How to make origami hearts

 

 

You can learn to make various kinds of origami heart here. There are 2D and 3D heart as well as heart with wings. So make one of these for your special occasion.

 

 

 

 

 

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Simple Heart

 

simple heart

 

Level

Beginner

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Simple paper heart starts from a half-square paper. One special folding technique that you need to apply for this model is petal-fold.

 
   

 

 

Origami Heart Diagrams (Level 2 = Intermediate)

 

 

3D Heart

 

3D origami heart

Level

2

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The instruction for folding 3D heart is given here.

You can put a chocolate or a ring inside of this heart.

 

3D Open Heart

open 3D heart
Level

2

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The instruction for folding 3D open heart is given here.

Since you have an opening on the top, you can put something in this heart and take it out easily without destroying the heart. This might be a good gift for Valentine's Day.

 
 

 

 

 

 

Heart with Arrow

heart with an arrow
Level

2

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The heart with an arrow is not advised to try for origami novice. Special folding techniques involved with this model are inside-reverse fold, pleat-fold, and squash-fold.

 
 

Heart over the Moon

heart with an moon
Level

2

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The heart over the moon is not advised to try for origami novice. Special folding techniques involved with this model are Z-fold, swivel-fold, and rabbit ear-fold.

 

 

 

 

 

Heart Origami Boat

 

heart origami boat

 

Level

2

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This heart origami boat starts from 4x4 matrix base. The special folding techniques that you need to apply for this model are squash-fold, inside reverse-fold, open sink-fold, closed-open sink-fold, and open-closed sink-fold.

 
 

Heart Origami Boat II

 

heart origami boat

 

Level

2

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This heart origami boat starts from 6x6 matrix base. A heart symbol is attached to the outside of this origami boat. There is no special folding technique involved with this model.

 

 

 

Easy Heart

 

sitting origami heart

 

Level

Beginner

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This paper heart is an easy model to fold. One special folding technique you will learn from this model is an inside reverse-fold.

 

Heart with a Stand

 

sitting heart

 

Level

Beginner

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This heart is a one-side heart. The other side has a triangular stand.

 

Heart with a Stand II

 

sitting heart

 

Level

Beginner

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This heart has an heart shape on the front side. On the backside, it has a stand.

 

 

2D Heart

 

2D heart

 

Level

Beginner

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The instruction for folding 2D heart is easier compare to the one for 3D model.

 

You-and-Me Heart

 

you and me heart

 

Level

Beginner

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This heart has two hearts attached together. One heart is exactly the same as the the other one in both shape and size.

 

Heart with Wings

 

heart with wings
Level

2

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This heart with wings starts with a square base and it takes 43 steps complete. One special folding technique used in thsi model is "tail-fold".

 

 

 

Heart with Two Legs

 

heart with two legs

 

Level

Beginner

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The heart with two back legs allow it to stand by itself. There are two special folding techniques that you need to know for this model. They are both square-fold and rabbit ear-fold.
 

Mickey Mouse Heart

 

mickey-mouse heart

 

Level

Beginner / 2

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This heart has a shape of Mickey Mouse. This is 3D heart so that you can put something inside. One special folding technique you need to apply for this model is a closed sink-fold.

 

Heart with Tiny Wings

 

heart with tiny wings

 

Level

Beginner / 2

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The unique feature of this heart is that it has tiny wings. One special folding technique that you need to know for this model is "inside reverse-fold".
 

 

 

Heart Flower

 

heart bloom

 

Level

Beginner

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This heart is a flower representing a heart.

 

Valentine's Origami Flower

Valentine's bloom

 

Level

Beginner

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Here you have a heart flower attached to a wire stem, a calyx, and two leaves.

This might be a perfect gift for Valentine's Day.

 
 

 

Heart Paper Airplane

 

heart paper plane

Level

Beginner

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This heart paper plane actually flies. It has the heart symbol at the top of this plane. In this instruction, I make use a square paper. But you can use any rectangular paper such letter or A4 size.
 

Large Heart Envelope

 

big heart origami cover

Level

Beginner

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This heart origami envelope has a heart symbol on the back. The special folding techniques involved with this model are both squash-fold and inside reverse-fold.

 

Heart Envelope

 

heart cover

Level

Beginner

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This heart envelope has a heart symbol on the back. It is not difficult to fold this model. One special folding technique that you need to know for this model is swivel-fold.

 

 

 

 

 

Four-Heart Star

 

four-heart star

Level

Beginner

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This four-heart star starts with a 8x8 matrix base. Two special folding techniques that you need to apply for this model are both petal-fold and pleat-fold. You will also need to apply two kinds of petal-fold here.

 

Heart Box

at Four Corners

four-heart box

Level

Beginner

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This heart box has a heart symbol at four corners.

 

Heart Spring

 

heart spring
Level

Beginner / 2

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You will be able to make a heart-shape spring.

 

 

 

 

 

Top-Corner Heart Origami Bookmark

top-corner heart origami bookmark

Level

2

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The top-corner heart bookmark is a little tricky to fold if you are a neophyte to origami. Try to learn special folding techniques involved with this model throughly before working on this model. They are kite-fold, balloon-fold, pocket-fold, and reverse swivel-fold.

 

Bottom-Corner Heart Origami Bookmark

bottom-corner heart origami bookmark

Level

2

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The bottom-corner heart bookmark is a little tricky to fold if you are a neophyte to origami. The most tricky folding technique is involved with flipping a layer after applying a valley-fold. You can easily tear off a typical origami paper. If this is the case, you may better off using a high density paper.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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