Decorative Origami Boxes
Forget the giftwrap — these unique boxes are perfect for gift-giving. In fact, they're handmade gifts all by themselves! Choose your own paper, and make a keepsake treasure — or make dozens! Step-by-step diagrams make it easy to create a work of art.
A well-known British origami expert, Rick Beech is the author of several books. These unusual and imaginative designs appeal to paperfolders at every level of experience. This book features fifteen different patterns for boxes, along with some lid variations and decorative accents, offering a useful, affordable way to expand your origami repertoire.
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Origami BoxesUser Review - oregondepp - Overstock.com
There are some very nice boxes in this book. The trick to getting a good box is being very accurate with the folds. These are not entry level origami boxes you will need some experience in folding ... Read full review
arrows marked bottom corner box and lid Bring the sides centre Choose paper Crease in half crease where shown diagonal creases diagram Divide ﬁnished box ﬁrmly ﬁrst ﬁt Fold and unfold Fold bottom edge fold in half fold the bottom Fold the corners fold the edges fold the left—hand fold the sides fold the top folds as shown forming a cylinder half vertically I I I I indicated creases Inside reverse fold Lay paper white Lay the paper lie ﬂat Masu Box Mountain crease Mountain fold paper white side picture pinch mark Precrease the diagonals proportioned rectangle push Repeat steps right-hand edge Rikki Donachie Robert Harbin rose motif shown and open simple box sixths and thirds small rectangles star swing third into half thirds as shown top and bottom top corners top edge Tuck the tabs Turn the paper valley and mountain Valley crease Zig-Zag fold