Making an Origami Lotus Flower Instructions

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Making an Origami Lotus Flower Instructions

Introduction:

Making a beautiful origami lotus can be an easy task with the help of this origami instruction. This lotus origami is simple and quick to make, and once finished, this would make an eye-catching decoration anywhere or any event.

Use a thin piece of origami paper to make this origami. Also, it would be better to use a single-sided colored paper such as the illustration below. That way, it is easier to curl the paper, and the instructions will be a lot simpler to follow.

Difficulty Level: Easy – Intermediate

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Step 01

Start with a square piece of origami paper. Face the colored side down and then fold along the dashed lines as shown. Crease the paper  well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Step 02

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

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Step 03

Repeat the second step on this instruction. Bring all the four corners to center.

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Step 04

It now looks like a smaller square. Now, turn the paper to the other side.

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Step 05

Bring all the four corners to center.

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Step 06

Rotate the origami paper 45 degrees counter clockwise.

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Step 07

Follow along the dashed lines and fold inwards a small section of each corner.

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Step 08

To make a petal, hold down the small triangle (yellow dot) while pulling the  back flap outwards to the front.

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Step 09

Repeat the same to the other triangles to make the flap.

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Step 010

There should be 4 flaps at the back of the model. Pull it outwards to the front.

Lastly,mold each petal inwards like a ball.

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Finish

Your traditional origami lotus is done! You may use this  paper flower as a beautiful décor in any event and place.

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