16 Origami Pieces to Buy or DIY for Your Home
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16 Origami Pieces to Buy or DIY for Your Home

Ahh, the magical decorating powers of origami. Who would have thought breathtaking home accessories and art could come together with just some paper and a little elbow grease? Some origami projects take a little patience, but even if you don’t have any of that, we’ve got you covered with some origami-inspired products just waiting to be purchased. It’s been said that folding a thousand origami cranes can make a wish come true. Well, we’re all up for granted wishes (and awesome DIYs), so let’s get this folding party started!

1. Giant Wall Heart: Whether you just make it for Valentine’s Day, or leave it up year-round, this huge heart packs a big punch. What can we say, we’re suckers for anything gold. (via Oleander + Palm)

2. Colorful Cranes: Origami cranes create a magical mobile in a nursery when hung on a natural branch, offering a totally new twist for bringing animals into your child’s room. (via Kidsomania)

3. Birch Wood Origami: This project proves origami isn’t as scary as you thought it would be. A little folding here, a little gluing there and you’ve got a beautiful, versatile piece of home decor. (via Brit + Co)

4. Origami Pendant ($132): If you don’t want to make your own origami lamp, we recommend this stunning pendant. It’s also available in tons of other colors and styles, all sticking with the simple geometric look.

5. Origami Backdrop: Who knew paper could be so pretty? Fold and hang this incredible geometric series and you’ll see jaws drop at its simplicity and creativity. (via 100 Layer Cake)

6. Origami Coffee Table ($399): There’s a good reason we named this one of the 50 most beautiful coffee tables ever. The thin legs on this stunning table mimic origami and bring a beautiful, peaceful vibe into your home.

7. Lamp Shades: Put an incredible art form on center stage in your home by making this lamp shade. It’s the brightest idea anyone’s ever had for paper. (via Brit + Co)

8. Geometric Centerpiece: Once you get the hang of folding your own origami, start attaching the pieces to sticks and you could end up with a stellar centerpiece. (via Ruffled)

9. Heart Love Note: This precious paper heart displays a public message on the outside, with room for a private note inside. So sweet. (via Eat Drink Chic)

10. Origami Bubble ($43): Hang it up, stack it up or stick a light inside this one-of-a-kind origami ball. Whatever you decide to do with it, the unique shape is sure to turn heads.

11. White Cranes: Repetition is key with this one. If you can make enough small paper birds without getting a hand cramp, then you can string them together to create a beautiful flock illusion. (via Style Me Pretty)

12. Origami Koi: Create a magical koi pond out of thin air with this stop-motion video that details how to fold the fish. (via Sipho Mabona)

13. Origami Stars: A gorgeous photo guide will walk you through the simple steps to create these sweet stars. All you need is tiny strips of paper and a little folding magic. (via Minna May)

14. Contemporary Origami Flowers: Don’t have a green thumb? No worries! Folded and rolled paper comes together to create a beautiful floral display that is impossible to kill. (via Wedding Chicks)

15. Origami Garland: Thread simple origami prisms on twine and you’ve got a fabulous garland that’s perfect for photo backdrops, dinner party decor or just everyday celebrations. (via Ruffled)

16. Origami String Lights: We’re obsessed with string lights, and this choice is no exception. An easy accordion fold looks stellar when it’s repeated over and over to create this dreamy light strand. (via Minieco)

Have you mastered the art of origami? Which of these products will you be looking into? Share what you can do with us in the comments below.