The Ornamental Japanese Origami paper flower, Kusudama are one of the popular Origami creations. This flower appears to be complex but it can be made by following few simple steps.
- 5 Pieces of origami paper ( you can use any color paper of your choice)
Start with a square piece of origami paper which is 5 inches by 5 inches square with color side down.
Make a triangle by folding bottom corner of the paper with the top corner. Crease well.
Now fold the triangle into the diamond by lifting the bottom left corner and join it to the top of the triangle, do the same with right bottom corner too.
Now fold the flaps outward to a right and left edges of the diamond. Now open the flap by placing the finger in the pockets and squash it. Do this to both ends. Kindly refer the above image.
Fold both the tips to form a smaller triangle as shown in above image.
Fold both sides in half.
Now we will glue these sides to form petal-like shape, please note : do not crease the paper. Repeat these steps and create more four petals. Total five petals are needed to create One Kusudama flower.
The first petal of Kasudam flower is ready.
Create more four petals and glue all five petals. Our Kasudama Flower is ready.