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Origami Tea Cup

Here's an easy origami for a Japanese tea cup.

 

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Origami Tea Cup Step 1: Start with a 6 inch x 6 inch (15 cm x 15cm) square origami paper, color side down. Fold in half on the vertical axis. Crease well and unfold.

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Origami Tea Cup Step 2: Fold both sides to meet in the center.

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Origami Tea Cup Step 3: Fold both bottom right and left corners to meet in the center.

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Origami Tea Cup Step 4: Make a horizontal mountain fold.

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Origami Tea Cup Step 5: Fold both bottom right and left corners to meet in the center again.

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Origami Tea Cup Step 6: Flip paper over.

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Origami Tea Cup Step 7: Pry paper open at the bottom and crease the sides.

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and your Japanese-style origami tea cup is complete!

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