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Fun With Paper Folding And Origami - How To Make Origami Toothpick Holders
Origami is the art of paper folding. Some people do origami for fun, others do it as a form of relaxation.
The tutorials here will show you how to make something useful with origami, you are going to make your own toothpick holders with paper! You can use origami paper, wrapping paper and plain copy paper for these paper crafts. There are three different toothpick holders to make so let's get started!
No-Frills Origami Toothpick Holder
If you need a small toothpick holder to store a few toothpicks, this easy-to-make origami toothpick holder can be made in a minute or two. It is safe to carry in a purse or shirt pocket without being poked by toothpicks!
To make this paper toothpick holder, cut out a square paper measuring 10cm by 10cm. Follow the origami instructions and pictures below to make this no-frills origami toothpick holder.
Step-by-step instructions for No-frills Toothpick HolderClick thumbnail to view full-size
Origami Toothpick Case
The next tutorial is on how to make an origami toothpick case that can hold more toothpicks. The toothpick case protects both ends of the toothpicks and also prevents them from falling out. A useful origami item to have in your bag, wallet or briefcase, especially when you travel.
Follow the origami instructions below and use the correct paper size of 14cm by 14cm to fold this origami craft item.
Step-by-step instructions for Toothpick CaseClick thumbnail to view full-size
Origami Shirt Toothpick Holder
The next paper craft item to make is a miniature origami shirt for holding toothpicks. There are several ways to fold an origami shirt but this is the correct way to make a miniature origami shirt into a toothpick holder. Follow the pictures and instructions below to make the origami shirt toothpick holder.
The appropriate size of the paper to use is 15cm by 7cm.
Tip: An A4 size paper can be cut into six rectangular pieces of paper and they are just the right size for this origami project.
Step-by-step instructions for Origami Shirt Toothpick HolderClick thumbnail to view full-size
These origami toothpick holders can be placed next to the entrée when entertaining guests at home. Toothpicks are great for picking up appetisers. Your guests will be able to help themselves to these handmade toothpick holders if they need to use some toothpicks as cocktail sticks.
You can customise the toothpick holders with different themes and colours to suit the occasions. Be creative, use origami paper with different designs and colours for all your paper folding projects.
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