Origami Blossom
Instructions

Origami Blossom


Printable Instructions & Video

The origami blossom is a great model for both beginners and advanced origami lovers: as it is simple, yet can look so gorgeous: especially when put in large bunches of blossoms. Make them with tiny, thin pieces of paper of all different colours for a beautiful display.

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1. Start with a square piece of paper, white side up. Fold in half and open. Then fold in half the other way.

2. Turn the paper over to the coloured 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. The model will fold along the creases. Flatten model


4. Rotate model so the open part is at the top.


5. Fold top layer of triangular flaps into the centre line.


6. Turn model over and repeat this step on the other side.

7. Fold the bottom corner upwards to the point shown. Crease very well and unfold.


8. Open out the front and back petals.As you open the front and back petals, the side petals should open up too, revealing the colour inside.

9. You can then fold the stem in half backwards to make the petals stay in place.

Finished blossom!


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