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Origami Boxes and Containers

Origami boxes and containers are great for gift giving and storing small items such as office supplies or tiny children's toys. Most patterns are fairly simple origami projects. However, there are patterns that create more complicated boxes suitable for intermediate to advanced paper folders in search of a challenge.

Different Types of Origami Boxes
This slideshow will introduce you to a few different types of origami boxes and offer creative ways to use folded boxes throughout your home.

How to Make an Easy Exploding Box Card
Most versions of the exploding box card are quite time consuming, but these paper origami exploding boxes are easy to make in 30 minutes or less. You can use them to hold small gifts for birthdays and other special occasions requiring a simple origami box.

How to Fold an Easy Origami Box
Learn how to make an easy origami box from a single sheet of 8 1/2 inch x 11 inch paper.

Origami Cupcakes: Unique Cupcake Decorating Ideas
Get unique cupcake decorating ideas that incorporate your favorite paper folding projects, including an easy way to make square cupcakes.

How to Fold a Modular Origami Box
Learn how to use modular origami techniques to construct a pretty storage box for your home organizing needs.

How to Make Origami Boxes With Handles
Learn how to make tiny origami boxes from 8 1/2 inch x 11 inch paper.

Easy Origami Cup Hanging Wall Storage
Learn how to use the instructions for how to make an origami cup to create your own hanging wall storage solution.

How to Fold an Origami Gift Box
Learn how to fold a simple origami gift box using the traditional masu box design.

Use Origami Boxes to Make Cheap Shelving for Tiny Treasures
Origami boxes can be glued together to make affordable shadow box display shelves for small collectibles and other lightweight items.

How to Make an Origami Flower Box
Origami flower boxes are a beautiful way to present candy or small gifts for special occassions such as Valentine's Day.

How to Make Origami Paper Baskets for Easter
Learn how to fold a simple paper basket for Easter using pretty patterned origami paper.

How to Fold an Origami Tissue Case
An origami tissue case is a pretty and practical origami project. It is great for carrying around tissues in your purse or car.

How to Make an Origami Cube Box
Learn how to make a cube shaped origami box from a single sheet of 8 1/2 x 11 paper. This is a simple traditional origami design.

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