Oh yes.. here we go again with another Easy Origami for Beginners idea – we have shared an “ordinary” square box, made out the traditional square paper in the past.. today we share a rectangular origami box! This is a cute little gift box, would also work great as a small stationery box to organise your desk or your drawer.. can be made simple and plain or decorated in any way you wish (check out our Minion Paper Box DIY coming SOON!!!). This is probably the easiest how to make a rectangular box with lid tutorial you can find, a great one for beginners! We also have a square Origami Box for you to check out!
Rectangular Origami Box DIY – Materials
- two large sheets of Square paper (we cut down oridnary A4 sheets into squares).
- the paper square of the “inner” part of your box needs to be approximately 0.5cm smaller the paper for the lid
If you choose to decorate your box (as mentioned, see our MINIONs coming soon!), you will need extra paper, glue and pens for decorating your paper box DIY.
How to make a rectangle box with lid
These little paper boxes made from a square sheet of paper are really sweet, easy to learn and fabulously versatile. They make great little “desk tidies” or a way to help organise your drawer space – perfect for those paper clippers and erasers. Or use this easy origami box to store hair elastics and slides. They also make fantastic little gift boxes (fill with homemade truffles or other small gifts!). Just lovely. Leave them plain.. or decorate your rectangle origami box to your hearts content.
Here is how very easy it is to make your own rectangular origami box. Enjoy!!
What do you think? I would love to hear what you plan to use your rectangular paper box for? As mentioned they make great little gift boxes too.
Hope you enjoyed this simple paper box tutorial.. we have lots more simple and Easy Origami for Kids for you to browse here: