Jo Nakashima


About Jo Nakashima

Paper folder. Dog lover.


Origami Snowflake by Jo Nakashima
Learn how to make a beautiful origami Snowflake from one uncut rectangle sheet of paper. It will look even better if you use translucid paper (eg: tracing paper or Glassine paper). Origami Snowflake Designed by Jo Nakashima (Dec 13, 2017) Difficulty level: intermediate My paper: Copper Tissue-Foil 20cm x 20cm […]

Origami Snowflake


Origami Snowman by Jo Nakashima
Did you know? In America the snowmen are made from 3 snowballs, but in Japan you make it with only 2. I made the Japanese version first because it was easier.Then, I just added another module to make the third snowball and changed the arms position a little bit. The […]

Origami Snowman


Origami Emoji by Jo Nakashima
I’m working on a new series of origami Emoji! I’m adding the tutorials to the playlist down below. Click the top left icon below to see the available ones or click the title to open it in a new tab on YouTube: Pictures

Origami Emoji



Origami Jack-O'-Lantern by Jo Nakashima
This is the model that I’ve designed for Halloween this year (2017). It is based on the origami Skull that I’ve created in 2016. Origami Jack-O’-Lantern Designed by Jo Nakashima (23/Oct/2017) Difficulty level: low intermediate PDF Diagrams: not available My paper: Kraft 15cm x 15cm

Origami Jack-O’-Lantern – Halloween


Origami Feathered Tsuru by Jo Nakashima
How to make an origami Feathered Crane designed by Jo Nakashima. This model is like the traditional Tsuru, but with nice details on the wings and a color change on the beak. Special paper is NOT required! You can use even standard 15cm x 15cm origami paper. But for best […]

Origami Feathered Crane


Origami Seal by Jo Nakashima
How to make an origami Seal designed by Jo Nakashima. You can also fold an origami Whale and a Dolphin using the same base Origami Seal Designed by Jo Nakashima (08/2017) Difficulty level: low intermediate PDF Diagrams: not available My paper: SATOGAMI 15cm x 15cm (buy it here)

Origami Seal



Origami Eagle by Jo Nakashima
Origami American Eagle Designed by Jo Nakashima (08/2017) Difficulty level: Complex PDF Diagrams: not available My paper: 20cm x 20cm Copper Tissue-foil This model is doable with standard origami paper 15cm x 15cm, but for best results I recommend copper tissue foil 20cm x 20cm from Origami-shop.

Origami American Eagle


Origami Dolphin by Jo Nakashima
I’ve created this origami Dolphin using the same base as my origami Whale. Origami Dolphin Designed by Jo Nakashima (06/2017) Difficulty level: low intermediate PDF Diagrams: not available My paper: 20cm x 20cm Tant (first dolphin) – you can buy it HERE 15cm x 15cm kami (tutorial)

Origami Dolphin





Origami Bottle by Jo Nakashima
In 2011 I’ve made the first version of my origami bottle. Now this is an improved version with a better lock at the bottom, easier to fold and with a better shape. You can also fold an origami Cork and put a boat inside (if you use a transparent material […]

Origami Bottle v2 and Cork


Origami Money Bunny v2
This is a new version of my origami Money Bunny. The head is the same as the previous version, but I changed the body trying to turn it into a bookmark (you can use it that way too). Click here for the first version. Money Bunny v2/ Bunny Bookmark Designed […]

Origami Money Bunny v2