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Folding Field – Crafting for Small Items – 31 DIY Concepts

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A small gift box can be a big surprise if it is made with love! Hide true treasures in your self-made gift boxes to surprise your family at Christmas, your loved one for Valentine’s Day or simply without a reason to surprise! All you should do is creative inspirations to collect from this post, to follow the helpful instructions and in the end you will fold a unique box!

Folding a box – making a small gift box

Folding a box - making a small gift box



Folding a box does not necessarily mean crafting a gift box. It is also very handy for storing small things. Otherwise, you can use a box as a gift box, as it looks much nicer than wrapping with wrapping paper. Especially at Christmas, you have numerous opportunities to fold a box in different shapes. A gift box in the shape of a heart for Valentine’s Day will look full of sweet and romantic! A small box is also perfect for the Advent Calendar or to the packaging of a money present. Even without a reason, the pretty box always arrive! A paper box is also always cheaper than buying a gift box and in most cases more practical, since you determine the size and shape yourself. Scroll down to see our creative shape suggestions and get some inspiration! For every DIY idea we have prepared a helpful step by step guide. Have fun crafting!

Fold origami box

Fold origami box



The required materials

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All you need is:

  • 1 colored paper square (If a box with a lid is to be folded, the sheet from which the bottom folds must be 2-3 mm smaller than that for the lid.)
  • 1 pair of scissors

DIY instructions

Step 1: Take the paper square and fold it in the middle

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Step 2: Then fold two diagonals and open the paper again

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Step 3: After you have folded everything correctly, you should get this:

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Step 4: Then fold all the corners to the center

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Step 5: Now fold the bottom side as shown in the picture:

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Step 6: Do the same with the top side and then back again

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Step 7: All the folded corners back except these, which are shown in the picture

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Step 8: Fold the long edges to the middle

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Step 9: Fold the walls of the box

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Step 10: Look for the kink about 2.5 cm from the end of one of the triangle tips

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Step 11: The triangular flaps at the top and bottom of the box should be folded down into the box, and kept from bending to the sides

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Finished!

Fold origami box

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Step by step instructions

Tinker for Christmas: make gift box in the form of a house

Everything you need: cardboard box, ruler and pencil

Tinker for Christmas: make gift box in the form of a house

Step 1:

Tinker for Christmas: make gift box in the form of a house

Step 2:

Tinker for Christmas: make gift box in the form of a house

Step 3:

Tinker for Christmas: make gift box in the form of a house

Finished!

Tinker for Christmas: make gift box in the form of a house

Fold the box

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Our team wishes you a lot of fun crafting

Our team wishes you a lot of fun crafting

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