Origami Sharks for Shark Awareness Day

Magnificent Origami Sharks to Celebrate Shark Awareness Day

Today, July 14th is Shark Awareness Day. Sharks can definitely be ferocious predators but they do get a bad reputation. Many people are scared of sharks but the truth is that they're way more threatened by people than we are of them. Shark Awareness…

Origami Kusudamas

25 More Incredible Looking Origami Kusudamas

It's time to take another look at origami kusudamas. A kusudama is essentially a modular paper model made up of various units assembled into a ball-like shape. They're often quite beautiful with very interesting shapes and amazing colour schemes.…

Papercraft Farm Animals

Fantastic Origami Farm Animals to Fold When You’re Cooped Up

In this post we're going to take a look at a group of excellent paper farm animals. These are the standard sorts of animals you'd expect to see on a farm such as cows, pigs, sheep, etc. We'll start off with these two adorable sheep from Gen…

Canadian Flag

Canadian Themed Origami to Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday

July 1st is the national day of Canada which celebrates the day when Canada officially became a country on July 1, 1876. This year is Canada's 150th birthday and since I'm Canadian I figured I should definitely put together a post featuring Canadian…

Amazing Mythological Origami Creations You Have to See to Believe

Amazing Mythological Origami Creations You Have to See to Believe

In this post we're going to take a look at a ton of different mythological creatures and figures from cultures all over the world. First up is an origami version of Sleipnir, the 8-legged horse from Norse mythology. Sleipnir is the "best of all…

Origami Tessellations

25 Incredible Origami Tessellations that Could Go on Forever

Origami Tessellations are a very interesting and unique use of paper. Especially if you appreciate the mathematics and design behind them. In a previous post we talked about the different kinds of tessellations and a bit of the history behind them.…

Origami Butterflies

Paper Metamorphosis, Beautiful Looking Origami Butterflies

Butterflies are a very popular thing to fold out of paper. Just like in real life you can use all kinds of different colours of paper to make all kinds of different colours of butterflies. In this post we're going to take a look at some of our…

Jumping Frog

How to Fold an Easy Origami Jumping Frog

These easy to follow instructions will show you how to fold a traditional origami jumping frog. This frog can actually jump pretty far if you press down on it’s back! When you fold this model the paper will get pretty thick near the end.…

Origami Butterfly

How to Fold an Easy Origami Butterfly

These instructions will walk you through how to fold a traditional origami butterfly. It’s a pretty simple design and all you need is a square sheet of paper. Are you ready? Let’s get started. Step 1) Start with a…

Origami Box

How to Fold a Traditional Origami Box – Masu Box

These instructions will show you how to make a traditional origami box also known as a masu box. Masu boxes were originally a square wooden box used to measure portions of rice during the feudal period in Japan. Masu boxes came in all kinds of…

Dinosaurs

23 Pterrific Dinosaurs Expertly Folded from Paper

Dinosaurs continue to be some of my favourite things to fold so in this post we're going to take a look at another fantastic round of origami dinosaurs. Kaede Nakamura has designed an excellent Styracosaurus. Finding a way to fold all those horns…

Origami Vending Machine in Uchiko Japan

Adorable Vending Machine Selling Origami Turns up in Rural Japan

Japan is known for having some pretty interesting vending machines that sell almost anything you can imagine. Recently one vending machine that appeared in the rural town of Uchiko and has become very popular on the Internet. This vending machine…