Paper Dove Instructions and Diagrams

This is a beautiful paper dove reminiscent of the peace dove with an olive branch. Doves are traditionally a symbol to peace and Christian and Jewish holidays. There are a couple of tricky folds, but they're nothing too difficult that the excellent instructions and pictures won't be able to assist you with.

Paper Dove
Follow the steps to learn how to make a Paper Dove.
Difficulty: Medium
Step 1 Step 1: Start with a square piece of origami paper. If you only have regular 8.5x11 paper, follow these instructions to make a square sheet.
Step 2 Step 2: Fold in half by folding the bottom corner to the top corner.
Step 3 Step 3: Fold in half again by folding the left corner to the right corner.
Step 4 Step 4: Unfold.
Step 5 Step 5: Fold the left corner to the top corner.
Step 6 Step 6: Fold the right corner to the top corner.
Step 7 Step 7: Take the left flap and fold it in half by folding its top corner to the bottom corner.

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