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Difficulty Level Intermediate

Make your teachers day greeting card / teacher's day card on this honoured day to show your love and respect to your mentor. Make an origami card with an innovative and meaningful teachers day card design to reflect how much your teacher means to you.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Take origami papers.

STEP 2:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Create guidelines by folding a square piece of paper by joining the two opposite corners.

STEP 3:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Unfold and repeat in the other direction.
Be sure to line-up the edges and corners as cleanly as you possibly can.

STEP 4:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Fold one of the corner in the centre (half line-up the edges and corners) to make a solid crease.
Repeat the earlier step with the rest of the corners.
You should now have a square piece of paper with creases / guidelines that intersect perpendicularly in the centre.

STEP 5:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Fold each corner inward towards the centre. Begin with one corner, pulling it all the way towards the centre point and lining it up with the guideline-creases you made earlier. Once everything is lined up, fold and crease.
Refer to the image.

STEP 6:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Try to get the tip as close to the centre without going past it.
Do not unfold.

STEP 7:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Repeat the previous step for each corner. Once each corner is folded you should be left with a smaller square. This is called a "blintz fold."

STEP 8:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Flip the paper.

STEP 9:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Fold each corner of the blintz fold base inwards towards the centre.

STEP 10:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

Bring each corner all the way to the centre point of the square, and line-up the corners, edges and guidelines just as you did when you first constructed the base.
Refer to the image.
Make sure the folds are on the top of the blintz base when you begin.
Repeat for each corner. When you are finished, you should end-up with another square.

STEP 11:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

Now fold each corner towards the outwards, which are folded inwards (towards the centre )

STEP 12:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 12 | Hobbyideas

You are essentially performing a series of blintz folds on a single piece of paper.

STEP 13:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 13 | Hobbyideas

Flip the paper.
You can see the square in front and 4 small triangles which are peeping out from the square.

STEP 14:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 14 | Hobbyideas

Make another blintz fold by folding the centre of each corner of the blintz base towards the outwards.
Work each corner one at a time and be patient.

STEP 15:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 15 | Hobbyideas

Once again, you will be folding the corners towards the outwards so that you are left with yet another smaller, square inside.

STEP 16:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 16 | Hobbyideas

You will be "inverting" a fold with each petal.
Pull up the last round of petals to get the lotus flower
Your origami lotus flower is ready.

STEP 17:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 17 | Hobbyideas

Make big and small sized flowers.
Make 5 such flowers.

STEP 18:-

ORIGAMI FLOWER CARD  - Step 18 | Hobbyideas

Take Hobby Ideas a4 sized green coloured card paper.
Fold the paper in the centre to make the card.
Arrange and stick the origami flowers aesthetically using Fevicol MR.
Paint the stems with Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter - Silver 402.
Leave it to dry.

you will need

Fevicryl 3D Outliner Non Sticky Glitter - Silver 402, Fevicol MR, Hobby Ideas Green Coloured Card Paper, Hobby Ideas Origami Papers.