How to Make an Origami Box

Origami Box InstructionsFollow the instructions below to make this origami box. An origami box is an easy-to-make box that is made using origami techniques and used to hold other origami creations. A box made out of origami to hold origami; that’s very interesting. It is originally called Masu which is Japanese for the square wooden box.
Difficulty: Medium

The same principles of folding apply here in making these origami boxes. Just by following a few steps here and there and you’ll be able to make your origami box.

Origami art can be a lot of fun to make, but it can be more than just that. It is also a very useful creative decorative item. There are so many options on how decorative origami folds you'll find on the Internet.

You can make your space stand out with origami decorative art and have people asking you which store you got your decorations from when it was all you! Up your decor game with some very neatly colorfully made origami. In your bedroom, sitting room, anywhere for that matter. An origami sitting or hanging nicely in a space will catch the eyes of people.

With all of this fun eye-catching origami, you're making, you need a place to keep them. That's why in this article, we show you how to make an origami box.

Isn't it awesome that a piece of paper can be transformed into a handy dandy origami box with just a few well placed folds? Since it's so awesome, it almost appears to be impossible, but let me tell you it's totally possible and I'm going to show to you exactly how it can be done. Afterwards, I'll show you how to make a lid for it. After all, what's a box without the lid. Yeah baby!

How to Make an Origami Box?

Origami creations are made out of small square paper, so they are quite small and can be easily destroyed, hence the need for a box where they can be kept and covered.

Just follow the easy step by step instructions and you'll be able to make this origami box. It's not hard at all, but you'll need to look at the pictures carefully to make sure you're doing everything correctly.

Origami Box Instructions Step 1 Step 1: Start with a square piece of origami paper. If you only have regular 8.5x11 paper, follow these instructions to make a square sheet.
Origami Box Instructions Step 2Step 2-2 Step 2: Fold the paper in half from top edge to bottom edge, then unfold.
Origami Box Instructions Step 3Step 3-2 Step 3: Fold in half again from left to right, then unfold.
Origami Box Instructions Step 4Step 4-2 Step 4: Fold all four corners to the center.
Origami Box Instructions Step 5 Step 5: Rotate the paper so it becomes a square.
Origami Box Instructions Step 6Step 6-2 Step 6: Fold the top and bottom edge to the center, then unfold.
Origami Box Instructions Step 7 Step 7: Unfold the top and bottom triangles.

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