40 Best DIY Origami Projects To Keep Your Entertained Today

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Looking for some fun DIY projects that you can make with just a little creativity and a few sheets of paper? Try these DIY origami projects for some simple but awesome craft ideas that are cheap but really cool. They make awesome desk and room decor and are neat gift ideas to make for your friends.

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Why do we fold paper? Is it fun? Sure. Is it artistic? Of course. Is it the most unique way of expressing yourself? No. But there is something way more deeper than just plainly folding paper to form art. For teenagers that have low self-esteem, origami can be a great help in terms of therapy.  — even to those who are suffering from depression due to peer pressure. We can read a lot of stories from people that have been helped by this craft. So. We fold because it is somewhat a medicine.

In fact, we’d love for anybody to come scroll this list of the most creative and fun to make origami’s may you be suffering from any kind of stress or just really want to do something entertaining this weekend!

1. DIY Ombré Crane Garland

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In some tropical countries, a garland is commonly used to honor a guest or to give a salute to a student that is finishing a certain stage of his education. But you can surely make a good use of this if you are having a pool party soon!

2. DIY Origami Heart Escort Cards

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Planning to give Mom or Dad a secret love letter? Why this heart escort card is a perfect escort to that letter too!

3. DIY Fold A Heart Page Marker

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A bookworm? This is a perfect page keeper for all of you who are a book lover there!

4. DIY Paper Star

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With the holiday season fast approaching, this paper star is a perfect decor idea you and your family members can absolutely enjoy making together!

5. DIY Origami Butterfly

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Whether you be a child or a child at heart, you’d definitely enjoy the entertaining beauty of this butterfly origami!

6. DIY Origami Boat Garland

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No yes, we all know how to do this don’t we? But this boat garland tutorial has a sweet twist. Click on the link above!

7. DIY Origami Vampire Fangs

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Prepping your dorm for the halloween? Check this vampire fangs out!

8. DIY Heart Origami

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Who could have thought a paper can be made to be a heart that is not only perfect in shape but is also perfect in form?

9. DIY Birds Origami

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Dying of boredom? You don’t have to when you can make this simple bird origami! This will surely cheer you up!

10. DIY Flower Origami

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Flowers are always wonderful to see. They have the ability to brighten up someone’s day just by sitting there. Make your own flowers a be someone who lightens up somebody’s day with these flower origami!

11. DIY Origami Vase

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Isn’t this amazing? How modern and sleek! Everyone will surely love this origami vase.

12. DIY Origami Lotus Flower

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A lotus is a symbol of purity and beauty. And if you are a fan of the cartoon “Avatar, The Legend of Ang”, a white lotus is the symbol for the people who seeks philosophy, beauty and truth.

13. DIY Ice Cream Origami

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There is no denying how adorable this ice cream origami is! It is in fact mouth-watering even if it is just a paper! Don’t you think so?

14. DIY Origami Pencil Holder

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Pencil holder problem? Problem solved! This paper pencil origami is a sure “first aid” help when you don’t want to bring too much but doesn’t want to mess things inside your bag too.

15. DIY Origami Vase

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Another version of the origami vase that does not only give you a fun vibe but is irresistibly  interesting!

16. DIY Clutch Origami

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You’ll never go out of style with this Origami clutch bag. Like – come on. How many people have this?

17. DIY Origami Lampshade

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Thinking of a new way to up your lampshade look? Try this origami lampshade! This is not only cheap but is stylish too!

18. DIY Cherry Blossom

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I LOOOOOVVVVEEEE Cherry Blossoms! I have always dreamed of going to Japan and see this wonder. But for the mean time that we are saving to fulfill that wanderwish, let’s endulge in this beauty of paper cherry blossoms.

19. DIY Folded Origami Decoration

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Have you always been mesmerized by colorful lanterns people put on a tree? I have. This tutorial will teach you how you can make your own.

20. DIY Origami Bunnies

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Bunny origami that can carry a number of M&Ms is the sweetest thing!

21. DIY Origami Paper Cube

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If you are looking for something that is easy to do, fun and decorative at the same time, this origami boxes will bring you to the mood.

22. DIY Origami Butterflies

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This is another version of origami butterflies that is a sure lively addition to your wall decors!

23. DIY Origami Envelops

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Easy to make envelopes? Here is a tutorial for you!

24. DIY Origami Heart

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A folding heart origami is a cute and expressive way to tell that special someone you love him!

25. DIY Origami Candy Boxes

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Are you up for sweets? This candy box origami is!

26. DIY Unique Origami Heart Bookmark

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A fun way tot keep track of your pages is making a heart origami bookmark!

27. DIY Origami Flower Ball

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Oh no, this flower ball origami just took me to the moon! Just look at how lovely that is!

28. DIY Bird Origami

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Another origami bird tutorial that can be made into a fun a fun garland for a decoration idea. Click the link above.

29. DIY Origami Butterfly

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Now this is magical. One look and you’ll think this butterfly will fly for real and give you pixie dusts!

30. DIY Origami Water Ball Garland

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This water ball garland is a cool way to express and let out some child at heart feelings! Go ahead and don’t be shy!

31. DIY Jewelry and Origami

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This is absolutely chic!

32. DIY Beautiful Origami Rose

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Complicated to look, but not so complicated to make. This rose origami is a sure lovely ornament to a goddess costume or a project at school.

33. DIY Paper Moon

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How about a paper moon to lighten up the mood?

34. DIY Origami Flower

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Another origami flower tutorial that shows you how to make a colorful flower ball.

35. DIY Origami Card Holder

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Looking for a card holder that’s perfect for any event? Try this origami card holder. Full tutorial on the link above.

36. DIY Origami Bear

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A-D-O-R-A-B-L-E. A cute origami bear is something I am sure you want to have as a decor for a slumber party!

37. DIY Strawberry Origami

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How about a strawberry origami for a fruity paper delight?

38. DIY Origami Organizer

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I have been seeing a lot of origami organizers on Pinterest and this one is one of my favorites!

39. DIY Paper Cranes Backdrop

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What a perfect idea if you are looking for something to make as a backdrop! This paper canes backdrop idea is a bomb!

40. DIY Diamant

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Now if you are on the sleeker side of things, you don’t want to miss this paper diamand origami tutorial.

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