How to Make Lasting Memories With Origami Flowers

I got this flower from a boy when I was in grade 5... I call this flower a lasting memory.

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How to Make Lasting Memories With Origami Flowers
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You will need colorful Origami paper.  I am using stickies as I ran out of origami, but please don't use stickies they are hard to work with.  Make your first flower from a letter size printer paper.

You will need colorful Origami paper. I am using stickies as I ran out of origami, but please don't use stickies they are hard to work with. Make your first flower from a letter size printer paper.

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Lets get started.  Cut the printer paper into a square.  Don't discard the remainder, you will need it to fold or roll the Stem.

Lets get started. Cut the printer paper into a square. Don't discard the remainder, you will need it to fold or roll the Stem.

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Fold the right bottom corner into the top left corner, creating a triangle.  Pass your nail across the bottom of the fold.

Fold the right bottom corner into the top left corner, creating a triangle. Pass your nail across the bottom of the fold.

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Unfold the paper and notice the fold mark.

Unfold the paper and notice the fold mark.

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Repeat, this time from bottom left to top right corner.

Repeat, this time from bottom left to top right corner.

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You are basically creating folds that will make the next tricky step easier.

You are basically creating folds that will make the next tricky step easier.

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Watch carefully.  This is the only tricky step.  The rest should be easy.

Watch carefully. This is the only tricky step. The rest should be easy.

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Creating a diamond.

Creating a diamond.

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Completing the diamond.

Completing the diamond.

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More folds....

More folds....

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Almost there...

Almost there...

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Give your flower life.  In the first 10 seconds of this demonstration you will be shown the part that you will need to blow air into.  Unfortunately the paper I am using is too small for this part.

Give your flower life. In the first 10 seconds of this demonstration you will be shown the part that you will need to blow air into. Unfortunately the paper I am using is too small for this part.

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And now for the stem.  You can either role or fold the paper.  Make it narrow enough to fit through the hole you blew into in the previous step.

And now for the stem. You can either role or fold the paper. Make it narrow enough to fit through the hole you blew into in the previous step.

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Stem and flower assembly.

Stem and flower assembly.

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Why not create a message in a bottle... I mean in a flower.  Add your message on the stem prior to rolling it.

Why not create a message in a bottle... I mean in a flower. Add your message on the stem prior to rolling it.

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The end ....

The end ....

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Make them large and small.

Make them large and small.

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Lasting memories....

Lasting memories....

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