How to Make a Paper Butterfly

Paper ButterflyPaper Butterfly
by Atsushi Tajiri
Difficulty: Medium

This paper butterfly is just awesome. Isn't it amazing how one can take a simple square sheet of paper and turn it into something as beautiful as this paper butterfly? The whole figure is so complete that it's mind bloggling, and you're going to learn how to make a paper butterfly exactly like this. It's not difficult at all if you follow the step by step instructions carefully.

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 the paper in half by folding the upper left corner to the lower right corner.
Step 3 Step 3: Unfold.
Step 4 Step 4: Fold in half again by folding the upper right corner to the lower left.
Step 5 Step 5: Unfold.
Step 6 Step 6: Fold in half again by folding the top half back.
Step 7 Step 7: Unfold.
Step 8 Step 8: With your finger, push down on the middle so that it pops in.

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