Origami Cup

Make a origami cup that you can really drink out of!

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Step 1: Folds

Fold the paper in half then fold one half to the other side.

Step 2: Fold Other Side

Fold the other side the same way that you did in the second step.

Step 3: Fold Down

Fold one side of the top triangle.

Step 4: Flip

Flip over and fold down the other side as in figure 3.

Step 5: Pour and Sip!

Have fun drinking out of your origami cup!

Step 6: Lol

Just be careful not to crush it! lol

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    15 Discussions


    11 years ago on Introduction

    Not bad for a first instructable, the pictures are clear and structured, so well done on that. You do, however, need more detailed instructions to make it easier to follow your steps. Don't try to let the pictures do too much talking, even if they are worth a thousand words! Adding tags to the pictures can help too - just click and drag on your picture to make a yellow box, then type in your comment. Also, you might want to do a quick search in future, as this exact type of paper cup has been done before on here. That isn't a problem if you are providing improved / clearer instructions or a variation, but yours is far less detailed than the other one, so adds nothing to it. Don't take this as 'nasty' criticism, I am just providing constructive feedback to help you improve on your next instructable!


    7 years ago on Step 3

    I believe you could make this more secure by putting the pale-blue flap inside the top-most purple fold. I hope I'm not too hard to understand, I'm tired and since I'm not english, I'm not sure I use the good vocabulary to describe what I mean.

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    Reply 7 years ago on Step 3

    Nevermind, apparently this guy (https://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Cup-1/step5/Now-You-Have-an-Origami-Cup/) already made an instructable with just what I meant in it. Sorry for the bother.


    8 years ago on Introduction

    I made this just looking at the pic in the search area so easy
    1.fold all corners of paper into middle
    2.unfold all corners except bottom one
    3.fold two big corners into the bottom flap
    4. staple/glue to the bottom flap
    5.DONE !!!!!!!!


    10 years ago on Introduction

    every time i try to do it it leaks . i would rather hold pens in it or something else. but great instructable!


    10 years ago on Introduction

    my cup became wet and the water spilt on my bed!


    11 years ago on Introduction

    this brings back memories, I use to make these in school. thanks