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One Dozen (12) Origami Bonsai Instant Flowers FREE US SHIPPING

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Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers are pre-folded origami shapes that with two simple movements, reveal a beautiful and real looking flower. Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers are the first mass-produced origami flower in the world. They are printed on recycled paper with soy ink so they’re non-toxic, recyclable, and eco-friendly. Artist and author of the Origami Bonsai book series, Benjamin John Coleman spent three years developing this product. It was released in February of 2010.

Each Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers package comes with one dozen (12) flowers, six red, three yellow and three blue. Instructions for opening the instant flower are on the front of the package and on YouTube. With additional folding, the same pre-folded shape is capable of producing many more intricate flower varieties. Detailed instructions for creating the instant flower and for creating the Poinsettia, Lady Slipper, Long Bud, Cyrtanthus, Petunia, and Corolla and other varieties are available at

Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers can be used like real flowers, attach to straws and put in a vase, create delicate, beautiful displays of flowers in a bowl, but more importantly, they go where no flower has gone before:

-Insert an unopened flower into greeting cards or invitations before you mail them. Small, downloadable and printable instructions for inclusion in greeting cards are available at

-Keep an unopened flower in your wallet or purse. Write your telephone number on it. You can use it as a conversation starter, or give it to someone you’re interested in!

-Keep some in your drawer at the office to cheer up employees when they’re having bad days.

-Keep some in the glove compartment of your car. You can give them to kids in the back seat to entertain them, or if you get pulled over, try giving one to the officer – it might get you out of a ticket!

-You can decorate gifts with three instant flowers for less than the cost of one plastic bow.

-A great gift for a friend who is ill. They creatively entertain for hours!

-Put one on each of your guest’s dinner plates, or use as party favors.

-Use as part of fundraisers, for church groups, scouts and others.

-The Origami Bonsai® Instant Flower shape has the potential to yield hundreds of distinct flower varieties. Try experimenting to develop your own, personal flower!

-Use in crafting to decorate wreaths, or add a floral flair to any project.

-Use a kabob skewer or sharpened chopstick to poke a hole in the bottom of the bud. Twist one end of a twist tie into a ball and insert the other end through the hole you poked. Now you can attach Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers to virtually anything (gifts, gift bags, wreaths, trees, etc.)! For the cost of one plastic bow you can use three recyclable Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers!

- Kids Love Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers. Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers make a great gift for children ages 8 and up. Children can make gifts and experiment with different folds. At the same time they'll be learning some real-world geometry. Teachers: Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers were invented by a former high school math teacher. Two lesson plans based on Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers are available for download at One lesson plan is for grades 3-8, the other is more advanced, for high school trigonometry.
These flowers can also be custom imprinted with corporate logos and campaign slogans for a eco-friendly, growth-oriented promotions. Please email Ben [!at] for more information.


Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers are made from paper and paper is flammable. Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers should always be kept at a safe distance from open flames. This means they should never be located above an open flame, and never closer than 6 inches to an open flame.

Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers represent a hazard to small children when twist ties have been inserted into them. Please keep Origami Bonsai® Instant Flowers with inserted twist ties out of the reach of small children.

One Dozen (12) Origami Bonsai Instant Flowers FREE US SHIPPING


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