Origami Star Box Instructions

Origami Star Box Instructions

The origami star box is a really pretty type of box: its a little harder than the simple box or the triangle box, but its so cute you just have to try it!

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1. Start with a square piece of paper, coloured side up.

Fold the top corner of the paper down to the bottom corner. Crease and open again.Then fold the paper in half sideways.

2. Turn the paper over to the white side.Fold the paper in half, crease well and open.

Then fold in half again in the other direction

3. Using the creases you have made, Bring the top 3 corners of the model down to the bottom corner.

Flatten model.

4. Rotate model so the open end is at the top.

5. Fold the uppermost outer flaps in to meet the centre line.

6. Repeat Step 5 on the back side

7. Fold each flap up toward the outer edge of the model and crease well.

8. Open out the flaps, and flatten.

9. Repeat Steps 7 & 8 on the back side.

10. Tuck the top flaps behind themselves. Crease well.

11. Repeat Step 10 on the back side, so the model now looks like this.

12. Fold bottom of model upwards. Crease very well then unfold.

13. Push in the base of the model, along the creases you just made. This will form the base of the box.

14. Fold each point of the star downwards.

Finished Star Box!

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