How-To: Mini Origami (Kirigami) Heart Garland

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How-To: Mini Origami (Kirigami) Heart Garland


Whether hanging across computer screens, windows, or mantles, or even atop cakes, handmade garlands make everything a little bit more fun, and I always find mini garlands to be the most delightful of all! So, if you’ve got a few minutes, some paper, and the desire to make someone’s day—Valentine’s Day or not—you’ll love this charming mini kirigami heart garland tutorial from Alyssa at Alyssa & Carla!


In case you’re not familiar, kirigami is a technique that’s similar to origami, but it involves cutting paper in addition to folding. And, since you’ll be snipping, you won’t need to start out with a perfectly square piece of paper, so this simple heart project is a great way to use up some of those pretty paper scraps.

More excited about yarn than paper? No problem!

You can get your wooly garland fix with this super-cute crocheted conversation heart garland tutorial right here on Make: CRAFT.

Hook or fold some hearts and share the crafty love!

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Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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