Wednesday, December 11, 2013

How-To: Origami Mobile

You guys, have you ever created something really awesome, but you forgot to take pictures of the process and then when you want to post the tutorial there are no pictures? No? #bloggerproblems That's the story behind this cute baby mobile. Want to (finally) see how I made it?

I've been wanting to post a tutorial about it for over a year, but it seems like I never have time to take pictures of the process. Well, I finally like midnight...and the pictures aren't 100% awesome, I'm just going to leave it at that. However, I'm hoping you'll still be able to make a pretty pinwheel from the

Once I had folded all of my pieces (a total of 48) and assembled them into 8-point stars, I hung them.
I used a metal ring from an old lamp shade, covered with white yard and hung the hanging stars around the circumference of the ring with fishing wire.

If you can read Norwegian, Home by Linn has some fantastic pictures of the process, too.


  1. This thing is pretty cool! I had a little bit of trouble following the photos, but I ended up figuring it out. I made mine out of little 1" post its, and they didn't want to stay together so I had to tape them. Cute project :)

    1. I'm sorry that you had trouble with the pictures! It's hard to show origami steps with pictures! I need to do a video :)


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