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Origami Book and Cupboard Fold

The origami book fold is the simplest of origami folds and is really just a valley fold. It is named as a book fold because you fold the paper in half and it looks like a book. From the book fold, you can continue to make a cupboard fold.



We'll show you how to make the origami book fold and cupboard fold step by step.

Origami Book Fold Step 1: Start with a square origami paper.



Origami Book Fold Step 2: Fold from left to right, crease well and you get a book fold.






Origami Cupboard Fold Step 1: Make a book fold and unfold the paper.




Origami Cupboard Fold Step 2: Fold the right side to meet the crease in the center.




Origami Cupboard Fold Step 3: Fold the left side to meet the crease in the center and you get your cupboard fold. It looks like a cupboard with 2 doors, right?