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Easy Origami Sunflower Folding Instructions

Here is an easy origami sunflower that beginners can try. It's one of the easiest origami flower to fold.


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Other easy origami flowers to try are: easy origami tulip and easy origami rose.


Easy Origami Sunflower Step 1: Start with a square 6" x 6" (15cm x 15cm) origami paper color side down. Here we are using a Gold Foil Origami Paper that came in the pack.




Easy Origami Sunflower Step 2: Fold it in half and open back up.




Easy Origami Sunflower Step 3: Fold it side to side (book fold) and open back up. You should now have 2 intersecting creases like so.




Easy Origami Sunflower Step 4: Now we will fold the bottom right corner into the center.





Easy Origami Sunflower Step 5: Now fold the other 3 corners into the center.




Easy Origami Sunflower Step 6: Fold the bottom flap outwards. The edges should be parallel.




Easy Origami Sunflower Step 7: Fold the other 3 flaps outwards.



Easy Origami Sunflower Step 8: Flip the paper over. Your flower part is complete.




Easy Origami Sunflower Step 9: Let's make the stalk. Start with a 6 inch square origami paper color side down. Here we used a Rice Origami Paper with Kimono and Folk Art Designs. The green design from the pack was an obvious choice.




Easy Origami Sunflower Step 10: Fold the bottom right tip to meet the top left tip and open back up.





Easy Origami Sunflower Step 11: Now, fold the right and left sides toward the center diagonal crease.





Easy Origami Sunflower Step 12: Fold the right side again towards the center crease.



Easy Origami Sunflower Step 13: Fold the right side over again.




Easy Origami Sunflower Step 14: Fold the bottom side up at the dash line as shown below.





Easy Origami Sunflower Step 15: Flip the paper over.



Easy Origami Sunflower Step 16: Now put the flower and stalk together and you have an easy origami sunflower.




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