When you fold a flat piece of paper to create a three-dimensional work of art, you are participating in recreational pastime that is over 400 years old. Students of Origami have been able to replicate just about everything in the world around them into paper art form. Among the most beautiful of origami creations are the flowers. Your origami flowers are masterpieces of origami art. They deserve a setting just as artistic as they are. What better way to display them than on an origami stem.
Lay your green origami paper green side down with the four corners pointing up, down, right and left. Fold the right corner over the the left corner and make a crease. Unfold the paper so it is in its original position.
Fold the right and left corners so their upper edges line up with the center crease. Your creation now looks like an upside-down ice cream cone. It still has the top and bottom corners and a new right and left corner.
Fold the new right and left corner so their bottom edges line up with the center crease. After this step you will still have your top and bottom corners but an new set of right and left corners. Fold this new set of right and left corners so their bottom edges line up with the center crease.
Flip the creation over. Fold the bottom corner up to the top corner. Fold the entire creation in half, lengthwise. This will allow the stem to stand on its own. Fold the outer layer of the stem back to create a leaf. Make the fold deep for a large leaf or small for a smaller leaf.
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