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How to make a paper Heart

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

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repeat previous step with left corner

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your paper should look like this...

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fold the paper back, at center crease

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paper should have the following creases

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fold at the center crease, pressing inward

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

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repeat previous step with the left hand corner, completing the diamond

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

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fold the left hand side

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flip the paper over

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

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

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

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

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repeat the previous two steps with the left bottom corner

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

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

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fold the left hand side

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insert the remaining portion of the previous triangle into the slot created by the larger triangle

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flip the paper over, and will you look at that???
You have created a paper heart!
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