A pencil crayon, marker or round pen will also work well. And they are so easy to make!
Then repeat all of these steps to make yourself a small bouquet! Lilies can be found in a variety of hybrids and colors including yellow, pink, white, orange, purple, red and many others.
If you're giving your origami lily to someone as a gift, do use an extra special paper such as these gorgeous Fabric Textured Origami Paper Or use these Washi Origami Paper with raised patterns and subtle gold flecks.
Next, take one of the four corners of the base and squash fold it as shown below. If you prefer video, check out our origami lily video instructions.
This is a petal fold. If you have any pencil marks showing on the paper, just use an eraser to carefully erase them. Made this origami?
Place your finger under the lower point of the kite, and fold upwards as shown. Three handprint lilies looks beautiful! Scissors I used pink printer paper to make our lilies, but you could easily use construction paper.
Start with a 6 inch square piece of origami paper, and fold it into a water balloon base.