Self Closing Boxes & Tato

Self Closing Boxes & Tato This page is about self closing boxes and traditional “tatos”. Tatos are of Japanese origin: they are flat, decorative packets used to store small items such as buttons, thread, and needles. Interesting similar paper constructions are made in Germany (called “Patenbriefs”) and you can find evidence of them in the… Continue reading Self Closing Boxes & Tato

Hexagonal Coaster J Caboblanco

Hexagonal Coaster by J Caboblanco This Hexagonal Coaster by J Caboblanco and used to be found on this web site: http://imperialpapiroflexia.iespana.es/. But the site is no longer active and we have captured the image and reproduce it here. Please contact us if you are the rightful owner of this diagram and wish for it to… Continue reading Hexagonal Coaster J Caboblanco

Chestnut Holder (Cuple)

Chestnut Holder (Cuple)   Learn to make this Chestnut Holder (Cuple): it is a double compartment container that is suitable for holding chestnuts, sunflower seeds, and snacks that have shells or seeds. The container is good for holding anything, but since it has two compartments, it is perfect for snacks that need a “good” side… Continue reading Chestnut Holder (Cuple)

Hexagonal Coaster

Hexagonal Coaster by J Caboblanco This Hexagonal Coaster by J Caboblanco and used to be found on this website: http://imperialpapiroflexia.iespana.es/. But the site is no longer active and we have captured the image and reproduced it here. Please contact us if you are the rightful owner of this diagram and wish for it to be… Continue reading Hexagonal Coaster

StarPuff Box

StarPuff Box Ilan Garibi This StarPuff Box was created by Ilan Garibi. It is an example of a crease-and-collapse design. If you have never made an origami via crease and collapse, then this is a good day for you to try! An interesting feature of this model is that it starts with a hexagon instead… Continue reading StarPuff Box

Pentagonal Coaster J Caboblanco

Pentagonal Coaster by J Caboblanco This Pentagonal Coaster by J Caboblanco and used to be found on this web site; http://imperialpapiroflexia.iespana.es/. But the site is no longer active and we have captured the image and reproduce it here. Please contact us if you are the rightful owner of this diagram and wish for it to… Continue reading Pentagonal Coaster J Caboblanco

Origami Paper Vase

Origami Paper Vase Like other origami boxes and containers, this paper vase is both pretty and useful. The folding sequence looks complicated, but it is actually quite easy to make. Many of the steps are “repeat” steps, so once you factor that in, the process is really not that difficult. The container is made of… Continue reading Origami Paper Vase

Origami Vase

Origami Vase Learn to make an elegant origami vase. With just 12 steps you will be able to create a cool container for your paper flowers and other small creations. The model has clean lines and appears to be quite straightforward to make. However, some of the reverse folds may be tricky.   Start with… Continue reading Origami Vase

Origami Box

Origami Box An origami box can be used as a gift box or a small container. They’re fun to make and some of them can be quite beautiful. The Queen of origami boxes must be Tomoko Fuse, some of her books have an incredible selection of paper boxes. Free online paper boxes are divided into… Continue reading Origami Box

Origami Boxes

Origami Boxes Origami boxes are quite useful as gift boxes and small containers. They’re fun to make and some of them can be quite beautiful. The Queen of origami boxes must be Tomoko Fuse, some of her books have an incredible selection of paper boxes. Free online instructions are divided into three pages: boxes that… Continue reading Origami Boxes