Origami Christmas Ornaments

Anita Barbour is well known for her beautiful, origami Christmas ornaments. She has a 120-page book called Easy Origami Ornaments featuring 60 of her original designs. The few that you see below are just the tip of the iceberg!

Another good book for Christmas decorations is The Magic of Origami by Alice Gray and Kunihiko Kasahara. This book is is a classic and a treasure to have! All the models are easy to make and there is a large section on Christmas ornaments.

origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments

Origami Christmas Ornament Diagrams

• 3-in-1 Rabbit Ear Ornament: (AF Barbour): pg 1, pg 2
• Blossom ornament: (AF Barbour): pg 1, pg 2
Christmas Decoration (D Petty)
• Curved Diamond Ornament (AF Barbour)
pg 1 , pg 2 , with fish base
Double Leaf Ornament (AF Barbour)

Fluted Diamond (M Kahn)
• Four Birds Ornaments (AF Barbour)
pg 1 , with frog base
Gyroscope (L Simon)
Hanging Ornament (T Fuse)
Puzzling Ornament (I Garibi)

Skeletal Octahedron (R Neale)
• Spiral Seedpod Ornament (AF Barbour)
pg 1 , with preliminary base
• Strand of Tears Ornament (AF Barbour)
pg 1, pg 2
Teardrop Ornament (AF Barbour)
Tetrahedral Frame (Ow & Hull)

Tier of Tears ornament (AF Barbour)
Toshie's Jewel (uses 3 Sonobe units)
Tree Ornament 3 (AF Barbour)
Tree Ornament 5 (AF Barbour)
Tree Ornament/Jewelry (K-D Ennen)

• Triple Leaf Ornament (AF Barbour):   pg 1, pg 2
• Twelve Vaned Ornament (AF Barbour)
pg 1 , with pinwheel base
• Star Twist Ornament (AF Barbour)
pg 1, pg 2 , with bird base
Winged Ornament (AF Barbour)
X-mas Ball (J Skillman)

origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments origami christmas ornaments

origami christmas ornaments

In addition to the above, there are many other origami models that can be used as ornaments.
Simply attach a string to the model and hang it up.
birds and butterflies
stars , ball-like modulars and kusudama
• see star-like ornaments


  • Please Help

    Please help by reporting broken links so that we can fix them. One easy message from you can save us hours and hours of clicking. Thanks!

  •  

    More Origami Diagrams and Instructions…

  • These free origami instructions are made available to you by the paper folding community at large. If you have a diagram you would like to share, or if your diagram is listed here and you wish to have it removed, please Contact Us. Diagrams are intended for personal use. Copyright of the models lie with the origami creators and designers. Please contact the designer and/or creator directly for non-private usage of a model and/or artwork.