Create An Origami Box Rectangle for Storage & More

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Create An Origami Box Rectangle for Storage & More

Introduction:

Making this origami box rectangle is quite easy to do. It is a great way to store small trinkets such as paper clips and various accessories. You can also turn it into a gift box that you can give to someone special.

Use thick paper so that the origami box will be sturdy. You may use a single-sided colored paper such as the illustration below. That way, it will be clearer to follow the instruction.

Difficulty Level: Easy – Intermediate

How to fold an Origami Rectangular Box - Step 01

Use a thick paper so that the origami box will be sturdy. You may use a single sided colored paper such as the illustration below. That way, it will be clearer to follow the instruction.

How to fold an Origami Rectangular Box - Step 02

The second step is to bring the left and right edge to the center crease line made in step 1.

How to fold an Origami Rectangular Box - Step 03

Valley fold the outer layer along the dashed lines. Make sure to fold the outer flap layers ONLY.

How to fold an Origami Rectangular Box - Step 04

The origami paper should now look like this. Now flip the paper to the other side.

How to fold an Origami Rectangular Box - Step 05

Fold the left and right side along the dashed lines. Crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Rectangular Box - Step 06

Diagonally fold the bottom left corner along the dashed line.

How to fold an Origami Rectangular Box - Step 07

Fold the corner of the top outer under. Make sure to tuck the outer layer ONLY.

How to fold an Origami Rectangular Box - Step 08

Tuck the bottom right corner inside the underneath the outer flap.

How to fold an Origami Rectangular Box - Step 09

Insert the bottom corner to the outer flap.

How to fold an Origami Rectangular Box - Step 010

Repeat steps 6 to 9 on the top part of the paper. This time, repeat step 9 by tucking the top corner inside.

How to fold an Origami Rectangular Box - Step 011

Gently lift the sides out. As you lift it outwards, it will  form into a box.

How to fold an Origami Rectangular Box

Your origami box rectangle is done!  You can make a lid for this box by using the same instruction with a bigger piece of origami paper.

Experiment with different sizes of paper and different methods to make boxes.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. I used to make these but they were smaller . I was hoping I could find out the size difference. But no matter. At least now I remember how to fold the basic box, and I can experiment with sizes. Thanks!

  2. LIFE SAVER i don know how many times ive looked at vids to see thisss thx so much

  3. Good job friend

  4. Needed a gift wrapper, this will do! Thanks ☺🤗

  5. Does anyone know how I can make a lid?

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