Origami (Butterflies)

Contribution by CAD, UK 


Paper or coloured magazines


  1. Fold paper diagonally both ways and open it up.
  2. Turn over the paper and fold it horizontally and vertically.
  3. Fold inwards along one of the horizontal lines to form a triangle.
  4. Take the bottom corner of one of the flaps and fold it slightly upwards.
  5. Repeat it for the other flap.
  6. Taking the bottom tip of the butterfly, fold it back and up so that the tip of the piece can be folded over the front.
  7. Fold inwards along the centre line to hold in place.

 “I enjoy working with paper for model making and Origami”