After having folded and decorated origami cranes daily for 1000 consecutive days (see my previous post on Bored Panda), I took a short break, but I could not stop creating new ones, even though no longer on a daily basis.

I am allowing myself to explore more themes and techniques, and to find inspiration in even more places.

These are some of my latest creations. Some are inspired by things like Greek mythology and Japanese folklore, while others come from the joy of nature, or personal experiences.

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Alexandra Yuan
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1 year ago

then theres me trying to fold a paper in half .-.

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A Rose Among Thorns
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1 year ago

The tail feathers are incredibly done!

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A Rose Among Thorns
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1 year ago

No cuts or glue??? How???

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Captain Foley
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1 year ago

Beautiful

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Roger Skeens
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1 year ago

How is it done???

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Issy
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1 year ago

When a parrot and a crane come together ^-^

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Shiba Inu
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1 year ago

i love looking at other people's insanely beautiful works of art, this is seriously amazing. yeah it makes me feel like i suck tbh but still this guy's awesome.

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Allison Pettett
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1 year ago

cute flowers!

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Lyndsey
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1 year ago

Looks like a winter spirit.

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A Rose Among Thorns
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1 year ago

It looks like there are deer antlers sprouting from its back

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Shiba Inu
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1 year ago

okay, question- after he made 1000 of these things, what the actual hecky dizzle did he do with them? first of all they probably take up a lot of space considering there's 1000 of them but also they're so delicate so they have to be placed in somewhere safe. I AM CONFUSION

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1 year ago

Wow! The colors of this one are AMAZING!

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Linda Matheny
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1 year ago

I love this one. All are simply amazing!!!!

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BACON M&M
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1 year ago

STUNNING!! WE WANT A TUTORIAL!! Please😁🙏

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Nosfentor
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1 year ago

A golden seraphim.

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Molly Block
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1 year ago

Some people are so damn creative! Upvote, people, UPVOTE!!! He deserves your votes!!

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AND PEGGY
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1 year ago

Wow!

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Dragon crane? Love the thorns up the spine. So carefully thought out and placed.

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Shiba Inu
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1 year ago

how. literally how.

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Ivy Crawford
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1 year ago

I love all of the negative space here...so delicate it's gorgeous ❤

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Lyndsey
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1 year ago

THIS ONE IS MY FAVORITE! Black and gold looks lovely together.

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Molly Block
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1 year ago

Goth version. :-)

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Lyndsey
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1 year ago

Ayyyyyy, are those suppose to be red envelopes?

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Madonna Rose
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1 year ago

Ooooooooo love ❤️ it!

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Bobbi Newell
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1 year ago

Thunderbird!

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Lyndsey
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1 year ago

Holy frick, are these for sale? Looks like a goddess in animal form.

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Shiba Inu
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1 year ago

i love how the simplicity contrasts with the detail. wow that made literally no sense.

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Ivy Crawford
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1 year ago

In the nude

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Dorothy Parker
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1 year ago

Swallow tail crane. So very Japanese in the feel of it. Amazing.

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Magpie
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1 year ago

I can feel the spring in the air :) This is lovely.

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Ivy Crawford
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1 year ago

Oh my heart!!

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Molly Block
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1 year ago

Minimalist version. :-)

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Pretty Pangolin
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1 year ago

The smaller, star-shaped flowers are incredible!

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Magpie
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1 year ago

Love this one! For me it symbolizes creativity and works in progress, but still gorgeous along the way.

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Magpie
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1 year ago

How does he make it look like leather but still light weight? Impressive.

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Bentley Allen
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1 year ago

God damn it

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Heather Milkman
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1 year ago

I like the details of this with a holiday feel. Beautiful color combination and details very unique.

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Pretty Pangolin
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1 year ago

This would be an awesome gift for wedding guests to take home.

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Molly Block
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1 year ago

Heart version. Very cool!

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KT Trondsen
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1 year ago

reminds me of ganesh

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Candy Prince
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1 year ago

Looks like a bunyip!

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