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Bon Bon Box

by Lucy (follow)
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A Bon Bon Box is the perfect way to present a small gift to someone you love (like Mum for Mother's Day or a good friend for their birthday). These are not difficult to make once you get the hang of where to make the lines and how to cut and fold the paper. You could make these quite large or super tiny - just experiment with the paper or cardboard if it needs to hold something slightly stronger. I used origami paper, which worked perfectly, but these would even work using newspaper, so let's start folding.



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Bon Bon Box


Time: 10 - 15 minutes per box
Age: 5-10's
Level: Medium

Materials
Colored or patterned paper/cardboard
Ruler
Scissors
Pencil

Method
Choose some pretty paper and measure a square.



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Follow these lines


Divide your main square into nine smaller square sections, as shown in the picture above.
Then draw in a curve in the four main directions - this is where you will cut.



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Cut a shape like this


Cut along the curves and eliminate the corners, as shown in the picture above.
Now fold along the central inner square and tuck the corners under each other like this.....



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Fold the edges up and tuck the corners under each other


Now you have your first Bon Bon Box. Are you ready to make some more?

Categories
#Paper
#Box
#Presents
#Mother's Day Present Ideas
#Papercraft
#Medium
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Origami
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