Introduction: How to Make an Origami Heart

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I am posting an instructible on how to make an origami heart. This method is very commonly known. Difficulty level:Easy

Step 1: Make Triangles

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cut 2 triangles out of the paper you have.

Step 2: 1st Fold

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Alright, this will be your first fold. Fold one of the triangles in half.

Step 3: Fold 2

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Unfold the folded in half triangle. Then fold the top of the triangle down about two thirds of the paper.

Step 4: Folds 3 and 4

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Here you will be making folds 3 and 4. Fold both of the side corners of the paper up to the top, creating the picture below

Step 5: Folds 5 and 6

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Now you will make folds 5 and 6. First, turn the paper around. Now just fold the top flaps into smaller triangles. You have now formed your basic heart shape.

Step 6: Last Folds

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Finally, you will make the last folds. On the same side that you were on for step 5, fold the pointy corners in. Now you are done!

Step 7: Done!

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Congradulations, you have made an origami heart! You can fit a love note into the slot in the front and give the heart to a valentine.


Yaykitty3 (author)2016-02-14

I liked it! but where did the second triangle come in???? And it could be turned into origami if you just fold a square in half....... that's what i did

coriecocopuff (author)2014-10-28

This is soooooo hard.......!!!!!!!!!!!!!:-[ :-[ :-[ :-[ :-[ :-[ =-O =-O =-O =-O =-O :-\ :-\ :-\ :-\ :-\ :-\

coriecocopuff (author)2014-10-28

This is sooooo hard!!!!!!:-[ :-[ :-[

sedlarjorja (author)2014-09-30

you can use this for so many reasons!

PelenatitaC (author)2014-09-28

Its so beautiful

Reed_Sky_Born (author)2012-04-05


Kafuku013 (author)2011-11-30

So Pretty!

plazmaonu (author)2008-01-03

lol i have that same keyboard! =D

minh-tudabomb (author)plazmaonu2009-02-18

almost every computer comes with the same kind

plazmaonu (author)minh-tudabomb2009-02-22

oh... o.o

Gwenieviere (author)2008-02-08

This isn't actually origami, but good job!

GorillazMiko (author)2008-02-06

Just saying, this Instructable is too early to be posted into the Share the Love contest.

Negafen (author)2008-01-08

More like ori-SCAM-i This is a papercraft heart, not actually origami

zeero360 (author)2007-09-15

wow this would be realy good to give the girl i like but she wont talk to me so maby if i slip it into her desk or on it

Naruto-Uzumaki (author)2007-08-11

wow nice origami but i dont think thats origami so you should chang the name.anway im a bite stuk on step 4. could you like make a movie so i coud understand???thanks:) (bad english)

also step 4 just means fold the bottom corners all the way up


sorry but i dont have a video camera.

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