christmas tree origami

Origami Christmas Tree (Easy Christmas Card)

In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make an easy origami Christmas tree. Tape it to a blank card for an instant hand-crafted card for the holidays. I taught this at a workshop at a senior center in NYC recently. They came out well, and they really enjoyed making them. 🙂 Wishing everyone a…

Star Ornament thumbnail origami

Origami Star Ornament

Design by Stephan Weber In this video, I’ll be showing you how to fold an origami star (star ornament). They’re great for decorating Christmas trees (string them with a thread/needle), making cards, or just scattered around the room. Cover them with glitter or glow-in-the-dark paint for some glam. 🙂 This model is special because it…

santa boots origami

Origami Boots / Santa Booties / Stockings

In this tutorial, I’ll show you show to make a simple origami Christmas Santa Boot / Stocking. String them with a thread and needle to make a cute decoration for any tree. Or, because it’s 2D, glue them to the back of someone’s Christmas card. It’ll add a nice, handmade touch. 🙂 HAPPY HOLIDAYS, everyone!

spinning top origami

Origami Spinning Top

In this video, I’ll show you how to make a spinning Origami Top. It’s a fun little paper toy that you can do yourself ANY time of the year! Decorate the perimeter with glitter for a cool spiral effect! Don’t be overwhelmed with the number of steps; it’s actually pretty quick and easy once you…

polish star origami

Polish Star

This little thing reminds of a porcupine. Makes a perfect gift and/or home decoration & ornament! This is a traditional do-it-yourself project for Christmas time, and definitely tested my patience. It’s well worth the effort, though! 😉  

Moravian Star origami

Moravian Star

Ever tried paper weaving? If not, here’s your chance to learn! This beautiful, Moravian (German) Star is great for home decor, especially during Christmastime (and throughout the year, too!). For example, use red/white/blue strips for July 4th. You can also make this with ribbon (e.g., plastic/smooth kind); it’ll probably be easier with ribbon, since paper…

how to cut a star with one cut origami

How to Cut a Star with One Cut!

Here’s a quick video on how to cut a perfect star from a square sheet of paper. If you’ve been drawing it out [crookedly] and making multiple cuts, then you’re doing it wrong, hehe. 😀 This can also be done with fabrics, and is perfect for scrapbooks, quilts/textiles, and making the American Flag, haha.