Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Origami Lily Flower

Here are two origami lilies.

For instructions on making your own, click below.

Start with a square of origami.

Fold in half and in half again.

Open one fold and squash into a triangle.

Complete the triangle on both sides.

Open up one triangle flap and squash into the above kite shape.

Open and fold the remaining three triangles into the kite shape.

Take the two bottom corners of one layer and fold until they meet in the center.

Complete this fold on the remaining three sides. Notice the crease in the center of the diamond. Fold entire diamond in half and unfold to make a crease.

Now unfold one of the sides you just folded. (bottom corners meeting in the center) And open up the bottom and bring toward top to make a smaller kite shape.

Smaller kite shape.

Complete this fold on the remaining 3 sides. 

Now take the top flap and fold it down. Do this to all of the sides to make a seamless diamond shape.

Take the sides of the top of the diamond and fold to meet in the center.

Do this for all remaining sides.

Fold the Petals down and crease.

If you wish you can curl the petals around a pencil.



  1.  Hi, great post. I found you through the blog hop. Please stop  by and say hi when you get a chance.  .Be sure and check out my new Blog Hop that started. It's Weekly Goals Link Up. It's a great way to stay on track. Have a great day. :) Now following you.  Here's the link for it if you would like to check it out. Lenetta

  2. you are so talented. love these! Thank you for sharing at the hop xo

  3. love it so pretty love your choice of paper as well
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  4. That is so beautiful! Easy to make too.

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  5. Hi,
    You have some great ideas and we would like for you to share with our readers too. We are hosting our first link party tomorrow and we would like to invite you to link up with us. We have a fun blog to co-host with us. Hope to see you there.

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