest of money origami - the dollar bill shirt! This easy origami shirt is also awesome for decorating greetings cards! Whether this is for your dad, husband, boyfriend or colleague, they will appreciate the extra time and effort spent on a handmade greetings card. For this easy to make origami dollar bill shirt, you'll need - a dollar bill! ( If you'd like to use origami paper instead, the dimensions don't matter, just make sure it's a long rectangle. ) . . .
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Beautiful DIY origami rose - paper flower (paper folding)
Are you looking for a cheap but still beautiful and easy to make  spring home decor or mother's day gift? Try these cute origami (paper folded) rose! This gorgeous but surprisingly easy origami rose consists of 6 simple modules. These origami roses /flowers can be  perfect flowery gifts for any occasions (imagine them as a mother's day or a wedding bouquet!) You can fold the origami flowers from any type of paper (you don't need to buy special origami paper, even a simple sheet of gift wrapping paper works well). Despite the look this paper folding project is also suitable for kids! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial on how to fold . . .
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DIY Easy origami flower bowl - paperfolding
Learn how to make a pretty origami flower bowl, dish or plate! It’s great to display jewelry or serve candies & snacks. We like the fact that you can use paper with the color or pattern only on one side,because when it’s complete you don’t see the white side! This origami serving dish works best with paper that's a bit thicker or has a texture. Even though you have to cut the square to be a pentagon, and fold the bowl in on itself, you get a surprisingly big bowl. Fold some gorgeous origami flower bowls for your upcoming party with this nice step-by-step video tutorial with PaperKawaii! . . .
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DIY Gorgeous origami spring flowers (paper folding)
What can be better than an inexpensive,quick, but still gorgeous and colorful spring decor which involves flowers? These beautiful paper origami (spring) flowers can be made literally in minutes and they will spice up any boring wall space in your house! You can use the paper folded flowers to decorate the kids' room at any time of the year, if you are not into spring decors. With this super video paper folding tutorial you can make a few origami flower with your kids from a few sheets of colorful origami paper or from leftover wrapping papers (even wrapping paper pieces will working well with this origami project)! . . .
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DIY Origami spring flower (tulip) greeting card - paper folding
Are you looking for a frugal but still beautiful and easy to make  spring home decor or mother's day gift? Try these gorgeous origami (paper folded) tulip greeting cards! They can be perfect flowery gifts for Mother's day or other special occasions! You can make the origami tulip flower cards with any type of colorful paper (you don't need special origami paper, even simple (Christmas) wrapping paper works well). This spring tulip flower gift card is also a easy and fun spring kids craft project. You can use the paper origami tulips ( and their parts) to make other spring decorations just as wreaths, bouquets or a flower garlands! . . .
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Origami Easter bunny baskets (paper folding)
Are you looking for an adorable and decorative little Easter treat box that almost cost nothing? If yes, this origami bunny Easter treat box is a perfect paper craft project for you!  this nice  step-by-step origami tutorial will help you to fold these cute rabbit baskets! You can use various types of paper to fold it, it will look gorgeous from normal white printer papers or leftover wrapping papers as well as origami papers. This paper bunny basket can be a cute addition to your spring decor or Easter table, or you can give them as sweet gifts stuffed with delicious Easter treats! . . .
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DIY Origami Easter egg cups (paper folding)
Is it too early to start making Easter crafts? We hope not because we've already found million craft ideas and we can't wait to start sharing them with you! For this time we brought to you a beautiful paper folded (origami) Easter egg holder! Decorate your breakfast table this Easter with these adorable origami egg cups or use them to spice up your painted and ready to be gifted Easter eggs. Super simple, super cute and only take a minute to make.  In this nice step-by-step video origami tutorial  Emma will show you how to make your paper Easter egg cups with simple paper folding. What do you think? Easy peasy, right? . . .
