Origami Butterfly Step By Step Instructions

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Origami Butterfly Step By Step Instructions

Introduction:

This beautiful origami butterfly would make an awesome décor anywhere in your house. Making a 3D origami butterfly can be quite tricky to make, but with the help of this origami instruction, you can easily have your own. To make this intricate paper butterfly, it is better to use a sturdy piece of paper with a color on one side. That way it is easier to follow the instruction below.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 01

You will need a square piece of paper to make this origami butterfly. Face the colored  side down and the fold the paper lengthwise and crosswise in half.  Crease the paper well and unfold.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 02

Diagonally fold the paper along the dashed lines. Crease the origami paper well and unfold.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 03

Bring all the four corners of the paper to the center. The center is the intersection of all the crease lines made in steps 1 and 2.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 04

Turn the origami paper to the other side. Bring all the four corners of the paper to the center.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 05

Again, bring all the four corners of the paper to the center.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 06

Unfold the origami paper until the first step. The paper should have crease marks like the left image.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 07

Fold the left and right sides along the dashed lines.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 08

Fold point A down to point X. Do the same on the right side by folding point B down to point Y. Squash it to the center yellow dot.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 09

Repeat step 8 on the bottom part of the paper. Fold point A upwards to point X. Do the same on the right side by folding point B upwards to point Y. Squash it to the center yellow dot.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 010

Mountain fold the top part of the paper. Follow along the dashed lined as shown.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 011

Follow the arrows and fold the top left and right corners along the dashed lines.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 012

Diagonally fold the origami paper along the dashed lines shown. Make sure to fold the outer layer only.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 013

Fold the origami paper lengthwise in half.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 013

To make the origami butterfly more three-dimensional, fold the front wing diagonally to the left.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 015

Mountain fold the back wing of the origami butterfly along the dashed lined.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Step 016

You’re almost done! Now open the wings out.

How to Make an Origami Butterfly - Finish

Your 3D origami butterfly is done! Make lots of these paper butterflies and turn them into a beautiful room décor.

Try making a butterfly put of a dollar bill

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5 COMMENTS

  1. Gonna Stick it into a card. almost mother’s day!

  2. It’s kind of hard during the last few steps for folding.

  3. You made this model very spectacular!!❣✿

  4. Great! you can actually make it at home 🥰 was supposed to buy something like this online but nvm.THANKYOUSOMACHI!!! MUAH!

  5. so pretty

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