Origami Tulip

The origami tulip is a favourite model of mine: it is relatively simple and looks so sweet when bunched together with other tulips, or different types of flowers.

Use lovely colourful paper for this one, it will brighten your day!

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Video Instructions

Diagram Instructions

1. Start with your paper coloured side up. Fold in half, then in half again, as shown. Crease well, then open out again.
2. Turn the paper over and fold in half diagonally and in both directions. Crease well and open out once again.
3. Holding the points shown, bring them both down to the centre point on the bottom line. Flatten model. This is called a waterbomb base.
4. Fold bottom corners of front flaps up to the top corner. Repeat this on the back as well.
5. Turn the front flap to the left, like turning the pages in a book.
Do the same to the other side of the model.
6. Move the upper flaps toward each other, and tuck one into the other, as far as it goes.
7. When you flatten this, make sure the distances A & B shown are equal.
8. Repeat steps 6 & 7 on back of model, to get this.
9. Blow into base of tulip to inflate and shape the flower.

10. Peel each petal down, slowly and carefully. Your tulip is now finished.

You can pair it with the flower stem as pictured.

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Origami Tulip

1. Start with your paper coloured side up. 

Fold in half, then in half again, as shown. Crease well, then open out again.

2. Turn the paper over and fold in half diagonally and in both directions. Crease well and open out once again.
3. Holding the points shown, bring them both down to the centre point on the bottom line. Flatten model. This is called a waterbomb base.
4. Fold the top triangle into the centre and unfold. Using this crease, open out the triangle and flatten.
5. You’ll need to repeat step 4 on all four of the flaps of the waterbomb base. The model will now look like this. 6. On the uppermost diamond, fold the outside corners into the centre line, crease well then open. 7. Fold the whole model in half and open.
8. Using the creases made in step 6 and 7, lift the bottom point of the model (the uppermost layer only) up to the top point, bringing in the sides of the model at the same time, as shown.
9. Repeat steps 6, 7 and 8 on each if the four sides. The model should now look like this. 10. Now fold down each of these triangles, on all four sides. 11. Rotate model upside down, so the open part is at the top.
12. Fold the outer flaps toward the centre and flatten. 13. Repeat step 12 on all four sides of the model. The model should now look like this. 14. Fold down all petals, opening the flower as you go.
Completed Lily!

Origami Lily

1. Start with a square piece of paper, coloured side up. Fold in half one way, then open. Then fold in half the other way and open.
2. Turn the paper over to the white side. Fold the paper in half, crease well and open, and then fold again in the other direction.
3. Using the creases you have made, bring the top 3 corners of the model down to the bottom corner. Flatten model.
4. Fold top triangular flaps into the centre and unfold.
5. Fold top of model downwards, crease well and unfold.
6. Open the uppermost flap of the model, bringing it upwards and pressing the sides of the model inwards at the same time. Flatten down, creasing well.
7. Turn model over and repeat steps 4-6 on the other side.
8. Fold front flap down.
9. Fold back flap down.
10. On the top layer, fold the top corners in to the centre line, and repeat on back.
11. Form the wing by lifting up from the inside, and twisting the wing forwards, then squashing down. Repeat for other wing.
12. Fold top of model down as shown.
13. Fold back up along crease shown.
14. Fold whole top down along crease shown.
15. Cut ONLY TOP layer, along the line shown.
16. Fold top flaps upwards to form feet.
17. Turn owl over and cut slits through the top layer only as shown.
18. Turn back over and lift up the ears. Finshed owl.

Origami Owl

KURA-KURA

1. Start with your paper white side up. 

Fold in half, as shown, and open.

2. Now fold the top corner down to the bottom corner
3. Fold the outside corners in to the centre line.
4. Fold these same triangles upwards to the top point
5. Fold only the uppermost layers outwards as shown 6. Cut ONLY the top layer up to the centre of the model
7. Fold out the bottom flaps as you did in Step 5. 8. Fold the 2 sides in to the centrew, and the top point downwards as shown.
9. Now fold up Turn Over, your Tortoise is finished!

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