Hello! I have been wanting to do this craft project for so long and finally I got around to.
It is simple and fun:
Materials I used:
- black cardstock
- metal ruler
- utility knife
- a mat to cut on
- double sided tape
1. Print your origami figure. I chose a font from DaFont called Origami Bats, it is free to download for personal use! I enlarged the font in Illustrator and separated the parts so I could fit the size I wanted on an A4 paper, since I can only print that size at home.
2. I started with the bear. I taped the templates to black cardstock and cut the pieces out with the help of a metal ruler.
3. As I cut the pieces of my origami bear I numbered them, both on the pieces and on a copy of the bear in smaller size. That way I did not lose any parts and I would know how to assemble them later on.
4. I made a cardstock stick to be able to measure the space between the pieces. You can use black cardstock, but I chose to make one in another colour. And then I just used double sided tape to fasten the paper pieces to the wall.
Try it! Happy crafting!