3D Origami Frame Box Tutorial / Paper Storage Box

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Make a useful origami frame box! This wide rimmed origami box can be used to display origami artwork you make, as a gift box or tray, and it also makes a great origami paper storage box. This is the third and final origami frame box, previous versions where the Origami Planter Pot Box and the (Wider) Frame Box.

This thinner version should actually help to clarify exactly what is going on when collapsing the edges of the box, which some people had some trouble with in the other videos. This time I used bigger paper and tried to make it easier to see. I have left the width of the frame up to you, so you can adjust the size of the frame if you want it to fit something… 2:05 is where the frame measurement happens..

This frame box just happens to fit the origami Tangram puzzle I previously posted. You need to use paper that is 2 times the size of the final Tangram (15 x 15 cm paper for tangram results in a tangram that’s 10.5 x 10.5 cm. So you’ll need 21 x 21 cm for the frame box). The measurement of the frame section needs to be 1 cm.

It also happens to be a great origami paper storage box, yes you’d probably have to glue the inner sections down to secure it, but still worth it in my opinion. To fit origami paper that is 15 x 15 cm, your paper for the frame box will need to be 30 x 30 cm and the frame measurement was 1.6 cm.

3D Origami Frame Box

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

You will need:

▸ 1 sheet of square paper. Paper size example: 30 x 30 cm
▸ Optional Glue
Final model size: 19 x 19 cm (end size will depend on your own decision).

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You can check out my personal favourite origami papers, paper craft tools and more on my Amazon.com store.

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