Origami is not only a very entertaining craft, but it also makes a great gift option if you are looking to give something homemade. Show that special woman in your life that you are willing to go above and beyond for her by creating a piece of origami -- the Japanese art of folding paper to create beautiful objects. Or fill your son's room with fun origami creatures. With a few folds, you are bound to find that origami is as flexible as your imagination.
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For the Holidays
If you are looking to make a great gift for the holiday season, consider origami ornaments to hang on your Christmas tree, beautifully decorated origami roses for Valentine's Day or origami eggs for Easter. Origami gifts make great keepsakes for children and adults who want to decorate their homes and get into the holiday spirit. You can do the crafts as a fun family activity, especially if you have family visiting for the holidays.
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If you have a son who loves animals, consider designing an origami zoo to fill up his room. You can also create dinosaurs if they are more his "thing." Some boys love to build model cars or boats. For them, origami cars, boats and other vehicles would make an excellent gift and a fun addition to their collection.
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Go out of your way this year to make her feel special on your anniversary. It is no secret that many women love flowers, but sometimes the same old roses can get old. Origami roses are a great way to show her that you wanted to do something special for her this year. You can also create origami doves and include a love letter about how she has brought peace and love to your life.
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For Craft Lovers
If you have a craft lover whom you are looking to impress this year, shop around for the perfect origami craft book. There are many different origami books that contain creative and unique designs and ideas, so don't worry about getting something that she already has. If she is new to crafts, consider getting her a beginner's guide to origami so that she can learn to enjoy a new hobby.