How to make origami christmas models

 

Here you will be able to produce christmas origami models such as cross, church, stars, and etc.

 

 

 

 

Traditional Origami Christmas Tree

traditional origami christmas tree

 

Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami christmas tree is very easy to fold. it starts with a kite base and there is no special folding technique involved in this model. It takes only eight steps to make one

 

3D Origami

Christmas Tree

3D origami christmas tree

 

Level

Intermediate

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This 3D origami Christmas tree has a 3D structure for a Christmas tree. You will only need a single paper to make this tree.

 

Simple Origami Christmas Tree

simple origami christmas tree

 

Level

Beginner

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This simple origami christmas tree can be folded by making eight crease lines.

 

 

2D Origami Boot of Santa Claus

ballet origami shoe

Level

Beginner

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This 2D origami boot of Santa Claus is an easy origami model to fold. Although this is 2D model, you can make it stand on the ground. One special folding technique involved with this model is inside reverse-fold

 

Origami Santa Claus's Face

ballet origami shoe

Level

Beginner

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The face of origami Santa Claus is an easy model. No special folding technique is involved with this model

 

Easy Origami Santa Claus

ballet origami shoe

Level

Beginner

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The easy origami Santa Claus is a modular origami model. Three separate parts will be made and then put together in the end. So you will need three sheets of origami paper

 

 

Origami Poinsettia Flower

origami poinsettia flower

 

Level

Intermediate

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This origami poinsettia flower starts from a regular hexagon. A technique of squashing a center is applied on this model.

 

Origami Snowflake

 

origami snowflake

 

Level

Intermediate

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The origami snowflake makes use of the same folding technique given for standard origami rose in the center region.

 

Origami Christmas Flower, Poinsettia

origami christmas flower, poinsettia

 

Level

Beginner / Intermediate

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The origami christmas flower, poinsettia starts from a square base. A technique of squashing a center is applied on this model

 

 

Origami Cross

 

origami cross

 

Level

Intermediate

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You will be able to make an origami cross with one square paper. Initially you will be applying both vertical and horizontal gate-folds.

 

Nestorian

Origami Cross

origami cross

 

Level

Intermediate

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This Nestorian origami cross starts from 8x8 matrix base. One special folding technique involved with this model is swivel-fold.

 

Origami Star of Bethlehem

origami cross

 

Level

Intermediate

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This origami star of Bethlehem starts with a kite base. Two special folding techniques involved with this model is both inside reverse-fold and outside reverse-fold.

 

 

Traditional Origami Church

traditional origami church

Level

Beginner

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You will certainly learn "how to open a pocket" from this traditional origami church. It is essential to learn this technique.

 

New Origami Church

 

new origami church

Level

Beginner

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This is a modified version of the traditional origami church.

 

Origami Church Pew

 

origami church pew

 

Level

Intermediate

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The most important technique you will learn from this origami church pew is "Double chair-fold" which is a little more complicated than the regular chair-fold.

 

 

2D Christmas

Origami Candle

2D Christmas origami candle

Level

Beginner / Intermediate

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This Christmas origami candle is a 2D model.

Two special folding techniques that you need to learn for this model is "inside reverse-fold" and "squash-fold".

 

Origami Cradle of Christmas

origami church pew

 

Level

Intermediate

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This origami cradle of Christmas may be suitable for an intermediate level folders since it requires 48 steps to complete. However, there is no special folding technique involved with this model.

 

Easy Origami Snowman

easy origami snowman

 

Level

Beginner / Intermediate

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The origami snowman starts from 8x8 matrix base. The folding techniques that you need to learn for this model are balloon-fold, open sink-fold, and inside reverse-fold.

 

 

2D Origami Candle

 

2D origami candle

Level

Beginner / Intermediate

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This origami candle is a 2D model.

You will start from a 4x4 matrix base. One difficulty in this model is you need to apply a crease pattern to make a candle light.

 

3D Origami wagon

 

3d origami wagon

Level

Intermediate

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This 3D origami wagon starts from a 16x16 matrix base. One special folding technique that you need to apply for this model is swivel-fold.

 

Easy Origami Angel

 

easy origami angel

Level

Beginner

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This origami angel is easy to make. Two special folding technique that you will learn from this model are inside reverse-fold and squash-fold.

 

 

Simple Origami Santa Claus

ballet origami shoe

Level

Beginner

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This simple origami Santa Claus starts from 4x4 matrix base. This will be the model for learning inside reverse-fold which will be applied many many times.

 

Origami Reindeer

 

origami reindeer

Level

Intermediate

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This origami reindeer starts from 8x8 matrix base. Two basic folding techniques that you need to apply for this model are both inside reverse-fold and outside reverse-fold.

