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This is how I make origami hearts. I haven't seen anyone else do it this way. I learned this by accident last year while playing with some bus ticket...
Fold the paper in half, so that the open end is up.
Fold in half diagonally, using both layers. Crease and unfold.
Fold in half diagonally from the other direction, taking both flaps. Crease and unfold.
Fold in half horizontally Crease and unfold
Fold down the top flap. Leave it. I folded down about a quarter of my square (and 1/8th of the total height), but you will have to fidget with this ...
You now need to fold these little corners in towards you. Just follow the creases already there.
Flip the work over, and repeat steps five and six. Fold down the top flap an equal amount as the other flap, then fold in the corners.
Okay, this is the hardest step to explain, but easy to do when you get it. You are folding the front side towards you, making valley folds along the ...
Flatten, and you can see the heart shape forming. Fold the heart in half horizontally
Fold the tips down towards you. This again takes some fidgeting to see how far you want to fold down. You can do these together or one on each side. I...
You are now pushing the tips down inside the heart. One side at a time, open the side of the heart and push the tip down, reversing the tip's folds....
The heart is now done. It could be glued to a paper clip, as the bottom opens a bit. Good luck, I hope you make a lot!
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