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Origami Valentine Heart

Make an easy Origami Heart.

Step #2:

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  • Start with paper color side down.
  • Fold a + in the paper.

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  • Fold bottom edge to center crease. Crease well.
  • Turn paper over.
  • Fold as shown in picture 3.
  • Do the same on other side. This is called an airplane fold.

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  • The first picture shows the paper after your airplane fold.
  • Turn the unit over.
  • Fold another airplane fold as shown.

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  • Fold top point down to bottom. Crease only the center color section. Do not crease the white.
  • Fold back the top section to reveal the white.

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  • Unfold. Fold the white tips inward along the crease.
  • Unfold the white tips.
  • Open one side just a bit, and reverse your fold. We are hiding the white tips inside.
  • It should look like picture 3.

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  • Fold top point down to bottom again.
  • Press down the center to form triangles as in picture 2.

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  • Fold each corner as shown.
  • Open the top flap. There is a little pocket on the bottom.
  • Being very careful, insert the top point into the bottom pocket. This will lock the heart in place.

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  • This is what it looks like after being tucked in.
  • Now just fold the top down a bit. This will make the curve of the heart.
  • Turn it over and there you have it!
  • Put a pin on the back and wear it for Valentine's Day.