 

Cross Origami Box

 

cross origami box
Level

Beginner

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This cross origami box does not make use of known base. One special folding technique you need to apply is cushion-fold.
 

 

 

2D Origami Nutcracker

 

2d origami reindeer

Level

Beginner

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This origami nutcracker starts from 8x8 matrix base. Two basic folding techniques that you need to apply for this model are both pleat-fold and swivel-fold.

 
   

 

 

 

 

Origami Star

 

 

Origami Lucky Star

origami sun
Level

Beginner

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The origami lucky star is a very special model since it requires a long strip instead of a square paper. Initially you need to make a pentagon wrapped with many layers of strip. At the end you will convert it into a five-pointed star.

 

Traditional Four-Pointed Origami Star

origami sun
Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami star allows you to make a five-pointed origami star from a square paper without converting it to a pentagon.

 

Traditional Six-Pointed Origami Star

 

origami sun
Level

Beginner

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This traditional six-pointed origami star allows you to make a six-pointed origami star from a square paper after converting it to an equilateral triangle.

 

 

Traditional Origami Star

traditional origami star
Level

Beginner

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Initially traditional origami star starts with both horizontal and vertical Z-folds. Then subsequent valley and mountain-folds allow us to make a simple crease patter which would deliver a traditional origami star.

 

Traditional Origami Ninja Star

origami moon
Level

Beginner

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This traditional origami ninja star requires two square papers. You need to make two modules which are mirror-image to each other. Two modules will be combined to form a four-pointed origami star. The interesting technique you will learn here is that the combining of two modules is accomplished through inserting two triangular flaps into pockets.

 
 

 

Traditional Modular Origami Star

traditional modular origami paper star
Level

Beginner

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This origami star model requires six pieces of square paper. You will need to make six balloon bases before attaching them together.

 

Five-Pointed Modular Origami Star

five-pointed modular origami paper star
Level

Beginner

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This modular origami star model requires five pieces of square paper. You will be starting with five balloon bases and then attaching them together to form this origami star. One special folding technique that you need to know is inside reverse-fold.

 
 

 

Clockwisely Rotating Origami Star

clockwisely rotating origami star
Level

Beginner

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This origami star has a spiral shape represents a clockwise rotation. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.

 

Counterclockwisely Rotating Origami Star

counterclockwisely rotating origami star
Level

Beginner

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This origami star has a spiral shape represents a counterclockwise rotation. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.

 
 

 

Four-pointed Origami Star Planet

Four-pointed origami star planet

Level

Intermediate

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This origami star planet has a front planet with a four-pointed back star. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.

 

Five-pointed Origami Star Planet

Five-pointed origami star planet

Level

Intermediate

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This origami star planet has a front planet with a five-pointed back star. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.

 
 

 

 

Easy Embossed Four-pointed Origami Star

easy embossed four-pointed origami paper star

Level

Beginner

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This easy embossed origami star is easy to make compare to other one. But it has its own beauty in simplicity.

 

Easy Embossed Five-pointed Origami Star

easy embossed five-pointed origami paper star

Level

Beginner

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This easy embossed origami star is simple to make as the four-pointed star. The only difference is you start with a regular-pentagon paper instead of a square one.

 

Easy Embossed six-pointed Origami Star

easy embossed six-pointed origami paper star

Level

Beginner

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This easy embossed six-pointed origami paper star makes use of a regular hexagon paper which can be converted from a square paper. The one essential folding technique involved with this model is outside reverse-fold.

 

 

2D Four-pointed Origami Star

2d four-pointed origami paper star

 

 

Level

Intermediate

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This is 2D version of origami star. If you are an novice, wait until you are become more experienced in origami.
 

2D Five-pointed Origami Star

2d five-pointed origami paper star

 

Level

Intermediate

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This is 2D version of origami star. If you are an novice, wait until you are become more experienced in origami.
 

2D Six-pointed

Origami Star

2d six-pointed origami paper star

Level

Intermediate

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This 2D six-pointed origami paper star is 2D version. You need to try 2D four-pointed origami star first before tackle on this model.

 

 

Embossed Four-pointed Origami Star

embossed four-pointed origami paper star

Level

Beginner / Intermediate

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The instruction for embossed four-pointed origami star is given here. The total of 29 steps that you have to follow through.

 

Embossed Five-pointed Origami Star

embossed five-pointed origami paper star

Level

Beginner / Intermediate

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The embossed five-pointed origami star is similar in folding to the four-pointed star. The major difference is that you start with a pentagon paper instead of a square paper.

