Unicorn Papercraft, 3D Papercraft - Build Your Own Low Poly Paper Sculpture from PDF Download (DIY gift, Wall Decor for kids room and home)

Unicorn Papercraft, 3D Papercraft - Build Your Own Low Poly Paper Sculpture from PDF Download (DIY gift, Wall Decor for kids room and home)

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โžฝ ๐— ๐—”๐—ž๐—˜ ๐—” ๐Ÿฏ๐—— ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—–๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—ก ๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—™ (๐—ฌ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—จ ๐—–๐—”๐—ก!)
This is a downloadable PDF pattern that you will soon be turning into real 3D paper unicorn using scissors & glue.

Get lost in the magic of her imagination with an ethereal unicorn which seems to leap out of the wall.
Make this low poly running unicorn together - on a rainy weekend, during the school holidays, or for her birthday party.

And once youโ€™re done, hang it in her bedroom, showcase it for her birthday, and delight at your creative genius!
(Or if youโ€™re an inventive adult who wants the unicorn for themselves โ€“ this oneโ€™s for you too!)

It is a perfect activity for those โ€˜craftyโ€™ weekends when the mood is light and music is humming in the background.

This majestic unicorn, always imitated, never equaled, will bring that big smile on her face and leave her friends jealous. By the way, they are likely to ask you to make one for them too :)

โžฝ ๐—ฆ๐—œ๐——๐—˜ ๐—ก๐—ข๐—ง๐—˜
You can upgrade this leaping unicorn to a flying Pegacorn by adding wings! https://www.etsy.com/oxygami/listing/575038847

โžฝ ๐—ช๐—›๐—ข ๐—–๐—”๐—ก ๐—•๐—จ๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—— ๐—œ๐—ง?
Beginner friendly, provided that you are patient and motivated. Being meticulous is definitely a plus for better results.

Adults and teens 12+ enjoying crafts, especially paper crafts.

People who need a way to alleviate stress and intrusive thoughts.

The process is very simple to understand: Each part is numbered in sequential order. No headache in sight, my goal being to make you feel relaxed.

Team up with your teen and divide up tasks if you feel more like it!

โžฝ ๐—œ๐—™ ๐—ง๐—›๐—œ๐—ฆ ๐—œ๐—ฆ ๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ ๐—™๐—œ๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—ง ๐—ง๐—œ๐— ๐—˜
You will receive the files by email a few seconds after your order is processed.

In addition, your Etsy account will give you lifetime access to the files.

I HIGHLY recommend for you to create an Etsy account, especially if you intend to pay via Paypal (because Paypal won't send the download links, only Etsy will...)

If you decide to check out as a guest anyway, the files will be downloadable only from your email (check out your spam folder(s) too) for a limited number of weeks.

After you download and unzip the files:
- print on your own A4/Letter sheets at 100% (scroll down to read my recommendations on the kind of paper to choose)
- score and fold along the dotted lines, as explained in the instructions
- cut out the parts
- then glue the numbered twin edges together.
- after it's finished, hang your masterpiece to the wall using 3 mere push pins/thumbtacks

The process is very simple to understand: Each part is numbered in sequential order. No headache in sight, my goal being to make you feel relaxed.

As this unicorn leaping out of the wall is one of my signature projects, it has been made by a countless number of teens and adults from all around the world.

No doubt you will do a great job too!

โžฝ ๐—ช๐—›๐—”๐—ง ๐—ข๐—ง๐—›๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—–๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ฉ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—ฆ๐—”๐—ฌ๐—œ๐—ก๐—š
"Done! Spray painted white to cover up glue spots, give more stability and shine.
I added the gold and pink because it was a gift for my little niece."
Brynn, US (Facebook group)

"I think itโ€™s as beautiful on the inside as the outside!!!! My granddaughter is going to LOVE IT!"
Sheryl, US, who also made the wings that go well with the galloping unicorn (Facebook group)

โžฝ ๐—›๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—˜'๐—ฆ ๐—ช๐—›๐—”๐—ง ๐—ง๐—ข ๐——๐—ข
- - - Download the template from the email you receive from Etsy
- - - Print the template on white, coloured or patterned cardstock (A4 or 8.5"x11")
- - - Read through the getting started tips
- - - Have a glance at the illustrated instructions
Then the fun part:
- - - Score along the dotted lines
- - - Following the pattern, cut out each individual part
- - - Fold
- - - Pair up the twin numbers to glue the pieces together
After it's finished:
- - - Hang it on the wall using one pin or nail, just like a picture frame
- - - Do the happy dance :)

๐—ช๐—›๐—”๐—ง ๐—œ๐—ฆ ๐—œ๐—ก๐—–๐—Ÿ๐—จ๐——๐—˜๐—— ๐—œ๐—ก ๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ ๐—ฃ๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—–๐—›๐—”๐—ฆ๐—˜
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Please note that this is a *DIGITAL* file. *NO PHYSICAL ITEM* will be shipped.

