Although no one knows for certain, it’s believed that the iconic art of origami paper folding originated in Japan after paper was invented in China. Origami is the meditative art of folding paper into beautiful, symmetrical shapes using complex folding techniques. Early indications of origami suggest use in religious ceremonies by monks. Now, origami is a well-known craft, popular with children and DIY home decor enthusiasts alike.
Learning how to make origami is a handy skill to have, especially if you enjoy creating sculptures, crafts or DIY gifts. The art of folding origami is a wonderful way to relax and can also be an inexpensive way to create eye-catching, inexpensive, DIY homedecor. Using a variety of papers and shapes, simple origami displays can spruce up your home, top gifts, and provide a very Zen way to relax.