Discover How to Make an Easy Origami Flower Fast

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Discover How to Make an Easy Origami Flower Fast

Introduction:

There are various ways to make an origami flower.  One of them is this simple version of a paper flower. This is a great version because the steps are easy to fold and you only need a piece of paper to make this beautiful paper flower.

It can be done rather quickly too and the process isn’t that long so you can get yourself familiarized after a few successful attempts. A good idea is to create a few of these flowers with different colored papers.

Once finished, it can serve as a great decoration anywhere or a fantastic gift to someone special. Now let’s get folding.

Step 1

Collapse the Paper

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 01

Use a square piece of origami paper to make this origami flower. It is better to use paper that have different sides. That way, following the instructions will be a lot easier. The first step is to make a square base. To do this base fold, you must fold the paper diagonally to the left and the right. Then, crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 02

The second step is to make crease marks horizontally and vertically. Mountain fold the paper crosswise and lengthwise in half. Crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 03

Collapse the paper along the crease marks made.

Hold the top right corner and the bottom left corner. Bring these two corners together.

Flatten it to form a square. This is the square base. Now rotate it into a diamond like the image on the next step.

Step 2

Shape the Paper Into a Triangle

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 04

Diagonally fold along the dashed lines of the top layer triangle to the center. Crease the origami paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 05

Lift the right corner flap to the middle. Make sure to lift the top outer flap ONLY.

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 06

After lifting the flap, squash it down to flatten.

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 07

The origami paper should now look like this. Repeat previous three steps on the other side.

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 08

Like flipping a page from a book, turn the front flap of the right side to the left side. Do the same at the back.

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 09

Bring the top corner upwards along the dashed lines. Fold the top layer ONLY

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 010

Repeat previous step at the back side.

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 011

Rotate the origami paper 180 degrees counterclockwise.

Step 3

Expand to Make the Origami Flower

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 012

Fold along the dashed lines to make two creases through all layers.

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 013

Pinch the narrow end to make the edges meet behind the model. See the next step for more info.

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 015

The model will now look like this when at side view. Pull the outermost petals toward each other until they meet.

How to fold an Origami Flower - Step 016

Lastly, make each petal of the flower softer by holding the ends and slightly bending it downwards. The origami flower should now look like the right image.

How to fold an Origami Flower - Finish

Your origami flower is done. Why not make it into décor or give it to someone special as a gift. Explore beautiful ways to make an origami flower here!

Extra Tips

  • Try to make a few of these origamis to master it. Also, you can use pieces of paper that have different colors.
  • Take your time and be patient. Follow the steps closely but don't forget to have fun.
  • Fold straight and apply enough pressure. If you make mistakes and need another piece of paper, get another piece of paper. It simply won't look good if there are unnecessary crease lines.
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  1. Tho I have a lot of questions, lets start with the one I can actually understand, which is,
    Which paper did u use? Like, its sooooo amazing!

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