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Origami Kusudama Diamond Flower

Six kusudama units are glued together to form a really pretty origami kusudama diamond flower ball! It makes a great gift as well as a nice ornament or decoration.


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Origami Kusudama Diamond Flower Step 1: Start by folding the origami table base. This is a commonly used base in origami and we've created a separate page of instructions for it.

You should have the following to start with.






Origami Kusudama Diamond Flower Step 2: Starting with the top right corner, pry open the paper.







Origami Kusudama Diamond Flower Step 3: Repeat Step 2 for the other 3 corners. It now looks like a pretty diamond flower.





Origami Kusudama Diamond Flower Step 4: Flip paper over.



Origami Kusudama Diamond Flower Step 5: Fold back the corners.




Closer look....







Origami Kusudama Diamond Flower Step 6: Repeat Steps 1 to 5 and make a total of 6 units.






Origami Kusudama Diamond Flower Step 7: To form the kusudama ball, we need to glue the tabs together. Watch the video below for the full assembly process.

Origami Kusudama Diamond Flower Video



When you've finished gluing all 6 six units together, it'll look like this!







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