to Make an
pair of origami cranes on a card is a lovely symbol of love or
friendship. You could add a heart for a wedding or Valentine's
Day (see example below).
can find the following items in the scrapbook- and paper-craft area of
store or online:
- Two pieces of origami paper, 4½ inches square
x 5 inch card with envelope
- A piece of cardstock to coordinate with your origami
paper cut to 5¾ x 4¼ inches
adhesive for paper or Tombo Permanent Adhesive
the origami cranes through Step 24.
the cardstock to the card using adhesive.
the upper wings with
Attach the lower wings with sticky foam.
Note: Be sure to keep the
foam far enough
away from the edges of the wings so it
doesn’t show when the card is viewed from different angles.
Here's another idea: Put two smaller cranes on top of a basic heart.
The photo really doesn't do this card justice. The background
is actually a very glittery piece of cardstock. The heart paper
is lightweight scrapbook paper. The cranes are made from
beautiful origami paper with metallic gold flecks. It's much
prettier in real life!
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