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Origami is both unique and timeless. It can be used to create original, lasting gifts and ornaments. Here's some great inspiration to get your own projects going. Reproduce them, riff on them, and post your own!

Here's a collection of some of the greatest, most unique and inspirational origami projects around. The steps are clear and easy-to-follow. Many even include videos to demonstrate folding techniques.

Simple decorative origami heart / book mark
This is an easy origami heart, great for rookies and pros :)Since I officially suck at explaining, the pictures may help you more than my description of the step.Also, sin...
posted by ninjacow258 on Aug 1, 2009
here is how to make your own origami paper lanterns!easy, fun, inexpensive...a great way to brighten your room--and party!materials : origami paper, christmas lightstime it takes: depends on your fold...
A unique twist to the traditional giving of roses on Valentine's Day. Handmade origami roses are everlasting and inexpensive to make.
IMPORTANT:  It's been a while since I did this instructable and now that I reviewed it, I agree that some steps are a little bit confusing. So if you cannot figure out some of the steps, or you want t...
The Spiral Data Tato is an origami CD or DVD case of the origata or tsutsumi ilk, that is, a complicated presentation model, intended as a gift for an honored recipient. Tato is a Japanese word that m...
I've been making cut and folded paper lamps for a while now and get a lot of pleasure from designing, building and enjoying them. I was thinking that I've gotten so much from Instructables I would giv...
Here I show you how to fold a Guy Fawkes mask, like the one worn by V in "V for Vendetta". You will need 2 things:1) A square of paper, black on one side, white on the other2) Intermediate origami ski...
Make 3d paper stars from stripes of paper! **Warning: Making paper stars is addictive** I've always wanted to know how to make these, but couldn't understand how until a friend of mine showed me, tha...
This decorative mask is perfect for devil worshipping origami enthusiasts, or for those of you who would just like to decorate your home for Halloween.I have included origami diagrams, detailed instru...
This is an alternative design to my Decorative Origami Cube 1 instructable (yeah, I got creative with the names...) that doesn't use thirds.This Cube is a cool-looking modular piece requiring 12 squar...
Anyone can fold a simple origami crane out of paper. Fold one thousand and you can make a wish! Add a thread and you have a lovely Christmas tree ornament.
Learn how to fold a beautiful Japanese paper ball (Kusudama). Paper balls make excellent decorations or Christmas tree ornaments.
I uploaded a video a few days go, on how to make an origami dragon, and here are the requested instructions.
This is a really sweet type of origami that doesn't require the intricate folding that nobody can understand. What you'll need: 12 sheets of origami paper
This instructable will teach on how to make a yuanbao or sycee.Made by Alexander NinoFolded by Alexander Nino
There seem to be a lack of these, so I modified a common internet model to make this Note: My steps are not titled, as they are very step-by-step and self explanatory.
This instructable will teach you how to turn 96 triangles into an egg. Just to warn you, this instructable is very tedious and will take a lot of time, but its result will be very rewarding.
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