These diagrams will show you how to make an origami star box. If you’ve never folded anything before we recommend that you check out our Beginner’s Guide which will show you all the basic folds and techniques.

Star Box Step 1

Step 1) Fold the paper in half.

Star Box Step 2

Step 2) Fold the paper in half again.

Star Box Step 3

Step 3) Open the paper up over to the right.

Star Box Step 4

Step 4) Squash Fold the flap flat.

Star Box Step 5

Step 5) Turn the paper over.

Star Box Step 6

Step 6) Open the paper over to the left and Squash Fold it flat.

Star Box Step 7

Step 7) Fold both sides in to the centre and then repeat on the other side.

Star Box Step 8

Step 8) Rotate the paper 180 degrees.

Star Box Step 9

Step 9) Open up both flaps.

Star Box Step 10

Step 10) Squash Fold the flaps flat. Then repeat with the other two flaps on the other side.

Star Box Step 11

Step 11) Fold the sides in behind along the dotted lines and then repeat on the other side.

Star Box Step 12

Step 12) Fold the 4 triangle flaps down along the dotted line.

Star Box Step 13

Step 13) Open up the model and push in the bottom to give it a 3D shape.

Star Box Step 14

The complete star box

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