Origami Peace Dove Step-by-Step Instructions

  • 01 of 05

    Origami Peace Dove Step-by-Step Instructions

    origami peace dove instructions
    Chrissy Pk

    Learn how to make a traditional origami Peace Dove, this origami bird is quite easy to make and has no complicated folds. 

    A dove is a symbol of peace for some religions, in Christianity, a white dove holding an olive leaf in its beak appeared in the story of Noah's Ark.

    This Origami Dove could also be a parrot or other bird! They would look very pretty if you made a few of them for a wall display! A small one could be included on a baby mobile or hung as a statement piece on its own.

    If you...MORE like origami birds, why not try and make an easy Origami Swan!

    You will need:

    • 1 sheet of square paper

      For the tutorial, we used thin paper that was 20 x 20 cm. With the same color on both sides.

      If your paper has a white side, you will not see the white color on the finished model.
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  • 02 of 05

    Origami Peace Dove Tutorial - Step 1

    origami peace dove instructions
    Chrissy Pk

    1. Starting white side up, fold your paper diagonally in half and then in half again. Start with your paper in the position shown.

    2. Fold the bottom left of the top layer up to the top right corner.

    3. Repeat on the back.

    4. This is what you should now have.

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  • 03 of 05

    Origami Peace Dove Tutorial - Step 2

    origami peace dove instructions
    Chrissy Pk

    5. Make sure the paper is in this position.

    6. Fold one layer from the bottom corner up to the top.

    7. Unfold and reverse inside fold the last crease.

    8. Flatten the model again.

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  • 04 of 05

    Origami Peace Dove Tutorial - Step 3

    origami peace dove instructions
    Chrissy Pk

    9. Repeat the last fold on the back. This is the view from the top.

    10. Fold the head of the dove down like this.

    11. Inside reverse fold the head.

    12. Pull the beak until it's in the position you want.

    13. This is what it should look like.

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  • 05 of 05

    Origami Peace Dove Tutorial - Step 4

    origami peace dove instructions
    Chrissy Pk

    14. Fold one of the wings up, and repeat on the back.

    15. Fold the tail to meet the vertical line.

    16. Open the tail out and reverse fold the last crease.

    17. Wrap the tail around the body.

    18. It's done!

    If you had some trouble following along, start from the beginning, it can take a couple of tries.

    Did you make an origami peace dove? Tag #paperkawaii on Instagram so that we can see it!

    For more tutorials and also video tutorials, check out the youtube channel called Paper Kawaii, also check out...MORE some of the websites below if you like. 

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