Paper Dove Instructions and Diagrams

Paper Dove
Follow the steps to learn how to make a Paper Dove.
Difficulty: Medium

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.

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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