This instructable will show you how to make a paper shaped heart, using an 8.5" x 11" sheet of paper.

Step 1: Your Sheet of Paper

Start with an 8.5" x 11" sheet of paper. Any color will do.

Step 2: Fold Top Right Hand Corner

Fold top right hand corner, so that its edge aligns with the paper.

Step 3: Fold Top Left Hand Corner

Repeat previous step with left corner.

Step 4: Looks Like This

Your paper should look like this.

Step 5: Fold the Paper Back

Fold the paper back, at center crease.

Step 6: Creases Should Look Like This

Paper should have the following creases.

Step 7: Fold at the Center Crease

Fold at the center crease, pressing inward.

Step 8: Fold the Right Hand Corner Upward

Fold the right hand corner upward, aligning it with the top point (creating a diamond shape).

Step 9: Fold the Left Hand Corner Upward

Repeat previous step with the left hand corner, completing the diamond.

Step 10: Fold the Right Hand Side of the Paper

Fold the right hand side of the paper, aligning the edge with the bottom point of the diamond.

Step 11: Fold the Left

Fold the left hand side.

Step 12: Flip

Flip the paper over.

Step 13: Flip Back

Flip back approx. an inch and a half (1.5") of paper.

Step 14: Flip Down

Flip down the triangular section at the top, making sure it folds all the way, at the original crease.

Step 15: Fold the Bottom Right Hand Corner

Fold the bottom right hand corner, creating a triangle that aligns at the bottom center of the paper.

Step 16: Insert Triangle

Make sure you insert the triangle from the previous step in between the slot created by the larger triangle.

Step 17: Repeat

Repeat the previous two steps with the left bottom corner.

Step 18: Fold the Top Right Point

Fold the top right point toward the center right, to form the top shape of the heart.

Step 19: Insert the Remaining Paper

Insert the remaining paper inside the slot created by the larger triangle, to hold the top in place.

Step 20: Fold the Left

Fold the left hand side.

Step 21: Insert

Insert the remaining portion of the previous triangle into the slot created by the larger triangle.

Step 22: Done!

Flip the paper over, and will you look at that???

You have created a paper heart!

I wrote my boyfriend a letter but only had binder paper but folding it like this made it cute! Glad it works with regular 8x11 in paper. Surprisingly easy to do!
<p>I thought it would be hard but it was fairly easy.</p>
<p>So CUTE!!</p>
<p>A-M-A-Z-I-N-G! I love this style of folding a rectangle piece of paper into a heart!</p>
<p>great heart and its nice we dont need a square paper</p>
<p>Mine ended up kind of lopsided because I've never been too good with oragami, but this is a wonderful and easy tutorial. Thank you to whoever posted it!</p>
Awesome ?
<p>I made it! </p>
I made it
<p>I made it</p>
<p>I made it!!</p>
I made it!!!!!
<p>I'm stuck on step 7 help!!!!!!</p>
made a note for my wife's lunch. Perfect delivery method!
<p>good tutorial and easy &lt;3 my gf will love it i hope :$</p>
<p>MAST VERY GooooooooD</p>
<p>E<br>...</p><p>P</p><p>...</p><p>I</p><p>...</p><p>C</p><p>And all you need is paper!</p>
<p>this is so cool! i made this for my best friend and she loved it!!! </p>
<p>yehhh i made it!!</p>
<p>It's fantastic. Now I have something to give to my gfriend on valentines day. She will definitely like it!</p>
<p>was fun</p>
<p>So I made this for my GF and she was amazed by it! Thank you for this instructable it is amazing. :)</p>
sorry,l am chinese.l can not speak English well.But l know the heart is nice!
Nicely done.
it was not much easy but i did it
some steps hard to understand but I got there in the end 5star for the work
<p>thx it help so much</p>
I'm gonna give it to my girlfriend! ❤
<p>i made it...coooooooooool</p>
<p>I made it! Nice one,i will show this to my friend</p>
Easiest origami ever! Thanks! (:
its not working i hate this it supid o_0 <br>
Its so cool !! Thanks !!!
Blahhh I Cnt Figure This Out. /:
thanxs i know how to make a paper heart now<br>
there is a different way for doing this.
i dont seem to figure this out =(
Very nice. We had no trouble following your instructions. Thanks!
I made this out of a five pound note, its a nice touch for someones birthday :)
Thankx !-But iMiness came out Weird.lOl :))
Very Fun Thanks!
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I`ve already made 5 of them!

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