How to make an origami blossom
If you're looking for an easy spring-inspired craft, learn how to make an origami blossom with this step-by-step guide. See if you can make lots of flowers in different sizes and colours to decorate your home or to give to friends and family.
What you'll need
- A square piece of paper. We'd recommend starting with 10cm x 10cm
Make a cross shape
Fold your paper in half one way, then open it out. Fold it in half the other way and open so you have a cross shape.
Make a smaller square
Turn your paper so it's in the shape of a diamond. Bring the bottom corner up to the middle of your cross and fold. Repeat for each point until you have a smaller square shape.
Repeat step 2
If your paper is large enough you could repeat once or twice more.
Make an outer petal
Now take the top triangle and fold it outwards, leaving a small border to make a petal.
Make more outer petals
Repeat for each petal, keeping your creases lined up with each other.
Make the inner petals
Take the first of the smaller triangles inside your flower and fold it out. Repeat until all the petals are folded up.
You're finished making an origami blossom. Why not create a spring display to give to your friends and family?
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