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

 
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Step 1: Your Sheet of Paper

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

Step 2: Fold top right hand corner

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

Step 3: Fold top left hand corner

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Repeat previous step with left corner.

Step 4: Looks like this

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Your paper should look like this.

Step 5: Fold the paper back

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Fold the paper back, at center crease.

Step 6: Creases should look like this

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Paper should have the following creases.

Step 7: Fold at the center crease

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Fold at the center crease, pressing inward.

Step 8: Fold the right hand corner upward

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

Step 9: Fold the left hand corner upward

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

Step 10: Fold the right hand side of the paper

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

Step 11: Fold the left

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Fold the left hand side.

Step 12: Flip

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Flip the paper over.

Step 13: Flip back

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

Step 14: Flip down

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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

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

Step 16: Insert triangle

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

Step 17: Repeat

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Repeat the previous two steps with the left bottom corner.

Step 18: Fold the top right point

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

Step 19: Insert the remaining paper

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

Step 20: Fold the left

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Fold the left hand side.

Step 21: Insert

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

Step 22: Done!

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

You have created a paper heart!

金鹏展翅 made it!15 days ago
sorry,l am chinese.l can not speak English well.But l know the heart is nice!
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jmihal16 days ago
Nicely done.
hkhan32 made it!19 days ago
it was not much easy but i did it
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chris higgins made it!19 days ago
some steps hard to understand but I got there in the end 5star for the work
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izabellac4 months ago

thx it help so much

megacoolpaul4 months ago
I'm gonna give it to my girlfriend! ❤

i made it...coooooooooool

I made it! Nice one,i will show this to my friend

Easiest origami ever! Thanks! (:
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its not working i hate this it supid o_0
ywern3 years ago
Its so cool !! Thanks !!!
YoshiLover3 years ago
Blahhh I Cnt Figure This Out. /:
bmontiel3 years ago
thanxs i know how to make a paper heart now
msoun3 years ago
there is a different way for doing this.
melanopia3 years ago
i dont seem to figure this out =(
crios423 years ago
Very nice. We had no trouble following your instructions. Thanks!
sharley13 years ago
I made this out of a five pound note, its a nice touch for someones birthday :)
sgreen53 years ago
Thankx !-But iMiness came out Weird.lOl :))
kstricklin3 years ago
Very Fun Thanks!
LoveYewh4 years ago
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It Is Hard Ot Undrestand Yuo Wen Youuu Don Use Spel Chek And Al Yor Words Aer All Capitals ,,,,,,
I`ve already made 5 of them!
I made it it`s so COOL!
now i have a wonderful present for my girlfriend dude.
jewelvang4 years ago
thanks but why we cant we print out the example how to make the hearts???
anani124 years ago
THANKS!!!
fey12344 years ago
thanks for showing us how to make a heart out of paper
nick2237895 years ago
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I FIGARED IT OUT
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califas4085 years ago

i like these instructions it was easy now i have a card thats shaped like a heart n i can give it to my fiance 4 valentines =)
 

sk8er man5 years ago
AWESOME INSTRUCTABLE! NOW I HAVE A MOTHER'S DAY GIFT FOR MY MOM!!! HAHAHA  : )          
lesliehdz5 years ago
COOL!!
Voxee5 years ago
Pretty cool, These would look really cute on some kind of textured paper.
Kaelessin5 years ago
hmmm . . .I can see this coming in handy in the very near future! thanks for posting!