Well here is my very own handmade valentine gift….An Origami Fortune Cookie in a Mini Take Out Box!! I’m using mine as a valentine gift with a personal message but I think it could be used and decorated for all sorts of occasions such as weddings, birthdays, new year or it can even be used as a mini jewellery gift box. I found a template for the take out box at Mirkwood Designs, you will find lots of box templates that you can use for all your handmade crafting needs on there. I was going to create a tutorial to make an origami fortune cookie but I’ve found two great examples that helped me: 1. HP Fortune Cookie Tutorial 2.Origami Fortune Cookies from The Pretty Blog, both come with free templates you can use!!
I’ve been making a few things over the festive season and I thought id share them with you . The first thing I made was this cute origami gift box. These small gift boxes are great for jewellery and they are so simple to make. I’ve included a tutorial incase you want to try it yourself.
Tip: I would make the base of the box with thicker paper or card for more support.