Introduction: Heart-Shaped Corner Bookmark

This simple hand-crafted bookmark requires only 5 minutes to create. Try it yourself and have fun!

(adapted from video demostration by The Cheese Thief.)

Step 1: Materials

  1. Any square paper (~9cm x 9cm is a good size)

Step 2: Book Fold

Fold the paper in half.

Step 3: Book Fold

Fold the paper in half again. You should get 2 square flaps.

Step 4: Water Bomb Base Fold

Pry open one of the flaps, flatten to make a squash fold. Turn over and do the same for the other side.

Step 5:

You should get a triangle. Fold in the 2 bottom corners of the triangle to make crease lines.

Step 6:

Fold in the top corner of the triangle to make another cease line.

Step 7:

Open up the pocket of one flap and flatten to make 2 squash folds.

Step 8:

Fold down the top flap …

Step 9:

… and then inverse fold the same flap in half.

Step 10:

Squash fold both corners.

Step 11:

Triangle fold both bottom flaps.

Step 12:

Flip the bottom flaps upwards and flatten. There you have it – your own heart-shaped corner bookmark!

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