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How to make an origami star box

Make an origami star box! This is actually a really easy model to make.

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Lay paper color side up

Lay paper color side up

Fold the diagonal; crease

Fold the diagonal; crease

Unfold

Unfold

Fold other diagonal; crease

Fold other diagonal; crease

Unfold

Unfold

Turn paper over

Turn paper over

Fold in half; crease

Fold in half; crease

Unfold

Unfold

Fold the other half; crease

Fold the other half; crease

Unfold

Unfold

The finished preliminary base

The finished preliminary base

Fold right side of top layer to the center crease

Fold right side of top layer to the center crease

Lift and squash the flap

Lift and squash the flap

Be sure to align the creases carefully

Be sure to align the creases carefully

Crease

Crease

Fold left side of top layer to the center crease. Lift and squash flap like you did with the other side

Fold left side of top layer to the center crease. Lift and squash flap like you did with the other side

Turn over

Turn over

Repeat with these sides

Repeat with these sides

Fold the left-hand flap to the right ( like turning a page in a book)

Fold the left-hand flap to the right ( like turning a page in a book)

Fold the top layer of lower left edge to the center crease

Fold the top layer of lower left edge to the center crease

Repeat the rest of the edges (both sides should look like this)

Repeat the rest of the edges (both sides should look like this)

Rotate 180 degrees

Rotate 180 degrees

Fold the lower flap upward between the widest points; crease

Fold the lower flap upward between the widest points; crease

Unfold

Unfold

Fold the topmost layer of the upper flap down as far as it will go

Fold the topmost layer of the upper flap down as far as it will go

Fold the flap on the right across to the left; fold the topmost layer of the upper flap down as far as it will go

Fold the flap on the right across to the left; fold the topmost layer of the upper flap down as far as it will go

Repeat

Repeat

Repeat

Repeat

Place your fingers inside the gap at the top and gently open the model

Place your fingers inside the gap at the top and gently open the model

Sharpen the creases around the base

Sharpen the creases around the base

Voila! The star box!

  • 1.0 Sheet of origami paper or any other square paper