Introduction: Origami Starbox

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The Origami Starbox is an upgraded and prettier of the classic origami box to add flare to your organizers.

Step 1: Crease a Diamond

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  1. Fold a diamond-shaped piece of paper in half along the two corners.
  2. Unfold it and fold it in half in the opposite direction, then unfold it again.

Step 2: Crease in Half

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  1. Change the orientation of the diamond back to a square.
  2. Crease the paper in half lengthwise to make a valley fold.
  3. Then crease the paper in half widthwise to make a mountain.

Step 3: Fold the Sides In

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  1. Push the two sides in and allow the origami to collapse into the contours of the mountain and valley folds.
  2. Press down on the paper to make a permanent crease
  3. The result will be a kite-like shaped paper like shown in the picture.

Step 4: Fold Two Smaller Triangles

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  1. Flip the kite-shaped origami 180 degrees, to fold the back flaps.
  2. Fold two smaller triangles on the back flaps of the kite.

Step 5: Fold in Two More Triangles

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  1. Fold in two more smaller triangles by aligning the folded edge to the edges of the kite on both sides.

Step 6: Unfolding and Creasing

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  1. Partially open or unfold the two bigger right-isosceles triangles, then press it down to crease it.
  2. This will make two small triangular pockets

Step 7: Fold the Flaps

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  1. Fold the inner triangular flaps in half inwards.
  2. Then, fold the remaining outer flaps over the inner triangular flaps.

Step 8: Popping the Box

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  1. Crease the bottom of the kite at the corners of the flaps by folding then unfolding it.
  2. Push on the wider and shorter end of the kite, to pop off the box.

Step 9: Folding the Stars

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  1. Unfold each of the star arms on the along the creased edges of the popped-out box.


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