How To Make A Paper House

by | Dec 2, 2021 | DIY, Paper Craft

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Making a house from paper is quite an exciting task to do. You can make this house for your papercraft project, create a showpiece or gift it to your friend. All you need is some readily available stuff. However, if you want to make a bigger house, take a more significant piece of paper or use wasted newspaper and decorate it. This tutorial will guide you on how to make a paper house from origami paper.


Before moving ahead, gather all the required materials in one place to avoid any mishap.


  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • A marker


Steps To Make A Paper House

Step 1: Take an origami paper of dimensions 15×15 cm.

15 by 15 cm

Step 2: Make three equal folds in it, horizontally and vertically both.

vertically both 1

vertically both 2

Step 3: Now, fold along the lines and prepare the base of the house as instructed below.

instructed below 1

instructed below 2

Step 4: Prepare the lid of the house by triple folding the paper and making triangular folds.

triangular folds

triangular folds

Step 5: Now, place the lid over the base of the house and stick it properly.

stick it properly

Step 6: Now, prepare the windows and doors with the help of the sketch pens and paste them.

How To Make A Paper House

And you have your final home ready in front of you.


  • Properly fold the lines of the base and lid as well.
  • Use different colors of origami paper.
  • Glue everything properly.

Points to remember

Handle the tools with care, if any.



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