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Lotus Flower

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1. Fold the paper in half vertically, then unfold. Do the same horizontally. (The Lotus Flower is very similar to the lotus blossom, but a little bit more difficult.)

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2. Fold the corners into the middle of the paper, using the creases from Step 1 as guidelines.

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3. Fold the corners into the middle again.

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4. Flip the paper over.

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5. Fold the corners into the center of the paper one more time.

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6. Slightly, but firmly, bend the corners of the paper forward.

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7. Very very carefully, bring the flap of paper from the back side around to the front. (Tip: Make another, larger fold like what you did for Step 6 and gradually smooth it out as you bring the back side of paper to the front.)

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This is what the result of Step 7 should look like. It’s very easy to rip the paper, so just be patient as you complete this step.

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8. Repeat Step 7 on the remaining three petals.

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9. Turn the flower over. Very carefully, unfold the four triangular flaps you see in the picture above.

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10. Congratulations! You’ve made an origami lotus flower!

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Author: Kayla Minguez

UPROXX blogger. I also pen things on Pennedist.com.

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