Welcome to the origami star box instruction page, where we will transform origami paper into a delightful and functional creation. This charming piece not only serves as a decorative item but also as a clever storage solution.
Origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, is a captivating blend of precision and creativity. Crafting an origami star box is a rewarding and meditative process, perfect for both beginners and experienced paper artists.
In this step-by-step guide, we’ll take you through the process of creating your own origami star box, from selecting the right paper to mastering the intricate folds required for its unique shape. Whether you’re an origami enthusiast or a novice looking for a fun project, our instructions are designed to be clear and easy to follow.
So, gather your favorite paper and find a quiet, well-lit workspace. Get ready to fold and crease your way to a stunning origami star box that can serve as a decorative piece, a gift box, or a unique container for your treasures. Let’s dive into the world of paper folding and create something truly special!
Make your very own origami star box! What will you keep inside?
Use double-sided coloured paper in contrasting colours to really make your box look fantastic!
Step 1: Start with your square of paper like this. Fold the top point down to meet the bottom point
Step 2: When pressed down your paper will look like this
Step 3: Fold your paper in half where indicated in green, taking the left side over to the right side
Step 4: Once folded your paper should look like this. Now fold the right corner down to the bottom corner. Take care only to take the top layer of paper!
Step 5: As you fold the right corner down to the bottom corner, the paper should open up as shown
Step 6: Press the point and edges down to create this shape. Turn the shape over.
Step 7: Now your paper should look like this. Fold the left point down to the bottom point.
Step 8: As you fold the left corner down to the bottom corner, the paper should open up as shown
Step 9: Once pressed down your paper should now be shaped like a square
Step 10: Fold the right inner corner over to the left side and press down. Rotate the paper so the ‘open’ end is pointing north