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easy origami butterfly
i found it really fun to make origami and so i decided to share with you this simple but really pretty butterfly =] have fun making it &.&

Posted by Ceres from Maglizh, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria • Published See Ceres's 20 projects »
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  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 1
    Step 1

    So let's start.
    first take a piece of square paper ( mine is folded diagonally but yours should be perfectly flat )

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 2
    Step 2

    Next fold the paper in half like shown

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 3
    Step 3

    then you unfold it and fold it again in the other direction

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 4
    Step 4

    next turn the paper around and flip it diagonally by both sides. then you should have something looking like this

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 5
    Step 5

    Next you take the paper and fold it like this <= sorry i can't really explain it

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 6
    Step 6

    after doing that you should have a triangle

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 7
    Step 7

    next you take the side corner and flip it up like shown

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 8
    Step 8

    so fold it and flatten nicely

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 9
    Step 9

    repeat on the other side. then the paper should look like this <=

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 10
    Step 10

    next turn the triangle on the other direction. take the top and fold it till there is a little corner showing on top of the ... oww you'll see in the nest step lol

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 11
    Step 11

    it should look like this <= flatten nicely

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 12
    Step 12

    now you'll notice that your wings-to-be are not looking ... well lol don't worry about that. just flatten them a little ( it looks better that way anyway =] ) repeat with the other wing

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 13
    Step 13

    'kay now your butterfly must be looking like that <=

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 14
    Step 14

    now fold the butterfly in half

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 15
    Step 15

    flatten it nicely

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 16
    Step 16

    next unfold the butterfly and fold it again along that line <= repeat on the other side

  • How to fold an origami animal. Simple Origami Butterfly - Step 17
    Step 17

    and now you're actually done ^.^ enjoy your new butterfly and have fun with it =]

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bob j.
bob j.
the butterfly was awsome
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lling l.
lling l. · Philippine, Zeeland, NL
very nice . . .
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Chinouk
Chinouk · Apeldoorn, Gelderland, NL
it may sound stupid, but I don't get through step 5 & 6..
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Suzi P.
Suzi P. · 12 projects
omg!
it worked!
the first origami butterfly i actually managed to finish!
yay! thanks!
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Krystyl O.
Krystyl O. · Abbotsford, British Columbia, CA · 11 projects
Never Mind, I did it ^.^ Thnx
they're very cute Happy
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Krystyl O.
Krystyl O. · Abbotsford, British Columbia, CA · 11 projects
Ach! Stuck on 10 >.< well, got to 9 and can't figure out how to get to 10?
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