Origami Butterfly Tutorial - Take A Deep Breath! I posted this origami butterfly card last week and many of you asked if I could do a tutorial on it.
So here it is! With Origami you really need to see each step clearly as it can be confusing the first time you make anything. There are 11 steps shown here! I suggest you use a piece of plain computer paper the first time you try to make this butterfly. Once you get it - you can whip them out in just a couple of minutes! To make the small butterflies that end up to be about 1 3/4" x 2 " I used a piece of Origami paper 2" x 3". For this tutorial I'm using a piece of Origami paper 4 x 6 and it makes a butterfly about 3" x 4". You should use a piece of double sided Origami paper - ie. printed on each side - since both sides end up showing and it makes it more colorful.
Step 1: Hold paper with the longer side at top and bottom, front side up. Step 2: Fold in half bringing top down to meet bottom and crease. Step 4: Fold in half bringing the top down to the bottom and crease. Crease the edges. Basteln macht Spass! Origami Faltanleitung. Paper Flowers – Anyone Can Do That. Japanese Kusudama, this tutorial is featured on Craftuts Anyone can do that, I assure you.
The proof: I can, just take a quick look at my result below. And, believe me, I am neither meticulous nor particularly patient. You could even say I’m the opposite. Below you can see my very first attempt to create paper flowers. What you will need to make your own Kusudama paper ball? 1. 3. 4. (optionally) I prefer torn paper instead of cut. You have to start with a single petal. Now you have to glue your 5 petals into a flower. Apply the glue to only one side of each petal, except for the last one, in this case cover both sides with glue.
Your first flower is done. Don’t glue every petal right after you make it. When all 12 flowers are finished you have to glue them together. When two halves of Kusudama Flower Ball are ready you have to glue them together. Easy peasy D.I.Y - Beyond Beyond. This D.I.Y Revolution will not be televised This D.I.Y revolution will not require you getting up at stupid o’clock and fighting your fellow man tooth and nail for paint and nails This D.I.Y revolution will not require giving up most of your weekend and crying about the flakes of paint in your hair This D.I.Y revolution will not feature Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen or any of the team from Extreme Makeover: Home edition* It will just require you – some card and scissors and you can get your homemade flowers on for full deets on this DIY teach get thee gone to Cardgirl Invitations and see the end result via Dozi Design as Wendy is the original genius behind these.
*We would like to offer our sincere apologies to Gil Scott Heron for ruining a classic – but he had to be sacrificed in the name of blogging! About the author I'm the big kahuna with the whole shebang. Amma = Idiot + Savant. Origami Fuchs. Origami-Anleitung: Kranich.