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I like origami. You can find all kind of uses for it. One of the first, quite easy, models I learned was the masu box. It's fast to make and very usefull.
Just a few weeks ago, I made one. When it was finished, I was looking at it and thought: "Why not try to make something else by keeping folding?"
So, I listened to myself and tried it. And I must say, the results were better then I expected them to be!
Eventually I made three different boxes/bowls kind of things. 

I hope you like them!
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Step 1: The different models

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I will show you how to make the basic masu box and and the three other models

For all of these models, al you need is a sheet of squared paper and about five - ten minutes time.

Where to find:

The masu box:     Step 2-5

The triangle box: Step 6

The small bowl:   Step 7

The big bowl:      Step 8

Step 2: The masu box: let's start folding

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Start by folding the paper in half diagonally on both diagonals. Then unfold.

Step 3: Keep folding

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Next, put the coloured side of the paper down and fold the corners to the centre.

Fold the bottom up to the centre line. Be sure to crease this line very well, this will come in handy!
Also do this with the top of the paper. Then unfold both of these folds.

Turn the  paper 90 degrees and repeat the last step.

Step 4: And folding

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Take the upper corner of the centre and fold it back, so it looks like it hasn't been moved to the centre.
Also do this with the bottom corner.

i have many of those kind of paper and i don't know what to do on them, until i found this.......thank you...

emilyvanleemput (author)  anin carmelittes8 months ago

I'm glad it's useful!

SparkySolar9 months ago

Thank you for the nice instructable


emilyvanleemput (author)  SparkySolar8 months ago


So cute!!
emilyvanleemput (author)  sydneyhauss8 months ago

Thank you!!

gwen_g12 months ago
Thank you for your good idea!
emilyvanleemput (author)  gwen_g11 months ago

I'm glad it was useful!

I have an instructable just like this one.


emilyshore1 year ago
I love these - I'm going to make a few to help organize my jewelry. Thanks for the great instructable!!
emilyvanleemput (author)  emilyshore1 year ago
Thank you!
joceyx31 year ago
Just made one tonight! Do you know of a way to make a lid that isn't just the same box upside down? Shaped like a gift box lid?
emilyvanleemput (author)  joceyx31 year ago
You could use a slightly bigger paper and make the big bowl, the square is the same size as the normal box
Cute Little Boxes :). Thank you for sharing.
P.S: I love that you took clean pictures of every fold, thanks again.
your works are simply amazing!
emilyvanleemput (author)  Yashfa Zafar2 years ago
Thank you!
Love the printed papers you used! lovely boxes :)
Thank you!
This is a great tutorial! The boxes are very pretty! I will definitely be making a few of my own!
emilyvanleemput (author)  Jessie Marie2 years ago
Thank you!