How to make an paper ORT box (with pictures)

Ok Here comes the instructions how to make your very own Ort Box. If there's any questions let me know...first time teaching something on the web.

You will need a 12 x 12 piece of paper, tape and a folding bone or ruler for pressing edges down.Scrapbooking paper is the best because you can get sooo many different patterns. Just be careful the way the images are going. I usually pick mine so the images aren't just up and down. I'll just be using blank today.Some use mac tack to cover the paper first before starting to have the box last longer its up to you. JUST A TIP TO START--PRESS ALL CREASE FIRM!!



Fold in Half
Fold in half again
then open and turn fold in half again
and that piece fold again. It will look like a bunch of boxes
fold it back in half if you have opened it...open ends facing you.

Fold down first corner till it meets half line and right side

of first box !!!Press and crease FIRMLY!!!!!!!

repeat for 2nd triangle..only folding and creasing to halfway mark not the whole thing!
third triangle
 forth triangle



 Cut bottom squares on creases to half way mark only

(still having the paper folded)


This is what it looks like....


then fold the paper this time right and left side to middle. VERY IMPORTANT the diagonals must be going from bottom left to top right on the outside when folded.
  tape the two where they meet together..as close as you

can get them without overlapping

this is it taped

k put your box like in the picture

then your going to fold around in a circle twice until all

squares are level as a bottom


tape the sides

 You will have to manipulate the box a bit the fist time folding them it will open and close like butter with a twist of the hand

Hope I did an ok job teaching this....email me if you have questions...
Happy Folding
Tammy

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