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Super Cute Origami
Did you know that cupcakes are called “Fairy Cakes” in Britain?
Oh, I see! Because they are cute and sweet, like fairies!

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  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start with the white side up. Fold the paper in half, forming a triangle.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 2
    Step 2

    Bring the right diagonal edge to meet the bottom edge, crease and unfold.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 3
    Step 3

    Bring the right corner to meet the left end of the crease you made in

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 4
    Step 4

    Bring the left corner to the upper right corner and fold.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold the bottom edge up, about half an inch. Turn over.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 6
    Step 6

    Fold the top corner down, top layer only.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fold the corner of the triangle flap up to the edge.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fold the folded flap in half.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 9
    Step 9

    Fold the folded flap in half again.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 10
    Step 10

    Unfold the entire triangle flap back to step 6.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 11
    Step 11

    Pleat-fold the creased triangle flap.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 12
    Step 12

    Blunt the upper right and left corners with small mountain-folds.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 13
    Step 13

    Glue loose parts as desired.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 14
    Step 14

    Decorate the cup lining with the provided lace tape, washi tape, or paper doilies. Alternatively, fold this model out of fun print paper.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 15
    Step 15

    For the topping, use a provided sticker or find your own topping, such as a candy or coffee bean. Use puffy paint or confetti from a hole puncher as sprinkles.

  • How to fold an origami food. Origami Cupcake - Step 16
    Step 16

    This model would make a cute birthday card or gift tag. Fold out of ¼-size paper for a mini cupcake.

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