We've always wanted to build origami shapes, but it looked too hard to learn. Turns out we were wrong, we found these awesome origami tutorials that would allow any beginner to start building origami shapes.
The Japanese kusudama is a paper ball made out of multiple identical origami shapes glued together. They were traditionally used as a ball for incense or potpourri but now we see them more for decoration or as a gift. (Click the picture to get tutorial)