Tapered Origami Box / Origami Plant Pot Tutorial

Tapered Origami Box / Origami Plant Pot Tutorial via @paper_kawaii
Tapered Origami Box / Origami Plant Pot Tutorial via @paper_kawaii

Learn how to fold two different versions of this Tapered Origami Box. The 1st is plain on the inside & outside, the 2nd looks more like a plant or flower pot, with the inner colour folding over the top.

I hope you like these origami boxes, their openings are much wider than the base. I couldn’t think of an interesting name for them, we know them as “tapered”. Actually I couldn’t find a proper name anywhere.

These boxes are based on the folds from the gem boxes I posted here.

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

You will need:

▸ 1 sheet of square paper. Example size: 15 x 15 cm

Final model size: 5.2 x 5.2 x 4 cm

Paper used in the tutorial

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milo goat
milo goat
10 months ago

i was able to make it, after a lot of trial and error. it’s a cute idea, but i find that the instructions are quite tricky to follow… i slowed the playback speed to try to help, but the instructions still aren’t very clear. just some tips, no hate 🙂
overall my pot turned out pretty cute. not sure if i’m gonna attempt it again tho 😅😆

Aspen Link
Aspen Link
1 year ago

This is such a good tutorial and a good idea! Although it took some time, I got it first try 🙂 Very cute pot that I plan to fill with paper flours.

Galaxia
Galaxia
5 years ago

It’s cute, but sadly, I wasn’t able to make it…so I had to put the cactus in a regular box instead 🙁

ayleen
ayleen
2 years ago
Reply to  Galaxia

Sad me too

Origamist
Origamist
9 months ago
Reply to  Galaxia

same comment.. its way to hard to follow esp at the corners. if possible put a pencil line clearly when you are folding for he corners. cute idea but not worth the time to try to follow your fingers esp when they obliterate the paper area you are pointing to. Try arrows

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