 

Embossed Six-pointed Origami Star

embossed six-pointed origami paper star

Level

Beginner / Intermediate

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This embossed six-pointed origami paper star makes use of a regular hexagon paper which can be converted from a square paper. The special folding techniques involved with this model is petal-fold and rabbit ear-fold.

 

 

Four-pointed Seashell Origami Star

seashell four-pointed origami paper star

Level

Intermediate

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This is 2D version of four-pointed origami star with seashell shape on the front.
 

Five-pointed Seashell Origami Star

seashell five-pointed origami paper star

Level

Intermediate

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This is 2D version of five-pointed origami star with seashell shape on the front.

 

Six-pointed Seashell Origami Star

seashell six-pointed origami paper star

Level

Intermediate

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This six-pointed origami star is a 2D version with a seashell shape at the center.

 

 

3D Four-pointed Origami Star

3d four-pointed origami paper star

Level

Intermediate

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The instruction for diamond-shape 3D four-pointed origami star is given here. You will clearly see the four-pointed star from the top view and the structure of diamond shape will be revealed if you title the origami start a little. The total of 37 steps that you have to follow through.
 

3D Five-pointed Origami Star

3d four-pointed origami paper star

Level

Intermediate

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The instruction for diamond-shape 3D five-pointed origami star is given here. You will clearly see the five-pointed star from the top view and the structure of diamond shape will be revealed if you title the origami start a little. The total of 30 steps that you have to follow through.

 

3D Six-pointed Origami Star

3d four-pointed origami paper star

Level

Intermediate

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This origami star is 3D version. You can clearly see the six-pointed star from the top view and if you tilt your star a little, then the structure of diamond shape will be revealed.

 

 

CB Seashell Origami Star

CB seashell origami star

Level

Intermediate

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This origami star is originated from Calyx Base. This star is sharper compared to the one from Bird Base.
 

CB Seashell Five-pointed Origami Star

CB seashell origami star

Level

Intermediate

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This origami star is originated from Calyx Base with five-sepals.

 

CB Seashell Six-pointed Origami Star

CB seashell six-pointed origami paper star

Level

Intermediate

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This origami star starts from Calyx Base with six-sepals. This one makes a six-pointed origami star with a seashell shape at the center.

 

 

Four-pointed Spiral Origami Star

spiral four-pointed origami paper star

Level

Intermediate

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This spiral origami star starts from 8x8 matrix base. Several folding techniques that you need to learn from this model are gate-fold, square-fold, and petal-fold.
 

Five-pointed Spiral Origami Star

five-pointed spiral origami paper star

Level

Intermediate

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This five-pointed spiral origami star starts from a regular pentagon paper. Two folding techniques that you need to learn from this model are both square-fold and petal-fold.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

Origami Box

 

 

 

Traditional Origami Box

origami box
Level

Beginner

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This origami box is a traditional origami box and it is based on "cushion base". It is very easy to make this box and you can put anything into it.
 

Traditional Oblong Origami Box

traditional oblong origami box
Level

Beginner

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This traditional oblong origami box is similar to easy origami house in the beginning stage of folding sequence. One special folding technique you need to apply is a squah-fold.
 

 

Large Square Origami Box

large square origami box

 

Level

Beginner

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The large square origami box is easy to fold. The height of this box is exactly half of square width. So it is flatter than a cubic box. A maximum volume for a square box can be made when square width is 2/3 where the volume is 2/27 = 0.074. Since the square width for this box is 1/2 and the volume is 0.0625, it generates a reasonable volume size.
 

Large Square Origami Box Cover

origami box
Level

Beginner

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This cover is for the large square origami paper box.

 

You can use the same size of paper for this cover.

 

Closed Rectangular Origami Box

closed rectangular origami box
Level

Beginner

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This closed rectangular box starts from a 4 x 4 matrix box. The ratio among width, height, and length of the rectangle is 1:1:2 . One special folding technique involved with this model is inserting a flap into a pocket.
 

 

Closed Origami Star Box

closed origami star box
Level

Intermediate

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This origami star box is a special one. The top has a four-pointed star shape and bottom has a square-shape which is closed. This is the reason why this box is called a closed star box.

 

Closed Origami Cube

 

 

origami closed cube

Level

Beginner

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You can make this closed origami cube with a various size by varying Δ which is shown in the instruction.

 

Closable

Origami Cube

 

origami closable cube

Level

Beginner

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This closable origami cube starts from a 8x8 matrix base. One special folding technique involved with this model is petal-fold.

 

 

Origami Open Cube

 

 

single paper

origami open cube

Level

Beginner

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This origami open cube is a cube without the top so that you can put something in it.

