How to Fold a Paper Box
Beginner | 13 min 4 sec
Create custom-sized boxes using decorative paper with Liana from Creativebug. These pretty paper boxes have their roots in origami, coming together with a series of simple folds. You'll learn how to make box tops with matching bottoms, which make cute gift containers for any occasion.
Here’s what you’ll need:
– For a 3" square box, use two sheets of paper: 8" square and 8 1/2" square
– For a 4" square box, use two sheets of paper: 13" square and 13 1/2" square
– For a 7" square box, use two sheets of paper: 28" square and 28 1/2" square

  • High quality giftwrap or mid-weight decorative paper (Liana uses one 19” x 27” sheet to make a 5” box)
  • Clear gridded ruler
  • Rotary cutter
  • Bone folder
  • Glue stick or washi tape (optional)
Learn how to:
  • Fold and crease paper with a bone folder
  • Make boxes in custom sizes
What you’ll get:
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Liana Allday on making paper boxes
  • 2 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Rebecca Plaza
November 27, 2022
Great practice just the cutting if not precise or folding can be tricky.
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rosiland henderson
cool class
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