Origami Christmas Ornaments

In the origami community, Anita Barbour is well known for her beautiful, origami Christmas ornaments. She has a 120-page book called Easy Origami Ornaments featuring 60 of her original designs. The few that you see below are just the tip of the iceberg!

Another good book for Christmas decorations is The Magic of Origami by Alice Gray and Kunihiko Kasahara. This book is is a classic and a treasure to have! All the models are easy to make and there is a large section on Christmas ornaments.



Diagrams

3-in-1 Rabbit Ear Ornament: (AF Barbour)
    pg 1, pg 2

Blossom ornament: (AF Barbour)
    pg 1, pg 2

Christmas Decoration (D Petty)

Curved Diamond Ornament (AF Barbour)
    pg 1 , pg 2 , with fish base

Double Leaf Ornament (AF Barbour)

Fluted Diamond (M Kahn)

Four Birds Ornaments (AF Barbour)
    pg 1 , with frog base

Gyroscope (L Simon)

Hanging Ornament (T Fuse)

Puzzling Ornament (I Garibi)

Skeletal Octahedron (R Neale)

Spiral Seedpod Ornament (AF Barbour)
    pg 1 , with preliminary base

Strand of Tears Ornament (AF Barbour)
    pg 1, pg 2

Teardrop Ornament (AF Barbour)

Tetrahedral Frame (Ow & Hull)

Tier of Tears ornament (AF Barbour)

Toshie's Jewel (uses 3 Sonobe units)

Tree Ornament 3 (AF Barbour)

Tree Ornament 5 (AF Barbour)

Tree Ornament/Jewelry (K-D Ennen)

Triple Leaf Ornament (AF Barbour)
    pg 1, pg 2

Twelve Vaned Ornament (AF Barbour)
    pg 1 , with pinwheel base

Star Twist Ornament (AF Barbour)
    pg 1, pg 2 , with bird base

Winged Ornament (AF Barbour)

X-mas Ball (J Skillman)

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In addition to the above, there are many other origami models that can be used as ornaments. Simply attach a string to the model and hang it up.



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