A few seconds after your purchase, Etsy will email you with download links to zip files containing:

โœท A complete digital 30-page template in PDF consisting of:
- - - - 24 pages for the body (Colour 1 of your choosing, for example white like in the picture)
- - - - 6 pages for the manes and eyes (Colour 2 of your choosing, for example purple like in the picture)
โœท Step-by-step illustrated instructions
โœท Getting started & advanced tips for a flawless sculpture

โžฝ ๐—ช๐—”๐—œ๐—ง, ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—œ๐—ฆ ๐— ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—˜!
๐—•๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜‚๐˜€ #๐Ÿญ
A mini-cactus to train yourself or initiate your little one into papercraft while you are putting the unicorn together.

๐—•๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜‚๐˜€ #๐Ÿฎ
You will have access to a small private Facebook group dedicated to Oxygami's customers (There are clickable links embedded in the files).

You can join when you need:
- to get inspiration from other members' colour schemes
- to sparkle the motivation to start
- to have your questions answered. I am quite responsive there

๐—•๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜‚๐˜€ #๐Ÿฏ
A set of 5 other cacti to download from the files section of the Facebook group

โžฝ ๐—ก๐—จ๐— ๐—•๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—”๐Ÿฐ/ ๐Ÿด.๐Ÿฑ"๐˜…๐Ÿญ๐Ÿญ" ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—˜๐—˜๐—ง๐—ฆ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—˜๐——๐—˜๐——
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โžฝ ๐—›๐—ข๐—ช ๐——๐—ข ๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—จ ๐—ž๐—ก๐—ข๐—ช ๐—ช๐—›๐—”๐—ง ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ง ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—ก๐—ง ๐—ข๐—ก ๐—ช๐—›๐—”๐—ง ๐—–๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ?
The pattern consists of 2 different files (+instructions).
So you will know just by reading the file names:
- - - "Colour1_Body_24pages_GallopingUnicorn_byOxygami"
- - - "Colour2_Mane+Eyes_6pages_GallopingUnicorn_byOxygami"

โžฝ ๐——๐—œ๐— ๐—˜๐—ก๐—ฆ๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ ๐—ข๐—™ ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—™๐—œ๐—ก๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—›๐—˜๐—— ๐—ฆ๐—–๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—ฃ๐—ง๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜
(๐˜„๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ฝ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—”๐Ÿฐ/๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐˜€๐—ถ๐˜‡๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜€)
- - - Height: 74 cm / 29 in (it's big)
- - - Width: 22 cm / 8 ยฝ in
- - - Depth: 40 cm / 15 ยพ in

โžฝ ๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—ฃ๐—ฃ๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—จ ๐—ช๐—œ๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—˜๐——
- this template
- printer
- 30 sheets of cardstock
- 10 sheets of regular office paper (for the instructions and tips)
- scissors
- scoring tool (dried-out pen, your nails, etc., be creative!)
- ruler
- white glue
- 1 push pin or thumbtack or nail

โžฝ ๐—ข๐—ฃ๐—ง๐—œ๐— ๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—— ๐—™๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—•๐—ข๐—ง๐—› ๐—”๐Ÿฐ & ๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—ง๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ
Just print at 100% and you are good to go

You can also print on A3 and scale it up to 141%, but this will be more difficult to make!

โžฝ ๐—ฃ๐—”๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ฅ ๐—œ ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐— ๐—˜๐—ก๐——
A4 / Letter size in 160-210 gsm / 65 lbs cover

You can use either white cardstock and spray paint it, or coloured/patterned cardstock. I recommend against metallic paper, which takes longer to dry.

For all my prototypes, I personally use Iris Vivaldiยฎ by Cansonยฎ in 185 gsm, which comes in 50-sheet reams. They have 30 colours to choose from.
Brands like Recollectionsยฎ, Astrobrightsยฎ, Clairefontaineยฎ, to name a few, are also good options.

You can also go creative with patterned paper provided that it is thick enough.

For a cheaper alternative, go for Bristol paper, but it usually comes in white. You may then need to use spray paint it (in bronze, gold, silver, etc.), which is good for concealing potential glue smears.

โžฝ ๐—š๐—Ÿ๐—จ๐—˜ ๐—œ ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐— ๐—˜๐—ก๐——
Any wood glue or any craft glue will do.
Fast drying one is a plus, but it is optional.

