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Origami Bonsai
Origami Bonsai

Origami bonsai folded and photographed by Florina Mitrea.

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If you've ever been fascinated by an origami flower arrangement that looks exactly like a vase of freshly picked flowers, you were probably looking at origami bonsai. Benjamin John Coleman's Origami Bonsai website has a free downloadable magazine and video tutorials that teach people how to make their own gorgeous origami floral arrangements. You must already be familiar with basic origami techniques before attempting to make these realistic looking flowers, however.

Florina Mitrea's Florigami site has many beautiful examples of origami bonsai to inspire your creativity.

Read More: Interview with Benjamin John Coleman

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