Learn how to make a pentagonal five sided tall origami pot, this tall origami box is great for pencils, makeup brushes, a vase cover or a gift box, you can make a matching lid to fit.

You don’t see many five sided origami boxes, the others are usually modular or use the twisting method by Tomoko Fuse, this one is more like a masu box, with each side of the box overlapping the next.

This origami pot starts off with a pentagon, which is shown at the beginning, if you have a preferred method of making a pentagon, you can start at 2:14 in the video.

Design: Paper Kawaii

Level: ★★★☆☆


You will need:

– 1 sheet of square paper for each
I used 20 x 20 cm
(for thicker paper, make one sheet a little smaller, or trim a bit more off at the point you’re cutting the pentagon, so that it will fit inside nicely)

Final Size: 5.3 by 4.5 cm

– Scissors (to make the pentagon)

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