Tiny Origami Mobile




Introduction: Tiny Origami Mobile

I like Origami and I like tiny things, so I decided to make the smallest Origami I ever made.


You need thin paper, scissors, a ruler, and I used tweezers for the
smaller folds. Later you will need some thin thread or wire, wooden sticks and a knife to cut the wood.

Step 1: Cut the Paper

Cut the paper to the right sizes. Some need squares, some need rectangles.

Step 2: Folding the Origami-items

Cut the paper to the right sizes. Some need squares, some need rectangles. I decided to go for a frog, a boat, a steamship, a butterfly, and my favourite, the crane. Here you see some of the steps along the way. The pointy tweezers became handy to reopen the piece in some steps.

Step 3: Poke Holes

Oh, now they all gathered!! For the next part I used a needle to make holes where the thread or wire will go. If you use bigger pieces, try to find the right balance so they don't tilt.

Step 4: Putting Everyting Together

I used thin wire that I took from a cable, because I didn't find the right thread. I attached it by forming a loop in the end of each wire so it stays under the belly of the items. As rods I peeled off some wood chips from a match and cut it to the right size and length.

Step 5: Done!

Unfortunately the wire makes a bit stiff, but still I'm happy about the outcome.

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    2 years ago

    Wow! very tiny indeed. Nice work : )