Origami Diagonal Box Divider Tutorial

Origami Diagonal Box Divider Tutorial via @paper_kawaii
Origami Diagonal Box Divider Tutorial via @paper_kawaii

This useful origami box divider is diagonal like an X, instead of squares you get triangular sections. Great to keep jewellery gifts (& other items) separated.

As requested, here is a tutorial for my diagonal origami box divider. It took a while to get this divider working properly.

For this divider, the sections are triangular. The folds for this divider might seem a little strange, that’s because I wanted people to be able to start with the same sized paper as the masu box, not some other measurement requiring maths, so with this folding sequence you can start with the same size, just trim 1cm off the size (not perfect I know).

These diagonal divisions might not be as practical as the original square sections divider, they are very appealing in my opinion.

Tutorial for the lid pictured above can be found here.

Design: © Paper Kawaii Copyright Information
Level: ★★★☆☆

You will need:

▸ 1 sheet of square paper. (I recommend thinner paper)

To fit your masu box (masu box tutorial) start with the same sized paper, but trim about 1cm off the size.

So for example if you used 15 x 15 cm for the masu box, you’d need to use 14 x 14 cm for this divider (you may need to alter this depending on how thick your paper is).

Origami Diagonal Box Divider Tutorial via @paper_kawaii
Origami Diagonal Box Divider Tutorial via @paper_kawaii
Origami Diagonal Box Divider Tutorial via @paper_kawaii
Origami Diagonal Box Divider Tutorial via @paper_kawaii

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Mendiola
Mendiola
1 year ago

It worked out in the end but it was a tight fit

Heemzy
Heemzy
2 years ago

The origami box organiser is great! 💖

mizanrahmanmiraz
mizanrahmanmiraz
3 years ago

all are nice boxes i love it…

christele brien
christele brien
4 years ago

Beautiful. Comme toujours !
Merci

sahaj
sahaj
4 years ago

awesome i really like it

sahaj
sahaj
4 years ago

it looks amazing cant wait to try it out

Crys_1220
Crys_1220
4 years ago

Many interesting ideas and fun to make! Especially the storage boxes! I can easily store my accessories now 🙂 thank you!

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