Modular Origami Archive

3D Origami cactus with flower – Tutorial

It has been quite a while since we had a tutorial on origami… we bounce back with this tutorial on making a 3D origami cactus and a lovely pink flower to go with it! Let’s waste no time – heading to the tutorial…

3D Origami ladybug – Tutorial

Here is a tutorial on how to make a 3D Origami ladybug using triangular units of paper. This is yet another easy 3d origami model which beginners could also try. 

3D Origami Mini Fish – Tutorial

Here is a tutorial explaining how to make a 3D origami mini fish… this is a model suitable for beginners with simple assembly and requiring only a few paper triangular units.

3D Origami Dragon – Tutorial

One of the popular Chinese origami models is the three dimensional origami dragon made using triangular units of folded paper. This is a mini dragon model and the assembly is pretty simple!

3D Origami Penguin – Instructions

The 3D Origami Penguin is an easy modular origami model that is suitable for beginners and can be done with a total of just 147 units!

3D Origami Tulip – Tutorial

Instructions to make a 3D Origami Tulip using triangular units of paper with the Modular origami technique have been provided. The steps are fairly simple and this is a beginner level modular origami model.

3D Origami Candy Bowl – Tutorial

Take a candy everyone… is 2 years old today! Thank you all for your support and patronage!! Today we will see a 3D Origami Bowl model to hold colorful candy. This 3D Origami bowl is a bit time consuming and can be done in different sizes

Make Triangular units for 3D Origami

Many of our visitors ask how to make the triangular units for building 3D Modular Origami models. This simple tutorial is to explain that.

Modular Origami Lemon – Tutorial

The Modular origami lemon is one one of the easy to assemble modular origami fruit models. This half cut lemon model will be a nice addition to you origami fruit tray. We will be using yellow and white color paper for this model. The DIY tutorial is

3D Origami Frog Instructions

A tutorial showing how to make a 3D origami frog using the modular origami technique. This frog is made using 1/32 size pieces of paper. The difficulty is intermediate and doesn’t consume too much time.

Chinese 3D Origami Peacock

The modular origami technique of making models using triangular units of paper has a million possibilities, but the most gorgeous one is definitely the types of origami peacocks you could do using these units.

3D Origami Lotus – Instructions

Tutorial for making a three dimensional origami lotus using triangular paper units is explained here. I’ve tried to make the steps as clear as possible. Hope you enjoy making this beautiful paper lotus.

Origami Menko – Folding Instructions

An origami menko is one of the traditional modular origami models in which two paper units are connected to form the model. This origami model is the precursor the origami cube which was designed based on the folding technique of a menko. Menkos are one of the

Simple 3D Origami Vase – Tutorial

Origami Vases can be made in different shapes and sizes. Sometime back we made a little complex origami vase using more than 700 paper units. The vase we are about to do here today requires lesser time and is simple to make.

Cherry Blossoms Kusudama – Tutorial

There are many types of the traditional kusudama. This beautiful art of paper folding will never stop surprising you. The various patterns and the different method of making the units only result in increasing my kusudama addiction! The one we see here is a Sakuradama or a

3D Origami Butterfly – Tutorial

3D Origami is so addictive…I just can’t stop making these models… albeit time consuming! I loved the colors in this origami butterfly…

Origami Heart Wreath – Tutorial

The art of making origami models using triangular units is an awesome technique indeed! Triangular paper units can be used to make different models ranging from simple to complex. The model shown here is a simple heart wreath and is perfect for Valentine’s Day decor.

Modular Origami Orange – Tutorial

A very natural looking three dimensional origami orange fruit can be done by following the steps explained below.

Modular Origami Strawberry – Tutorial

Here is a tutorial on how you could make a modular origami strawberry by assembling triangular paper units.

How to make a 3D Origami Vase

Here is the tutorial based on my attempt at making an Origami vase. As you can see, a round vase design has been made.

Modular Origami Panda Bear – DIY

This modular origami panda bear assembly is quite simple and the steps are similar to the Hello Kitty Doll we made sometime before. The tutorial follows..

3D Origami Hat – Tutorial

For beginners of 3D/Modular origami, this origami hat model would be ideal. It would not test your patience much and it is simple to assemble too.

3D Origami Easter Egg – Tutorial

With just a few more days for Easter, I just thought I’d make a 3 dimensional origami Easter Egg.

Origami Jewelry making – Origami Pendant

We will be making a pendant as we start with origami jewelry; the technique of making these types of origami pendants is real simple. Just find a sheet of designed paper of your choice, a piece of metal string, glue and you are on board.

Crepe or Duplex Paper Poinsettia – DIY

Poinsettia flowers are my favorite – they’ve got a festive look in them, I don’t know how but just looking at them brings a feeling of joy (maybe its the but the red and green color?) and now I’ve got one more reason, they’re simple to make too!

St. Patrick’s Day Origami – Four Leaf Clover

Here is the first Origami model suited for St.Patrick’s Day. A four leaf modular origami model is done here.

3D Origami Cup Cake

For my cousin’s birthday this year, I decided to make a cute cup cake which she probably can not eat, but that which she can keep safely without having to refrigerate it.

Origami Kusudama Star Model – DIY

This Kusudama Star model can be made quite easily. All you need is a little patience and about 30 to 40 minutes to spare.

Origami 6 point star (Star of David)

Following in the Christmas Origami series is the Origami Star of David which can be made using the steps explained. This is a modular origami model in which we will make 2 paper units and assemble them together.

Modular Origami Eight Point Star

This modular origami star is one of the easiest models to make. You can use these finished models to decorate your homes.