Origami Heart Bookmark Instructions with Pictures

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Origami Heart Bookmark Instructions with Pictures

Introduction:

Learn how to make a bookmark from a dollar bill with this tutorial! For this dollar bill instruction, we are going to make a bookmark origami with a heart design. Once finished,ย  you may use it to track the progress of your favorite book or give it to someone special to show how much you care for them.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 01

The first thing to do is to to crease the dollar bill thrice. Do so by folding and unfolding along the dashed lines.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 02

Fold the top left corner diagonally to the bottom edge of the dollar bill. Crease the dollar bill well and unfold.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 03

Repeat step 2 on the opposite side of the crease mark. Then, flip the dollar bill over.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 04Once you have made the Xย  crease mark, make a vertical crease mark on the X center. Then, flip it over to the other side.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 05.1

Once you have made the necessary creases on the left side of the dollar bill, form a “waterbomb base” by lifting the left edgeย  of the dollar to the right side (around the middle are). Because of the creases made, the dollar bill should fold naturally into a triangle.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 05.2

The “waterbomb base” should look like this once folded halfway.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 06.1

Bring the left corner to the edge of the “waterbomb base”.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 06.2

Crease the fold well and then unfold.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 07

Like flipping a page of a book, lift the bottom corner of the “watermbomb base” to the top corner. Make sure to lift the top flap ONLY.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 08

Bring upwards the bottom edge of the dollar bill inside while lifting the top layer of the “waterbomb base”.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 09

Pull down the 2 flaps of the “waterbomb base”.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 010

Repeat step 8 on the top part of the dollar bill. Bring downwards the top edge of the dollar bill inside while lifting the top layer of the “waterbomb base”.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 011

Bring the top flap of the “waterbomb base” upwards.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 012.1

Lift the top layer of the dollar bill to the left side along the dashed line.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 012.2

It should now look like this halfway.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 013.1

Fold diagonally along the dashed lines as shown.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 013.2

Halfway folding, it should look like this.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 014.1

To shape the heart, fold along the corners as shown in the illustration above.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 015

Swing the right side backwards to the other side.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Step 016

Rotate it so it stands vertically.

How to Make a Bookmark Origami - Final

Your Heart bookmark origami is done!

Try creating this bookmark with different kinds of paper.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. omg thank you so much i just made my first origami bill

  2. Very nice ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

  3. Got it the first time, thanks!

  4. it’s so pretty. I’m gonna put this on my list of gift ideas ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ

  5. very useful !

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