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easy to make origami boxes
You're supposed to tell a story when you're making the box. I've written mine in each step, but you can make your own!

Posted by leila deli from Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain • Published See leila deli's 18 projects »
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  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 1
    Step 1

    Get your piece of paper and fold the diagonals. Then unfold.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold the edges of the square. Make them meet in the center.
    Story: in one planet there are four continents.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 3
    Step 3

    Turn the square other side up and fold the edges again.
    Story: in each continent there are four countries.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 4
    Step 4

    Repeat the process on the other side of the square.
    Story: in each country there are four cities.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 5
    Step 5

    Ok, this step is difficult to explain, so I'll take photos. Turn the paperother side up AGAIN.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 6
    Step 6

    Now, push one of the edges up...

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 7
    Step 7

    and press it down. Repeat with all edges.
    Story: and each city has a flag.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 8
    Step 8

    Pick two of the rectangles made in the previous step...

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 9
    Step 9

    ...and strech them out.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 10
    Step 10

    Fold the new parts....

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 11
    Step 11

    and put them under the other section.
    Story: in one of those cities there's a happy couple. The boy gives the girl a jersey...

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 12
    Step 12

    Make both rectangles meet by folding them together.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 13
    Step 13

    Story: and the girl gives him a pair of trousers.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 14
    Step 14

    Unfold the "trousers" and repeat steps 8-10.
    Story: all this happens in a picnic table.

  • Step 15

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 16
    Step 16

    See that X that appears in the square?Pinch the edges of the lines and make them meet.
    Story: he gives her a flower.

  • Step 17

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 18
    Step 18

    Turn the thing around and make the edges meet.
    Story: they get on a boat.

  • Step 19

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  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 21
    Step 21

    Open one side of the boat and pinch the triangle thingy inside it. Pull it up and fold the three edges to the middle. Then fold the square in half.
    Story: the go to a restaurant but it's closed.

  • Step 22

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  • Step 27

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 28
    Step 28

    Repeat process on the other side.
    Story: they look for a chocolate box but all the shops are closed.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 29
    Step 29

    Pinch the flaps that you just made...

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 30
    Step 30

    and strech them sideways. That's it, you just finished the box!

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Box - Step 31
    Step 31

    Story: and finally, they found a great box of chocolate.

    I hope you understood everything. Happy folding!

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