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Origami Candy Box Instructions
Learn how to make a cute origami candy box, these little origami sweets make great gift boxes for parties and weddings! Made with 1 sheet of square paper.
These origami candies are easier to make then they look. Once you have the hang of it, they take just a few minutes to make.
If you want really small ones, start with paper that's about 7.5 x 7.5 cm or for larger ones use 15 x 15 cm (regular origami paper).
You can use any thickness of paper and if the paper has a white side you will not see it on either side.
Design: PaperKawaiiContinue to 2 of 5 below.
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Origami Candy Box Diagram - Page 1
1. Start with your paper WHITE side up. Fold the paper in half, top to bottom and unfold.
2. Fold the top and the bottom edge to the central crease and fold well.
3. This is the result, flip the paper to the other side, left to right.
4. Fold the left edge to the right and unfold, making a neat central fold.Continue to 3 of 5 below.
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Origami Candy Box Diagram - Page 2
You're going to now fold 8 equal sections.
5. Fold the left and the right edge to the central crease you just made.
Unfold the right flap.
6. Fold the right edge over to the left edge and crease well.
7. Repeat on the other side.
8. Fold the left and right edges inwards and unfold, completing the division of 8 equal sections.Continue to 4 of 5 below.
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Origami Candy Box Diagram - Page 3
9. Fold the top and bottom edges to the central fold, creasing well and then unfold.
Flip the model over to the other side, left to right.
10. There are valley folds indicated. Make these folds by bringing the corner to the central fold and creasing only where indicted on each corner.
11. Flip the model back over to the other side, left to right.
Push the top and bottom edges upwards, assembling the box.
12. You can see here the mountain and valley folds are indicated, you will be pushing where indicted. Continue to the next page to see what happens next.Continue to 5 of 5 below.
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Origami Candy Box Diagram - Page 4
13. Push the ends together as shown here.
14. Open out the end and push the squash fold together to flatten.
Repeat on the left side.
15. If you want a rounded candy look, pull out the top and bottom edges, flattening the left and right side on top.
16. You can also make the ends look rounded, by folding them inwards and making the diagonal folds that are indicated.
If you struggle with this part, check out this quick video tutorial I made here.
I hope you enjoyed the tutorial!
I run a youtube channel called Paper Kawaii, if you like origami, I think you'd like it so click here to have a look.