Origami Rectangle Box Folding Instructions
This origami rectangle box can be used to organize your home office. In fact, rather than buy boxes, why not make your own? Use card stock and your origami rectangle boxes might just be better than those Ikea boxes!
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We used an A4 or 8 1/2 inch x 11 inch printer paper for this origami rectangle box. You could also use newspaper or magazine paper.
Origami Rectangle Box Step 1: Start off with a piece of printer paper. Fold in half on the vertical axis. Crease well and unfold.
Origami Rectangle Box Step 2: Now fold both the right and left sides to meet in the center. Crease well and unfold.
Origami Rectangle Box Step 3: Fold in half along the horizontal axis. Crease well and unfold.
Origami Rectangle Box Step 4: Fold the bottom and top sides to meet at the center line. Crease well.
Origami Rectangle Box Step 5: Fold the bottom right corner to meet the 1st vertical line. Do the same for the bottom left corner.
Origami Rectangle Box Step 6: Now fold the top right and left corners to the vertical crease.
Origami Rectangle Box Step 7: Now we'll fold the paper from the center, bring the top flap down and making a crease at the line shown below.
Origami Rectangle Box Step 8: Repeat Step 7 for the top half.
Origami Rectangle Box Step 9: OK, we're almost done. All we've to do is to open the box. Lift up all 4 sides, creasing the bottom edges if needed to help the box stand up strong.
And our origami rectangle box is complete!
From reader in Charlottesville " I used a bigger piece of construction paper, probably 11"x15", and it turned out really nicely. I'm using it as an outbox for mail, and it's super convenient! "
From Nikita in Houthalen Belgium " It's the rectangular origami box, with a slightly bigger one over it for a lid. Hope you like them."
Love them, Nikita! They look beautiful and functional!
From reader in Cebu "I'm making an origami rectangle box. "
From Josephine in Australia " the origami box was easy but the corners where a bit hard my box turned out really long."
From Shelby in Los Angeles "My jackson cube couldn't keep it together so put it in a rectangular box. awesome. "