Do you like to read? Of course you do! Who doesn’t love getting lost in a good book? And one of the best ways to keep your place is by using a bookmark.

But why use a boring old piece of paper when you can make an origami bookmark of your own instead? It’s easy and fun, and you can make them in any design you want. So roll up your sleeves and let’s start learning how to make an origami bookmark!

How To Make An Origami Bookmark Video Walkthrough

There you go! I hope this video made it more than easy enough to create your first origami bookmark! Feel free to use any colored paper you want and you can also decorate your bookmarks to your heart’s content!

Go crazy and make as many of these origami bookmarks as you want! Make them in every color of the rainbow! Now, if you’d like to learn through a way other than video instructions I have prepared an illustrated step-by-step guide on how to make an origami bookmark down below.

If you enjoy this design, make sure to check out all my other origami items!

How To Make An Origami Bookmark: Step-By-Step Instructions

1. Creating a Triangle with a Square Paper

Start with a square piece of paper set down flat in front of you. Take the bottom corner of the square sheet of paper and fold it up to meet the top corner of the page to form a triangle.

2. Folding the Top Corner Down

You should be left with a triangular shape like the image above. Next up, take the front flap of the top corner of the triangle and fold it down to meet the bottom of the paper. You should have something that looks like the following step.

3. Folding and Tucking the Bottom Corners

The white represents the inside of the paper in the image above. If your design is looking like this, fold both the bottom right and left corners up and tuck them behind the little pocket where the arrows on the illustration are pointing.

4. Admiring the Completed Origami Project

Congratulations! You have successfully completed your origami project. Take a moment to appreciate the final product and consider making more to share with friends and family.

There you go! If you enjoy instructions more than videos I hope that these were simple and easy to follow! You should be a pro at making these now.

I expect you to have at least a few origami bookmarks done and in a few different colors and decorations as well! Below you’ll find the same instructions but in one large printable graphic!

How To Make An Origami Bookmark Printable Instructions

As you can see, it’s not too difficult to make your own origami bookmark. If you’re looking for a new and unique way to mark your place in your favorite book, now you know how to create an awesome and simple origami bookmark.

Be sure to check out my other origami creations and keep learning the art of origami. It’s definitely a skill that takes time and practice to master, but it’s well worth it when you can create beautiful pieces of folded paper like these. Thanks for reading!