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How to Fold a Napkin into Bird of Paradise

Learn how to fold a napkin into a bird of paradise with the napkin folding instructions in this Howcast video.


For the birds of paradise, we are going to take our yellow napkin here. We are going to fold it in half, and then half again.

You are going to want to make sure that your points and your edges that are loose are facing up. Then we are going to fold it in half and tuck this corner down under. So we are going to fold that under.

Then, from the top point down, we are going to pull down these triangles on the left and the right. And then we are going to end up popping it up. So you just pull this down and up, pop it up, and you're going to tuck these corners into the inside of your napkin.

Then these are going to be our beautiful petals for the birds of paradise. We are going to pull one up at a time. There should be four of them.

And there you have the birds of paradise origami napkin.

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