How to make a diamond origami envelope

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traditional origami envelope


Level Beginner / Intermediate
Copyright Hyo Ahn

This page is for those who want the instruction to fold a diamond origami envelope.


This diamond origami envelope starts from 8x8 matrix base. One difficulty you need to go through for this model is to apply a crease pattern (CP) shown at the step #16.


Before working on this model, you need to know what valley-fold and mountain-fold are. If you know these two folding techniques, then you will have no problem in making an origami envelope.


If you are ready, then let's get started.


If you find any bugs on this instruction, please send an email to HyoAhn's email.


You may use any kind of paper to fold the origami envelope. Here I used 20cm x 20cm square paper.

diamond origami envelope: front side of paper


This is the front side of the paper that I am using for this instruction.

diamond origami envelope: back side of paper


This is the back side of the paper.


As you can see, the back side is not shiny compared to the front side.



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How To Make A Diamond Origami Envelope

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