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DIY Giant origami bunny - creative Easter party decor
You can create gorgeous frugal easter decors with origami (paper folding) from a single sheet of paper, so why do not use this talent and make fun huge statues with it? Maybe origami on a large scale is not exactly easy-as-pie, but the results are soo worth it! Just look at these fun Easter bunnies! This paper origami bunny statue can be a great Easter party decor, but  the best: you can use this fun craft idea and make other origami figures in giant as well!  If you haven't got large paper pieces (or money to buy them) just glue a few smaller sheets together and let them dry before folding! (You can glue together newspaper and magazine pages as well , and  paint it into a fun color after it's folded) . . .
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Easy origami paper dress - paper folding
We love origami (paper folding), because with this easy papercraft technique we can create lots of fun inexpensive decors and gifts from  a little colorful paper or leftover wrapping papers! This cute spring/summer origami dress is perfect to decorate your girl's next birthday party, create an adorable invitation card (or gift card), OR just make some for fun! With this beginner step-by-step origami tutorial making one colorful paper dress will be a piece of cake! You can make the origami dresses from any type and color paper, it will be gorgeous in any form! You can add small embellishments to the paper folded dresses (such as rhinestones, ribbons etc) or you can leave them plain. . . .
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Origami paper Valentine's hearts - paper folding
Are you looking for an easy last minute Valentine's day gift? Make some of these fun and easy origami (folded paper) hearts! You can hide small messages / gifts inside these fun hears or just use them to spice up you romantic Valentine's day or wedding decoration! With this nice step-by-step video origami tutorial you can learn how to make these fun paper hearts in minutes. Of course you can make the Valentine's hearts in any color and size that fits into the occasion or your home decor! Paper folding is one of our favorite craft techniques because its inexpensive, fun and versatile! . . .
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5 Easy DIY Valentine's day gifts and room decor ideas
Love is all we need! This video tutorial will help you to prove or show your love with easy DIY Valentine's day gifts and decorations. You'll find out how to make a paper heart garland, 3D Valentine's Card, fluffy pom-pom hearts, easy but awesome ring dish of polymer clay, cute sleep mask of felt, and true handmade wall art for those who are in love. These adorable, quick,inexpensive and easy Valwntine's day decor and gift ideas can be real life savers because they can be great last-minute projects as well! Of course you can use these great romantic gift and decor ideas to spice up your wedding as well, because they will look gorgeous in any size and color! . . .
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DIY accordion folded heart garland - Valentine's day decor
If you love simple, inexpensive but still gorgeous decorations you will love this craft idea! This accordion fold heart garland is a super easy and super quick Valentine's day craft, you won't need any special crafting materials or skills to make some! The trick is to cut the shape before folding the hearts! This nice craft blog will teach you how to make this stylish and gorgeous accordion folded heart garland for Valentine's day, for his or her birthday,  or for your upcoming wedding party in no time! This beautiful paper garland will look gorgeous in any size and color! . . .
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Easy origami butterflies - spring decor with paper folding
What can be better than an inexpensive,quick, but still gorgeous and colorful spring decor which involves butterflies? These adorable paper origami butterflies can be made literally in minutes and they will spice up any boring wall space in your house! You can use the paper folded butterflies to decorate the kids' room at any time of the year, if you are not into spring decors. With this super video paper folding tutorial you can make a few origami butterfly with your kids from a few sheets of colorful origami paper or from leftover wrapping papers (even wallpaper pieces will working well with this origami project)! . . .
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DIY easy 3D Christmas tree pop up gift card
This 3D pop up Christmas tree card is the best (last-minute) homemade Christmas gift card because it's super easy to make (even for the smallest crafty hands) and super gorgeous at the same time! With this nice step-by-step origami video tutorial you can whip up a few in minutes with a simple piece of green paper and accordion fold! You can make these adorable Christmas cards  as wrappers for small gifts (photos,tickets,money) or you can simply make some with  heart warming messages/quotes. . . .
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