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By Dana Hinders

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    • How to Fold an Easy Origami House Created: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn how to make a simple origami paper house for use as a children's toy or decoration for your home.
    • Napkin Origami Decorative Squares Created: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Learn a folding technique for hemstitch dinner napkins to add style to any place setting. The design uses the traditional origami blintz base form.
    • How to Make Waterproof Origami Created: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn what methods can be used to protect and preserve your favorite origami models.
    • How to Make Origami Paper Baskets for Easter Created: Monday, February 18, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn how to fold a simple paper basket for Easter using pretty patterned origami paper. Find easy step-by-step directions with photos here.
    • Origami for Weddings Created: Thursday, February 07, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Origami wedding favors and decorations are cheap additions as a special touch to your wedding celebration. Follow links to find instructions and photos.
    • How to Fold an Origami Money Tree Created: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn how to fold an origami money tree. This model works especially well as a Christmas gift. Find easy step-by-step instructions and photos here.
    • How to Fold an Easy Origami Box Created: Saturday, January 21, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn how to make an easy origami box from a single sheet of 8 1/2 inch x 11 inch paper. Find step-by-step instructions and photos here.
    • How to Make an Origami Swan Created: Monday, July 01, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn how to fold a simple origami swan. This traditional design is a great project for beginners. Find step-by-step instructions and photos here.
    • How to Fold an Origami Heart Bookmark Created: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      An origami heart bookmark is an easy origami project that is perfect for Valentine's Day. Find easy step-by-step instructions and photos here.
    • How to Make an Envelope from Letter Size Paper Created: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn how to fold a small origami envelope from a single sheet of 8 1/2 inch x 11 inch letter size paper. Find step-by-step instructions and photos here.
    • How to Make a Money Origami Ninja Star Created: Tuesday, September 04, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      How to fold an origami ninja star out of money to leave as a tip or give as a special gift. Find easy step-by-step instructions and photos here.
    • How to Make an Origami Birthday Card Created: Monday, July 09, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn a simple technique for making an origami birthday card that is appropriate for both children and adults. Click the photos to view full size.
    • A Guide to Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes Created: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Learn more about the children's book by Eleanor Coerr that has inspired millions to want to know about origami in Japanese culture." itemprop="description">
    • How to Make an Origami Pinwheel Created: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      This origami model does a great job of showcasing the pattern of your origami paper. Find easy step-by-step instructions and photos here.
    • Where to Get Origami Paper Created: Monday, March 26, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      There are many ways to find cheap or free origami paper to use for your designs. Be creative and use different kinds of paper and materials." itemprop="description" Thursday, November 17, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Finding easy origami for kids isn't difficult. Learn how to select the best simple origami projects and how to teach basic origami folds to young crafters." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
    • How to Make a Money Origami Bunny Created: Sunday, April 01, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      A money bunny is fun to fold and a cute Easter origami project to give to a child. Find easy step-by-step instructions and photos here.
    • Paper Made: A Review Created: Sunday, July 08, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Kaye Terry, visual merchandising manager for Anthropologie, shows paper crafters how to use origami and other techniques to make unique objects for their home and party decor.
    • Inflatable Origami Bunny Craft Created: Monday, March 03, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Learn how to create an inflatable origami bunny using a modification of the traditional origami balloon model.
    • How to Make an Origami Bookmark Created: Monday, November 05, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Learn how to make origami bookmarks in this easy tutorial. This simple bookmark craft is a great choice for the beginning paper folder.
    • How to Make an Easy Exploding Box Card Created: Thursday, November 17, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Most versions of the exploding box card are quite time consuming, but these paper origami exploding boxes are easy to make in 30 minutes or less. You can use them to hold small gifts for birthdays ...
    • 1,000 Paper Cranes Created: Wednesday, March 07, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Learn more about the legend of the 1,000 paper cranes and how the senbazuru is used in fundraising and public awareness campaigns.
    • How to Make an Origami Crane Mobile Created: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
      Cranes are one of the most popular origami designs of all time. Learn how to create a stunning origami crane mobile for your home.
    • Differences Between Kirigami and Origami Created: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
      Explore the differences between kirigami and origami as forms of creative paper art.
    • Origami Day Lily Instructions Created: Sunday, March 30, 2014 Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014
      Learn how to fold a colorful origami day lily that's perfect for springtime.
    • Origami in Fashion Created: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
      The same techniques used to fold paper have been used to create a wide arrange of origami inspired runway looks from designers such as Issey Miyake, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, and Proenza Schouler.
    • Origami Window Flowers Created: Monday, March 24, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      Make origami window flowers in your favorite colors to bring a smile to your face whenever you look outside.
    • Modular 16 Point Origami Star Created: Monday, November 11, 2013 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      Learn how to fold a 16 point star using modular origami techniques. This design can be used as a Christmas tree ornament, a photo frame, or a large holiday wreath.
    • Dollar Origami Bracelet Instructions Created: Thursday, November 21, 2013 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      Learn how to fold a money origami bracelet made with interlocking links. The bracelet can be made to fit children as well as adults, making it the perfect gift idea.
    • Origami Valentine Craft for Kids Created: Thursday, December 26, 2013 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      Learn how to make an easy heart shaped Valentine card for your child to give his friends or classmates. This project teaches fractions as well as basic origami principles.
    • How to Make an Origami Fox Puppet Created: Tuesday, January 07, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      Learn how to make a simple origami fox puppet that can be used to put on puppet shows or dance to the hit Ylvis song "What Does the Fox Say?"
    • How to Make a 4x6 Photo Storage Envelope Created: Wednesday, January 08, 2014 Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014
      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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