Making an Origami Candy Box – 19 Steps

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Making an Origami Candy Box – 19 Steps

Introduction:

Also known as origami candy dish, this origami candy box is a great paper craft to store sweets or any small trinkets that you have. To make this paper box, use a sturdy piece of paper. It is optional to use a paper that has color on one side like the paper illustrated below. That way the instructions are a lot easier to follow. Now let’s get folding!

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

 

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 01

Get a square piece of origami paper. Face the colored side down and then fold the paper diagonally along the dashed lines. Crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 02

The second step is to bring all the 4 corners of the square paper to the center. The center of the paper is where the diagonal crease lines intersect.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 03

Fold the paper crosswise and lengthwise in half. Crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 04

Flip the  origami piece to the other side.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 05

Diagonally fold the paper along the dashed lines.

How to fold an Origami Candy Boxh - Step 06

Bring the top left and right corner downward to the bottom corner.

How to fold an Origami Candy Boxh - Step 07

Pry open the outermost layer of the origami paper.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 08

As you pry open the outermost layer, lift the bottom corner (yellow dot) upwards to the top.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 09

Repeat step  7 and 8 to the back side of the origami paper.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 010

Rotate the paper 180 degrees counter clockwise.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 011

Make a crease mark along the dashed lines as shown in the illustration above.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 012

Fold the top layer of the bottom corners up towards the crease made in step 11. Unfold the paper and then  repeat the same step on the back side.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 013

 Using the crease marks as a guide, Fold the yellow dots upwards.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 014

Like flipping a page from a book, turn the right outer flap to the left. Do the same at the back.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 015

Fold the left and right side to the center. Crease well and unfold. Do the same on the back side of the paper.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 016

Diagonally fold the inner corners upwards to the creases you just made. Do the same on the back side.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 017

Fold the left and right side to the center again. Repeat the same on the back side.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 018

Double fold the top corner of the front layer. Repeat the same on the back side.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box - Step 019

Almost done! Gently pull apart the front and back sides.

How to fold an Origami Candy Box -Finish

Your origami candy box is done! Now you have your own candy dish where you can store some sweets.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. Dang! So good as heck trust me this really helps! I love miniature so much and its gonna be perfect😍 keep up the good work!👏👏👍👌

  2. Great now I can make a snack delivery..

  3. Really works keep up the good work:-)

  4. just what i wanted tysm

  5. Finally, a good tutorial for me to create

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