Origami Kusudama Flower

Kusudama is a beautiful and delicate flower that only exists in the world of origami. Do you know what it means? Its shape, color, and size are limited only by your imagination! You can even make it out of white paper and then color it with paints or felt-tip pens.

The peculiarity of this figure is that it is glued from several identical parts. So you will need 4 or 5 sheets of paper of your choice.

Step 1

Fold the 15×15 cm paper (place the colored side down if it is one-sided) diagonally.

Step 2
Step 3

Fold the side corners to the top corner.

Step 4

Work out the fold, unfold.

Step 5

Now fold the right and left corners to the fold line, making two diagonal folds.

Step 6

Turn the figure over.

Step 7

Bend the corners protruding from the sides towards you, work the folds well, and unfold.

Step 8

Turn the paper over again.

Step 9

Next, you need to glue the two sides together.

Step 10

Glue the surfaces of the two triangles that are formed at the bottom of the figure.

Step 11

Repeating Steps 1 to 10, make 3 or 4 more of the same components.

Step 12

To assemble the flower you should glue all the parts together as shown in the photo.

Step 13

Look how beautiful the flower turned out!

Step 14

You can additionally spread the inner folds to make it more lush.

There is one little secret about this flower: if you make 6 of them and glue them together, you will get a ball! Pretty cool, right? Definitely deserves a try.

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