How to Make an Origami Star Box

Make an origami star box! This is actually a really easy model to make.

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How to Make an Origami Star Box
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Lay paper color side up

Lay paper color side up

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Fold the diagonal; crease

Fold the diagonal; crease

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3
Unfold

Unfold

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Fold other diagonal; crease

Fold other diagonal; crease

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Unfold

Unfold

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Turn paper over

Turn paper over

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Fold in half; crease

Fold in half; crease

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Unfold

Unfold

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Fold the other half; crease

Fold the other half; crease

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Unfold

Unfold

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Make preliminary base

Make preliminary base

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The finished preliminary base

The finished preliminary base

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Fold right side of top layer to the center crease

Fold right side of top layer to the center crease

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Lift and squash the flap

Lift and squash the flap

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Be sure to align the creases carefully

Be sure to align the creases carefully

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Crease

Crease

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Fold left side of top layer to the center crease. Lift and squash flap like you did with the other side

Fold left side of top layer to the center crease. Lift and squash flap like you did with the other side

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Turn over

Turn over

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Repeat with these sides

Repeat with these sides

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Fold the left-hand flap to the right ( like turning a page in a book)

Fold the left-hand flap to the right ( like turning a page in a book)

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Fold the top layer of lower left edge to the center crease

Fold the top layer of lower left edge to the center crease

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Repeat the rest of the edges (both sides should look like this)

Repeat the rest of the edges (both sides should look like this)

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Rotate 180 degrees

Rotate 180 degrees

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Fold the lower flap upward between the widest points; crease

Fold the lower flap upward between the widest points; crease

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Unfold

Unfold

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Fold the topmost layer of the upper flap down as far as it will go

Fold the topmost layer of the upper flap down as far as it will go

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Fold the flap on the right across to the left; fold the topmost layer of the upper flap down as far as it will go

Fold the flap on the right across to the left; fold the topmost layer of the upper flap down as far as it will go

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Repeat

Repeat

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Repeat

Repeat

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Place your fingers inside the gap at the top and gently open the model

Place your fingers inside the gap at the top and gently open the model

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Sharpen the creases around the base

Sharpen the creases around the base

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Voila! The star box!

Voila! The star box!

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