DIY Kirigami Fall Decorations

DIY Kirigami Fall Decorations

Trent Johnson
Oct 7, 2010

Our backyard is littered in colorful mulberry leaves—a reminder that despite the constant temperature fluctuation, Fall is here in North Carolina. Making your own Kirigami leafs are a great way to bring Fall inside. They look great placed in windows, under candles, or strung together in a garland.

These leafs pictured here were created by Jessica at Zakka Life. She followed these simple steps to create some great decor with few materials.

6" x 6" origami paper - you can use any size paper, you'll just have to adjust the templates accordingly
Printable template show below is available in higher resolution over at Zakka Life


  1. Begin with a square piece of paper and fold into quarters diagonally.
  2. Using either the template or your imagination, draw the quarter image of your fall subject: leafs, beets, mushrooms, anything will work! Ensure you have contact points on all edges of the paper for the best effect.
  3. Cut out your object, and unfold to see how you've done!

(Images: Zakkalife)

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