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Yes, this is another origami box...but this one has flaps! Or, if you prefer, wings. This is my first Instructable so feedback is nice. :)
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Step 1: Make a square

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This step shows you how to make a square from a sheet of printer paper. If you already know how to do this, skip this step.

[Pic 1] Start with a regular sheet of paper. It doesn't matter how big it is, as long as it has right angles.
[Pic 2] Fold any angle up and across to make a triangle. match up the edges and crease. (The pencil shows the edge of the paper...it was hard to see in the lighting)
[Pic 3] Flip the whole thing over and fold the rectangle that's not included in the triangle back like shown.
[Pic 4] Now cut the fold you just made off. You can also rip it off if you know how to rip in a straight line like i did. You should end up with picture 4.
[Pic 5] You don't need the small rectangle, throw it away, keep it as a bookmark, or doodle on it.

Step 2: Square base

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Now to form the square base. Again, if you've folded origami before you probably have done this before. Move along.

[Pic 1] Fold your square back into the triangle from the crease that is already there.
[Pic 2] Now fold this triangle in half into a smaller triangle.
[Pic 3] Take the first layer and kind of pop it out like so...
[Pic 4] Bring down the corner to the bottom, like in the picture
[Pic 5] and crease!
[Pic 6-9] Repeat on the back.

Step 3: Where the real fun begins!

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First, make sure the opening is on top. I tried to show this in picture 1, but it was hard to show the top with one hand holding the camera..so just tilt your head to the right and it'll be fine.
[Pic 2] Take the right and left corners and fold them in to meet each other.
[Pic 3] Then take the top corner and fold it down.
[Pic 4] Repeat on the back and you should end up with picture 4.
qtran4 years ago
It was really useful and funny ^^"
The pictures were reallly clear, and so was your description:]
I put my paper stars in there....AND BOB=D
theikitty4 years ago
what happened to the middle?
Thankyou for this very well explained project. I enjoyed making it.