Learn How to Make an Origami Box

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Learn How to Make an Origami Box

Introduction:

You can make different kinds of origami boxes with various kinds of procedure. For this instruction, we are going to make a traditional origami box. Use a sturdy piece of paper to make this box so that you can put anything you want inside. You may use any color of paper or you can use a single sided colored paper similar to the paper illustrated below.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Step 01

Start with a square piece of origami  paper. Face the colored side down and then fold along the diagonal  dashed lines as shown. Crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Lotus - Step 02

Bring all the four corners to the center. The center is where the diagonal crease lines made in step 1 cross each other.

How to fold an Origami Box - Step 04

Rotate the origami paper 45 degrees counter clockwise.

How to fold an Origami Box - Step 03Bring the top side and the bottom side to the center.

How to fold an Origami Box - Step 05

Open the top and bottom triangular flaps.

How to fold an Origami Box - Step 06

Fold the left and right side along the dashed lines.

How to fold an Origami Box - Step 07

Diagonally fold along the dashed lines as shown. Crease well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Box - Step 08

Do the same (step 7) on the top left side of the origami paper.

How to fold an Origami Box - Step 09

Repeat step 7 & 8 at the bottom part of the model.

How to fold an Origami Box - Step 010

At the top part of the model, pry open along the creases made in step 7 & 8. As you open, the top part will stand up.

How to fold an Origami Box - Step 011

Fold inward  the top part into the box. Follow the dashed line and use the crease line as a guide.

How to fold an Origami Box - Step 012

Almost done! Repeat step 10 to 11 on the other side of the model.

How to fold an Origami Box - Finish

Your origami box is done. Experiment with different sizes of paper and different methods to make boxes.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. Thank you! I made this for my grandma because tomorrow is her birthday 🥳

  2. Me: Yes finally that we got that is easy!

  3. thanks for helping me out on my project!
    and i actually did it!! 😀

  4. Thank you soooooo much because of u I learnt how to make a paper box ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

  5. The illustrations are amazing! helped me a lpt

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