Posts Tagged ‘Japanese’

The Dark Side!

August 9, 2016

Last month I shared the video for creating an origami Yoda.  Well this month, how about a little Darth Vader (courtesy of Tadashi Mori)?  Happy folding!

Do, or Do Not. There is No Try!

July 9, 2016

The weekend has arrived and if you are looking for something fun to do this weekend (and for all of the Star Wars fans out there) here is an origami Yoda (courtesy of Fumiaki Kawahata).

to try your hand at. Happy folding!

A Cube Within a Cube!

February 7, 2016

Here is an intricate (and complicated) origami creation — a double star flexcube — that should help keep you occupied on a cold winter day when you find yourself stuck indoors with nothing to do.   Happy folding!

“Some Say Love . . . It Is a River . . . !”

August 31, 2015

Or so go the lyrics to the Bette Midler song of the same name.  Here’s an origami version of a rose.  Happy folding!

The Perfect Bow!

July 29, 2015

How often have you had a gift to wrap only to discover that you didn’t have any ribbon or a bow?  Here is an origami version of a paper bow that can allow you to decorate any package in a snap.

Creative Anteater!

June 28, 2015

I ran across this wonderful pattern in Southwest Airlines’ Spirit Magazine on a recent trip.  I have not yet attempted to fold this pattern, but here are the directions for making an origami anteater using a dollar bill. Happy folding!



Polly Want a Cracker?!

May 27, 2015

Here are the directions for making an origami parrot . . . courtesy of Manuel Sigro. Happy folding!

Origami Twinboat Icosahedron!

April 27, 2015

Yet another wonderful origami design.

Halloween is Just Around the Corner!

October 27, 2014

Happy Monday!  Here’s a really neat decoration idea for Halloween, but you may have wanted to start this project much sooner than now . . . creating this origami pumpkin looks very time-consuming and involved.  But if you find you are bored this week and have nothing else to do, good luck and have fun!  Below this first is a second video on how to create the “base” (or pieces).




September 26, 2014

No, not the kind that explode in the air and provide breathtaking oohs and aahs, but rather, an origami version.  This one is pretty amazing.  Enjoy, and happy folding!