I personally pour some wood glue into a metallic lid. Then I apply a few drops onto the tabs with a toothpick before I spread them out in a thin layer. You need very few glue!

โžฝ ๐—–๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ข๐— ๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—˜ ๐—œ๐—ง ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—ฆ๐—จ๐—œ๐—ง ๐—ฌ๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฅ ๐—ง๐—”๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฆ
Take the unicorn to new creative heights by:
- using textured paper
- spray painting the mane in gradient colours
- adding fur to her mane
- sprinkling glitter on her horn
- making a rainbow mane
- or โ€ฆ [add your genius idea here]

โžฝ ๐—”๐—•๐—ข๐—จ๐—ง ๐—ง๐—›๐—˜ ๐—”๐—จ๐—ง๐—›๐—ข๐—ฅ
My name is Stephane and I am a night owl who crafts paper to fight insomnia and reduce internal noise. I am based in Paris, France, but my sleep is so erratic that I am actually living in different time zones (which comes in handy to answer customers' questions from all over the world). I am both ENFP and INFP personality types, depending on the moon. I also don't eat meat nor fish by choice and I am an intermittent faster. But other than that, I feel normal.

OXYGAMI is my full-time job. I chose this name because OXYGAMI = Oxygene + Origami.

I design DIY paper sculptures for creative people who need a way to stop internal noise, at least temporarily. Building a paper sculpture switches off our brains as it requires focus. It also brings fun during the assembly and pride when the sculpture is finished. In a word: oxygene!

I try hard to design gorgeous, refined models to decorate your walls. And I try as hard to make the assembly as intuitive as possible, so that you can successfully make your own even if you never did anything with your hands.

These sculptures require time but they are so rewarding in the end! They attract compliments like magnets.

โžฝ ๐—›๐—”๐—ฉ๐—˜ ๐—ค๐—จ๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ ๐—ข๐—ฅ ๐—ก๐—˜๐—˜๐—— ๐—›๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—ฃ?
Feel free to get in touch whenever you need support, right here:

- - - Private Facebook group (through a clickable link in the instructions)
- - - Etsy convo (click the "Ask a question" button on top of this page)
- - - Email: stephane[at]oxygami.com

โžฝ ๐—–๐—ข๐—ฃ๐—ฌ๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—š๐—›๐—ง
- - - You may:
โœ… gift the finished sculptures made from my templates.
โœ… sell the finished sculptures made from my templates in person
โœ… sell the finished sculptures made from my templates on social media

(But in case you use pictures, please do NOT put your logo without mine in your pictures featuring my work)


- - - You may NOT:
โŒ give away the files
โŒ publish the files
โŒ resell the files in their digital form or in the shape of paper kits.
โŒ use my pictures or my other customers' pictures. Please use your own.
โŒ mislead people into believing that you are the designer (with your logo without mine or without my name for example)
โŒ copy the design

If you are unsure about what you may or may not do, don't hesitate to ask me.

โžฝ ๐—ช๐—”๐—ก๐—ง ๐— ๐—ข๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐Ÿฏ๐—— ๐—ฆ๐—–๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—ฃ๐—ง๐—จ๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ฆ ๐—ง๐—ข ๐—–๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—”๐—ง๐—˜?
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โœ… Other 3D papercraft unicorns:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/OXYGAMI?section_id=20819869

โœ… Add wings to make a Pegacorn
https://www.etsy.com/oxygami/listing/575038847/

โœ… The horse version:
https://www.etsy.com/oxygami/listing/529427081

โœ… Browse the rest of my shop for more awesome models:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/OXYGAMI

โžฝ Back to top and โ€˜add to cartโ€™ button
https://www.etsy.com/oxygami/listing/274930046

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SAInteriors May 21, 2018

5 out of 5 stars

I enlarge the unicorn by 145% and photocopied it onto 11 x 17 paper for a Kentucky derby gala for a nonprofit organization. Everybody loved it!! I bought the unicorn by mistake so I took off the horn. Easy to put together. I made three and hung them from easels with a tablecloth draped over.

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Betty Tousignant Feb 27, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

Got the download right away. Was my very first oxygami to do. Took a bit to get use to how the folds go. All in all It came out pretty good.

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Ida Hall Aug 10, 2019

5 out of 5 stars

Beautifully crafted. I changed colors on mane, eyes, and hooves. Came out gorgeous!

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Reviewed by Inactive Jun 11, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

This unicorn is amazing. The detail is perfect and it was very easy to put together. There are photos which take you step by step through the process. This was my first time putting something like this together and I couldnโ€™t be happier with the result. I had questions for the seller and he got back to me right away. Iโ€™m definitely going to purchase more files from this shop.

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