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Title says it all, I am going to teach you to make a rectangular box with a lid! This is probably the easiest way to make a simple box; since it involves kirigami.  (Not really origami, is it then?)  I was taught this in elementary school so it is VERY easy to make. (:

 
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Step 1: Materials

You will need:

-Scissors
-Paper
-Ruler
-Glue 
-Tape (A substitute for glue, but tape is nonreccomended.)


Optional:

-Stamps
-Pen
-Markers
-Sharpie
-Pencil

Step 2: Fold

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Fold the paper in half like a book and cut down the crease.

Step 3: Base 1

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Use your ruler to measure and crease 1 inch of the paper inward on 1 side.

Step 5: Step 3 & 4 Continued

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Continue step 3 and 4 on every side of the paper, not cutting the sides who are next to a corner that is already cut.

Step 7: Lid

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Continue steps 3, 4, and 5.  DO NOT USE 1 INCHES ANYMORE! Instead, use a few milli inches less than 1 inch. 

Step 8: Design Lid/ Gluing Lid Together

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1. Just like designing the base, only flip it upside down so the deign will show on top of the box.

2. Just like gluing together the base, but glue it together so that the design will be showing on the top.

Step 9: Box-y-ness!

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You are now done! Congrats, you have made a paper box xD
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