The Origami Azalea is a simple design that uses two (2) pieces of origami paper.
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You can watch our Origami Azalea instructions video, or check out the step-by-step folding instructions below.
Step 1: Start with a square of origami paper with the color side up. Valley fold along the East-West line, then unfold.
Step 2: Get the second piece of origami paper, color side up. Valley fold along the diagonal as shown, then unfold.
Step 3: Overlap the two pieces of paper as shown, with the valley folds lined up. Then valley fold the two pieces together.
Step 4: Fold the upper right corners of the inner piece over as shown.
Step 5: Valley-fold the right corners of the outer piece, then unfold.
Step 6: Valley fold pieces as shown. Use the previously folded flap, tucking that inside the piece to secure it.
Step 7: Reach between the upper left corners, and start to open the flower. Continue to open and flatten until it stays open.
Step 8. Your origami Azalea is complete!