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Fun With Paper Folding and Origami - How to Make Origami Miniature Books
Miniature sculptures, replicas and bonsai plants are cute to look at but they do require a bit of skills and knowledge to produce. Fortunately, there's a fun and easy way to make miniature models and that's with paper and origami. Many adults and children enjoy paper folding and origami, and it is a popular art form. This tutorial will show you how to make an origami miniature book.
For this project, you will need a sheet of origami paper measuring 15cm by 7.5cm for making the book cover. Scrapbooking paper can be used if you prefer a thicker material for the book cover. To make the pages for the origami book, I used a sheet of A4 paper trimmed to 15cm in width and 30cm in length.
Follow the step-by-step instructions and pictures below to start making your first origami mini book. We begin with making the pages for the miniature book. In this tutorial, you will end up with a little twelve-page book. You can increase the length of the paper to add more pages to make a thicker book, or trim off the excess paper for a thinner book.
Folding instructions to make the origami mini bookClick thumbnail to view full-size
Folding the pages..Click thumbnail to view full-size
Making the book cover is a lot easier than folding the pages, but once you get the hang of it, you'll be able to make this little origami book without looking at these instructions.
Here are the steps on how to make the book coverClick thumbnail to view full-size
You can use different paper sizes to make bigger or smaller books, or add more pages to make thicker books.
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