Congratulations are in order for those who fold this lovely crane model! So take a bow. I found the pleats in the tail especially difficult squash folds.
Print the pdf instructions for “Kotobukizuru Congratulations Crane” here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/232756/cranevar.pdf . I started with the pdf instructions then turned to a YouTube video at half speed for help: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nROdA_wAQU
One of the most beautiful advanced crane models I’ve seen recently, is on the blogging site Origami Expressions. This blog post is called “Taking the Origami Crane to Another Level” and features a truly magnificent crane: https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/37307439/posts/1243991968.