These instructions will show you how to fold a very easy origami cup. This is a traditional model that can actually hold water for a little bit before the paper gets too wet. If you’re new to paper folding we recommend that you take a minute to review our Beginner’s Guide which will show you all the basic folds and techniques.

Cup Step 1

Step 1) Fold the paper in half.

Cup Step 2

Step 2) Fold the right corner of the paper over to the left edge along the dotted line.

Cup Step 3

Step 3) Fold the left corner over to the right edge just like you did in the previous step.

Cup Step 4

Step 4) Fold the top layer of paper down and tuck it into the little pocket.

Cup Step 5

Step 5) Fold the bottom layer of paper behind the model.

The completed cup

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