Step 1: Start with a square piece of origami paper with white side up. If you only have regular 8.5x11 paper, follow these instructions to make it into a square sheet.
Step 2: Fold the paper in half by folding the top corner to the bottom corner, then unfold.
Step 3: Fold the left corner to the right corner, then unfold.
Step 4: Fold the top corner to the center.
Step 5: Fold the bottom corner to the top edge.
Step 6: Fold the bottom left and right edges to the center crease.