 

Origami Open Cube II

 

 

single paper

origami open cube II

Level

Beginner

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This origami open cube II is a variation of origami open cube.

 

Lid for Origami Open Cube

 

 

lid for origami open cube

Level

Beginner

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This box lid for origami open cube is being used to cover the top of open cube.

 

 

Closed Origami Box

 

 

closed origami box
Level

Beginner

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This origami box is very unique. If you need a box with no opening, this is the one for you.
 

Closed Origami Box II

 

 

closed origami box
Level

Beginner/ Intermediate

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This origami box is very unique. If you need a box with no opening, this is the one for you.
 

Closed Tall

Origami Box

 

closed tall origami box
Level

Beginner

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This origami box is very unique. It is a tall origami box without an opening on the top.
 

 

Rectangular Origami Box

rectangular origami box
Level

Beginner

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You can fold a rectangular shaped open box here. The ratio between the width and the length of the rectangle is 1:2. This means that the area can be made out of two squares.
 

Rectangular Origami Box II

rectangular origami box
Level

Beginner

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The rectangular shaped open box is presented here. The ratio between the width and the length of the rectangle is 1:2. One special folding technique involved with this model is 90 degrees mountain-fold.
 

Rectangular Origami Box III

rectangular origami box III
Level

Beginner

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This rectangular shaped origami box can be opened or closed. It starts with 8x8 matrix base. One special folding technique you could learn from this box is inside reverse-fold.
 

 

Flat Square

Origami Box

flat open-square origami box
Level

Beginner

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This flat square origami box is a open model. A special folding technique that you need to apply for this model is a petal-fold. You need to apply this petal-fold to inside of the box not outside.
 

Narrow Deep

Origami Box

narrow deep origami box
Level

Beginner

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This narrow deep origami box is a open box. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.
 

Trash Origami Box

 

trash origami box
Level

Beginner

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This trash origami box starts from a 8x8 matrix base. There is no special folding technique invloved with this model.
 

 

Origami Open Cube III

 

 

 

origami open cube III

Level

Beginner

Copyright Hyo Ahn

 

This open origami cube III is different from other open origami cubes.

 

Closed Thin Rectangular Origami Box

origami box
Level

Beginner

Copyright Hyo Ahn

 

You can fold a rectangular shaped thin closed box here.
 

Flat Rectangular Origami Box

rectangular origami box
Level

Beginner

Copyright Hyo Ahn

 

The rectangular shaped open box is presented here. The ratio among the width, the length, and the height of the rectangle is 2:4:1 . One special folding technique involved with this model is 90 degrees mountain-fold.
 

 

Closed Origami Cube III

 

 

origami closed cube III

Level

Intermediate

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This closed origami cube starts from a 8x8 matrix base. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.

 

Flat Rectangular Origami Box II

flat rectangular origami box II
Level

Beginner

Copyright Hyo Ahn

 

This flat rectangular origami box II is very easy to fold. The ratio among the width, the length, and the height of the rectangle is 2:4:1 . One special folding technique involved with this model is Z-fold.
 

Small Square

Origami Box

closed origami box
Level

Beginner

Copyright Hyo Ahn

 

This origami box is a small sized square box. There is no special folding technique invloved with this model.

 

 

Medium Square Origami Box

medium square origami box

 

Level

Beginner

Copyright Hyo Ahn

 

This medium square origami box doesn't make use of any base. One special folding technique that you need to learn for this model is 30 degrees valley-fold.
 

Closed Oblong Origami Box

closed oblong origami box
Level

Beginner

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This closed oblong origami box starts from 8x8 matrix base. One special folding technique that you need to learn for this model is inserting a flap into another flap.
 

Tallest Square Origami Box

tallest square origami box

 

Level

Beginner

Copyright Hyo Ahn

 

This tallest square origami box starts from a 4x4 matrix base. One special folding technique you need to learn for this model is an inside reverse-fold.
 

 

Origami Cube with a Hinged Top

 

origami cube with a hinged top

Level

Beginner

Copyright Hyo Ahn

 

This origami cube with a hinged top starts from a 8x8 matrix base. One special folding technique that you will need for this model is applying both mountain-fold and rabbit ear-fold simultaneously.

 

Trash Origami Box II

 

trash origami box II
Level

Beginner

Copyright Hyo Ahn

 

This trash origami box II starts from a 2x2 matrix base. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.
 

Closed Flat

Square Origami Box

 

closed flat square origami box
Level

Beginner / Intermediate

Copyright Hyo Ahn

 

This origami box starts from 3x3 matrix base. Two special folding techniques that you need to learn for this models are both Z-fold and inside reverse-fold.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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