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$ $ $ $ $
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Time
10 mins

Because you should never pay $5 for something that's going to be thrown away.
This may look fancy, but it's really all based off of 8 simple folds. If there's any step you're stuck on, leave me a comment, and I'll try to help you out!

Posted by Scarlet from Stafford, Virginia, United States • Published See Scarlet's 46 projects »
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  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Gift Box - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start out with 2 sheets of computer paper. Make the largest square possible out of each one, and put everything but one square aside.

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

    Fold the corners together, and unfold

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

    Fold two opposite corners into the center

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

    Then fold those folds into the center.

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

    Unfold.

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

    Do the same to the other two corners

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

    Unfold again!

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

    See that group of 4 squares in the center that my fingers are outlining? That will be the bottom of the box. You can outline them in pencil if that'll help.

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

    Fold a corner over along the "bottom" edge, and crease hard (you'll be tearing soon)

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

    Tear these four lines, only until you reach the "bottom" square.

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

    Fold.

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

    Fold.

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

    Fold, fold, fold.

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

    Hold the two pointy tabs together so they form kind of one continuous side.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Gift Box - Step 15
    Step 15

    Then fold the long strip over, and....

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

    ...down, to secure the two pointy things.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Gift Box - Step 17
    Step 17

    Do the same for the other side, and then fold your other square the same way to make a lid.

    Note: it doesn't really matter that the lid is the same size as the bottom-- it's paper, so most likely the lid will fit on fine (I've never had problems with that anyhow)

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

    Make a bow!

    Remember those two rectangles we have left over? Cut those each into four thin strips.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Gift Box - Step 19
    Step 19

    Simple loopy bow shape. Glue the ends in place.

  • How to fold an origami box. Origami Gift Box - Step 20
    Step 20

    Stack them!

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

    Glue them onto the lid!

    Experiment with the bow too-- the possibilities are virtually endless!

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Maria
Maria · Houston, Texas, US · 115 projects
OMG so many folds! I will try and see how it comes out. Wish me luck!
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Fluro C.
Fluro C. · 3 projects
Cooolio! Thanks a lot it really helped and I mean it!
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Archana Kamal
Archana Kamal · Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN · 4 projects
I love it!!! This is amazing! Happy
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hannah g.
hannah g. · Horten, Vestfold, NO · 74 projects
aha i learnt how to make these when i was a kid ^_^ nostalgic
great how to and thanks for sharing
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Lydia P.
Lydia P. · 2 projects
VERY cool! I made this and set it on the counter and every member of my family asked if they could have it! We ended up using it for my sisters birthday present, $10 and two eyeshadows. SO CUTE!
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The Mad Hattress
The Mad Hattress · 5 projects
This is great!! I love origami and you made this easy enough to understand that even I can figure it out.Can't wait!!
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Francesca F.
Francesca F. · Pisa, Toscana, IT · 10 projects
AMAZING! Thank you for sharing!
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Callie S.
Callie S. · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 16 projects
This is really amazing. I love it!!!
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