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A simple version of a paper box. This is my first instruction here and i've tried to make it as clearly as possible to understand. In some of the step...
You will need: 2 pieces of printer paper A pair of sissors A pensil And a ruler You might also need some glue
fold the paper (like shown in the photo.)
draw a line so the folded flip makes a triangle.
cut along the line
now you have a square (you wont need the other piece of paper...unless you wanna make a smaller box after this one)
Then you fold the square in diagonal and open it again.
then you fold all the 4 corners on the paper into the center.
The fold one side of the square into the center (like shown in the photo) and do the same to the other site (so it looks like the second photo.)
Then open and turn the square 90 degrees and do the same with the other two sites of the square (like step 8). Then you open again (it should look lik...
then cut 4 cuts into the top and the bottom of the paper. Careful not to cut too long or too short but the important thing is that the two flips (top/...
pull out the two flips in the top and the bottom (like in the first photo) and fold in the two sites shaping the sites of the box (photo 2).
then you fold the flip over the site and down (see photo 1) and then do the same with the other flip and the top of the box is done :D
Now you can chose to make the other part of the box like the first part (it will be a little difficult to fit the top of the box into the buttom if th...
now you should have the top and buttom of the box ( the buttom will be slightly smaller than the top). If the flips in the buttom of the box wont stay...
all there is left to do is put your box together. I have added a few examples of how you can make your boxes a little funnier. They can be made in a...
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