Flat Oblong Boxes without Tassels

These are one of my favorite boxes to make and the first box I made with compartments.  That’s because I made the first one as a jewelry box for myself and liked it so much that I assumed others would as well.  I make most of these boxes with beautiful Japanese and Indian papers.  All the materials I use are acid-free and preservation quality.

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Flat Oblong Box with Katazome Geometric Circles paper
Flat Oblong Box with Katazome Geometric Circles paper

This box is covered in a handsome navy and gray geometric patterned paper (rare for Japanese paper.)

Flat Oblong Box with Plum Blossoms & Golden Clouds paper
Flat Oblong Box with Plum Blossoms & Golden Clouds paper

This box is covered in a stunning Plum Blossoms & Golden Clouds paper from Japan.

Flat Oblong Box with Purple and Green Garden Rows paper
Flat Oblong Box with Purple and Green Garden Rows paper

This box is covered in a beautiful Japanese paper depicting colorful garden rows of stylized flowers and abstract designs in a quilt-like pattern that is, no doubt, a copy of an old kimono fabric pattern.

Flat Oblong Box with White Cranes Flying over Golden Fields and Blue Rivers paper
Flat Oblong Box with White Cranes Flying over Golden Fields and Blue Rivers paper

This box is covered in a sumptious Japanese paper showing white cranes flying over golden fields of flowers and blue rivers.

Flat Oblong Box with Large Black Flowers paper
Flat Oblong Box with Large Black Flowers paper

This box is covered in an elegant black flowers on white paper from India.

Flat Oblong Box with White Cranes Flying Over Blue Rivers paper
Flat Oblong Box with White Cranes Flying Over Blue Rivers paper

This box is covered in a lovely Japanese paper depicting white cranes flying over brown fields and blue rivers.

Flat Oblong Box with Kirara Flowers paper
Flat Oblong Box with Kirara Flowers paper

This box is covered in a beautiful Japanese paper.

Flat Oblong Box with White Cranes Flying Over Brown Fields and Golden Ponds paper
Flat Oblong Box with White Cranes Flying Over Brown Fields and Golden Ponds paper

This box is covered in a delightful Japanese paper.

Flat Oblong Box with Blue Flowers and Golden Mountains paper
Flat Oblong Box with Blue Flowers and Golden Mountains paper

This box is covered in gorgeous Japanese paper.

Flat Oblong Box with Black & White Mountains & Flowers paper
Flat Oblong Box with Black & White Mountains & Flowers paper

This box is covered in a beautiful Japanese paper.

Flat Oblong Box with Japanese Cherry Blossom paper
Flat Oblong Box with Japanese Cherry Blossom paper

This box is covered in an elegant Yuzen Cherry Blossom paper from Japan.

Flat Oblong Box with Blue Koi paper
Flat Oblong Box with Blue Koi paper

This box is covered in a delightful Yuzen Blue Koi paper from Japan.

Flat Oblong Box with Bridges & Flowers paper
Flat Oblong Box with Bridges & Flowers paper

This box is covered in a lovely Bridges & Flowers paper from Japan.

Flat Oblong Box with Black Flowers and Vines paper
Flat Oblong Box with Black Flowers and Vines paper

This box is covered in an elegant black flowers and vines on white paper from India.

Flat Oblong Box with Tribal Shield paper
Flat Oblong Box with Tribal Shield paper

This box is covered in a rich gold,blue and black Tribal Shields paper from Zimbabwe.

Flat Oblong Box with Shanti Birds paper
Flat Oblong Box with Shanti Birds paper

This box is covered in a rich gold and blue Shanti Birds paper from Zimbabwe.

Flat Oblong Box Covered in Indian Funky Swirls Paper
Flat Oblong Box Covered in Indian Funky Swirls Paper

Interior of box is divided into 3 compartments.

Flat Oblong Box Covered in Japanese Red & Orange Chrysanthemums paper
Flat Oblong Box Covered in Japanese Red & Orange Chrysanthemums paper

Interior of box is divided into 3 compartments.