Behold, a folded creation!
Origami (pronounced or-i-GA-me) is the Japanese art of paper folding. Learn it and you'll be able to make all kinds of paper decorations - figures of birds that you can display on a shelf,hang on a mobile, or tuck into a birthday card, for example, as a small gift.
To start you off a long and satisfying learning journey, this 2torial takes you through two relatively easy projects that will result in one decorative item and one useful item. As an added benefit, you may gain some inner peace-- origami requires you to slow down and concentrate, and bestows patience and discipline to the sincere student.