Origami Traditional Tulip

Tulips are one of the earliest spring flowers. That is why they are the symbol of this wonderful time of the year. Also, a great meaning lies in the color of the tulip. For example, white tulips are a symbol of sincerity and affection, while yellow tulips symbolize parting.

Choose the right color to make an origami tulip. We chose red, the symbol of love.

Step 1

Fold the basic origami figure water bomb. Place it with the base down.

Step 2

Fold the side corners into the center, affecting only the top layer.

Step 3

Flip the paper over and repeat the last action on this side as well.

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Now you need to move the left side of the paper to the right: as if you were turning a page of a book.

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Fold the tops of the two sides so that they meet in the center.

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Flip the figure over.

Step 11

Flip from left to right again.

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Repeat Steps 8 and 9.

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Next, insert one side into the pocket of the second side as shown in the photo.
Do the same for the other side.

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Now you can inflate the tulip from its open side. At the same time, you need to hold both connected sides so that they do not disintegrate.

Step 20

The remaining details: carefully bend the petals of the tulip.

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Great job!

You can additionally make a simple stem-tube flower or decorate it with a leaf. And if you make a few more tulips, they can be put in a vase and please your eye for much longer than the real flowers.

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