Modular & Unit Origami
On this page you can find all the origami tutorials categorised as “Modular”. Modular Origami uses two or more pieces of paper to become a single origami model.
The modular origami found here is often boxes, flowers and stars, as well as other origami items such as books, hearts and origami plants.
The main form of modular origami is Unit Origami, which uses multiple of the same unit pieced together to form a larger model. These models are often 3d shapes such as prisms, cubes and more.
All Modular & Unit Origami
Choose which of our Modular & Unit Origami you'd like to make.
Mini Origami Pot Plants Tutorial - Make Paper HouseplantsMay 22, 2021
Learn how to make a mini origami pot plant with this step by step tutorial. Miniature origami houseplants make great desk decor & gifts.
Origami Long Tray Tutorial - Box With HandlesMarch 22, 2019
A long origami tray to keep pens, pencils or other items. This long origami box has handles on either side. It's easy & no glue is needed.
Magic Origami Spring Toy Tutorial - Salman EbrahimiMarch 6, 2019
Learn how to make a fun magic origami spring toy. This accordion type origami gadget is addictive to play with, impress your friends!
Mini Origami Succulent Plants TutorialFebruary 25, 2019
Learn how to make an origami succulent. Origami plants make perfect gifts, your friends will love them. No cutting or glue required.
3D Modular Origami Numbers Tutorial - Digital 0 to 9December 27, 2018
Make some modular 3D origami numbers in digit format. Download and printout free templates of these origami numbers.
Origami Santa's Sleigh TutorialDecember 13, 2018
Follow this tutorial to learn how to make an easy origami Santa's sleigh for Christmas. This origami sled is very easy to make using 2 sheets.
Origami Symmetrical Shuriken Star TutorialDecember 6, 2018
An origami ninja star that has straight points instead of slanted. This easy modular origami star is made from 2 sheets of square paper.
DIY Origami Advent Calendar Box TutorialDecember 2, 2018
This origami advent calendar box is the perfect gift to make this Christmas. These origami drawers in an origami frame with 12 drawers.
Modular Origami Display Frame TutorialNovember 30, 2018
Make a square modular origami frame. There are 3 variations: simple frame, layered frame & box frame. Made with 4 sheets of square paper.
Modular Rectangular Origami Frame / Shadow Box TutorialNovember 30, 2018
How to make a rectangular modular origami frame. It will fit a standard photo size or make one your own size. No glue or cutting is required.
Origami Tower Of Drawers Tutorial - 12 BoxesNovember 22, 2018
Make a tower of origami drawers. No glue or cuts are required for this origami drawer box that can have as many levels as you like.
Origami Secret Drawer Box Tutorial - Tetra BoxNovember 18, 2018
How to make an origami Tetra Box using no cutting or glue, just paper. This origami drawer box is easy to make. You can use as a gift box.
Easy Origami Ninja Star TutorialNovember 15, 2018
Learn to make an origami ninja star. These easy origami stars are folded from 2 sheets of paper. Also called a Shuriken throwing star.
Traditional Origami Chinese Fancy Dish TutorialNovember 15, 2018
This traditional origami box uses 2 sheets of square paper to complete. This unique origami box or bowl is fun and easy to make.
Moving Origami Vampire Mouth Toy TutorialOctober 24, 2018
Learn how to make origami vampire teeth! Opens and closes by moving small levers at the back. Great Halloween DIY for friends & family.
Jacobs Ladder Tutorial - Origami Squares - 2 MethodsJuly 11, 2018
Learn how to make a fun Jacob's Ladder toy from origami squares and either paper strips or long ribbon. These paper toys make great gifts.
Hinged Origami Box Tutorial - Cube VersionApril 12, 2018
How to fold a cube shaped origami gift box with a hinged lid using two sheets of paper. No glue is required for this hinged origami box.
Origami Hinged Box Tutorial - Medium SizeMarch 30, 2018
How to make a rectangular hinged origami box. Made using two sheets of paper. This origami gift box is quite easy and requires no glue.
Origami Weaved Mats Tutorial - Paper PlacematsJanuary 23, 2018
Learn how to make origami weaved paper mats, use them for display or as real placemats or coasters. You can reinforce them with varnish.
Modular Origami Star Tutorial - Salman EbrahimiDecember 13, 2017
Make a modular origami star designed by Salman Ebrahimi. This puffy star is made with 5 sheets of square paper, no cuts or glue required.
Origami Dual Hexagram Stars TutorialAugust 15, 2017
Modular origami hexagram stars, these pretty origami stars have dual look to them, each are made from 6 pieces of paper & are simple to make.
Origami Secret Stepper Box TutorialAugust 9, 2017
Learn how to make a useful origami stepper box, this origami gift box has 3 - 4 levels and is easy to make. Perfect for gifts!
Origami Vase Cover Tutorial - Accordion OrigamiJune 17, 2017
Change up your pots and vases - learn how to make an origami vase cover. These origami accordions are easy to make with 2 sheets of paper.
Modular Origami Coaster Tutorial - Sonobe UnitsJune 14, 2017
Make some cool origami coasters with modified sonobe units. You only need 4 units for this, it's easy and satisfying how they fit together.
Chinese New Year Origami
Modular & Unit Origami
Valentines Day Origami
Mothers Day Origami
Origami Accordion Folding
Origami Anime & Game Characters
Origami Bows & Ribbons
Origami Crystals Gems & Diamonds
Origami Tiles & Coasters
Paper Craft & Kirigami
Mini Origami Books
Origami Pencil Cases
Origami Wallets, Folders & Bookmarks