These diagrams will show you how to make an easy origami bell. This is a great little model to fold for Christmas and it makes an excellent little Christmas tree decoration.

If you run into any trouble we recommend you check out our Beginner’s Guide to Origami which will teach you all the basic folds and techniques.

Bell Step 1

Step1) Fold the paper in half and unfold so you have a crease down the middle to use as a guide. Then fold both sides to the centre along the dotted line.

Bell Step 2

Step 2) Fold both sides behind the model along the dotted line.

Bell Step 3

Step 3) Make a Pleat along the dotted lines.

Bell Step 4

Step 4) Make another larger Pleat along the dotted lines.

Bell Step 5

Step 5) Fold the top part of the paper down along the dotted line.

Bell Step 6

Step 6) Fold the top flaps of paper on each side down along the dotted lines. Crease them well and then unfold them.

Bell Step 7

Step 7) Fold the sides towards the centre while also folding the top flaps of paper back down along the existing creases.

Bell Step 8

Step 8) Fold the bottom of the paper up along the dotted line.

Bell Step 9

Step 9) Fold the two bottom corners up along the dotted line.

Bell Step 10

Step 10) Turn the paper over.

Bell Step 11

The completed origami bell

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