How to Make Origami Sailboat Party Favors

a simple fold and staple and you can make the fun party favors. I used Authentique "Anchored" Collection papers.

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How to Make Origami Sailboat Party Favors
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Start with a perfectly square piece of paper. I used a 6x6 square

Start with a perfectly square piece of paper. I used a 6x6 square

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Fold corner to corner and press flat

Fold corner to corner and press flat

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Set in front of you with one of the long sides facing you and the tip in upper right corner. Fold up from the bottom as shown- you make it a little off kilter so the rear corner hangs out a bit

Set in front of you with one of the long sides facing you and the tip in upper right corner. Fold up from the bottom as shown- you make it a little off kilter so the rear corner hangs out a bit

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Press flat

Press flat

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Now open your paper back up and turn to the other side. You can see the folds we just made

Now open your paper back up and turn to the other side. You can see the folds we just made

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Now- here is the tricky part- fold the crease backwards away from you

Now- here is the tricky part- fold the crease backwards away from you

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and bring the back together like this

and bring the back together like this

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Voila! Boat!

Voila! Boat!

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now traditional Oragami would never use staples- but for this (since you might want to fill it) a staple works great!

now traditional Oragami would never use staples- but for this (since you might want to fill it) a staple works great!

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Now to stabilize your boat, punch out a small circle of paper for the base

Now to stabilize your boat, punch out a small circle of paper for the base

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Hot Glue your boat to the base

Hot Glue your boat to the base

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Now cut out a little banner and glue it to a toothpick, then hot glue the pick inside of the sail. I also made a cute little banner from my scraps :)

Now cut out a little banner and glue it to a toothpick, then hot glue the pick inside of the sail. I also made a cute little banner from my scraps :)

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I embellished these with Petaloo Flowers and stickers from the Authentique Acnhored Collection. The stickers have little letters if you want to add names

I embellished these with Petaloo Flowers and stickers from the Authentique Acnhored Collection. The stickers have little letters if you want to add names

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Another little boat

Another little boat

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Close up of the Petaloo flowers

Close up of the Petaloo flowers

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How cute will these be at a party!

How cute will these be at a party!

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You can even fill these with little candies or peanuts or confetti

You can even fill these with little candies or peanuts or confetti

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