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Kusudama Paper Flowers

How to make Easy Origami Kusudama Paper Flowers

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Kusudama paper flowers is a kind of origami which is made of several identically folded pieces that are glued together to make a spherical shape. This beautiful flower is simple to make, but it will impress all of your family and friends. So let’s start the tutorial.

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How to make Origami Kusudama Paper Flowers

Kusudama Paper Flowers

Step One

You will need five separate sheets of 8cm x 8cm square paper. You can use any paper, just cut the size you prefer. Bigger size paper will results in bigger petals and vice versa.

Kusudama Paper Flowers

Step Two

Fold the paper diagonally to make a triangle. Make sure you crease it well.

Kusudama Paper Flowers

Step Three

Take each of the bottom corners and fold to the top corner as showing below.

Kusudama Paper Flowers
Kusudama Paper Flowers

Step Four

Then fold the left and right corners down to meet the edge of the paper.

Kusudama Paper Flowers

Step Five

Unfold the flap you created before and make a squash fold and squash that flat and then crease it.

Kusudama Paper Flowers

Step Six

Fold down the top triangles of both sides.

Kusudama Paper Flowers

Step Seven

Fold the left corner on itself so it meets the first side crease. Repeat with the right corner.

Kusudama Paper Flowers

Step Eight

Now glue your flower petals together. Repeat until you have a total of five flower petals.

Kusudama Paper Flowers
Kusudama Paper Flowers

Step Nine

Now take any kind of glue and apply a thin layer at the top edge of the petals about half a centimeter to a centimeter wide and start assembling all the petals, line up the edges and press them together.

Kusudama Paper Flowers
Kusudama Paper Flowers

Step 10

Add a small pearl in the center of the flower because the flower looks more beautiful with the pearl. Just use some hot glue and stick the pearl in the center.

Kusudama Paper Flowers

That’s It! You have completed the Origami Flower.

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Kusudama Paper Flowers

Wrapping up How to Make a Fun Origami Flower

Kusudama Paper Flowers are a traditional Japanese art form that has been around for centuries. The technique was first developed by geisha in the 18th century and it is believed to bring good luck, happiness, and prosperity into one’s life.

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