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Origami Cards and Envelopes

Learning how to make origami cards and origami envelopes is a practical application of your paper folding skills. Instead of spending money on cards for birthdays, anniversaries, and other special occasions, you can make your own unique origami greeting cards. There are instructions for cards to make featuring everything from origami flowers to abstract art patterns.
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Origami Card Making Ideas
Review this slideshow for a wide selection of quick and easy origami card making ideas.

How to Make an Origami Birthday Card
Learn a simple technique for making an origami birthday card that is appropriate for both children and adults.

Origami Printable Thanksgiving Cards to Make
Download an exclusive printable Thanksgiving card design from About Origami, featuring a classic folded paper leaf embellishment.

Easy Origami Christmas Card Ideas
Learn how to make easy origami Christmas cards featuring origami snowflakes and origami Christmas trees. Modular origami techniques make this a good project for beginning paper folders.

How to Make a Cute Origami Valentine Card
Learn how to make a cute origami Valentine card by combining two basic origami projects into one special greeting card design.

Origami Gift Card Envelope
Learn how to make an origami gift card envelope that doubles as a cute ornament for your tree. This Christmas origami project is a unique way to present a gift card to a friend or family member.

Easy Origami Envelope Pattern
Get instructions for how to make an easy origami envelope pattern for mailing homemade greeting cards.

How to Make a Booklet
Folding an easy origami booklet is a great way for beginners to learn origami. This useful origami project has many different applications, ranging from scrapbooks to greeting cards.

Origami Dove Printable Christmas Card
Download exclusive printable papers and learn how to create a pretty origami dove Christmas card.

How to Make an Envelope from Letter Size Paper
Learn how to fold a small origami envelope from a single sheet of 8 1/2 inch x 11 inch letter size paper.

How to Fold an Origami Heart Envelope
Learn how to turn a decorated paper heart into a folded envelope that is perfect for Valentine's Day.

How to Make an Origami Folder
An origami folder is an easy origami project that kids can make to provide a space for storing flash cards or printable card games.

How to Make a 4x6 Photo Storage Envelope
Learn how to fold a 4x6 envelope from a sheet of patterned scrapbook paper. This envelope is great for mailing photos, as well as party invitations and recipe cards.

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