How to Make an Easy Origami Heart

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How to Make an Easy Origami Heart

Introduction:

There are various ways to make a traditional origami heart. Making this paper heart can be a bit tricky, but this 14 step instruction will guide you on how to make your very own. Once finished, you can use it as a decoration or you may stick it on a card to give to someone special.

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 01

To make this origami heart, use a square piece of origami paper. If you’re using a single sided colored paper, face the colored side down. Fold the paper horizontally and vertically in half. Crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 02

The second step is to bring the top and bottom sides to the center crease line.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 03

Diagonally fold the paper on both sides. Follow along the dashed lines as illustrated above. Crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 04

 

Fold along the diagonal lines as shown. Crease well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 05

Vertically fold along the dashed lines on both side of the paper.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 06Diagonally fold all 4 corners of the origami paper as illustrated above.

Connect the sides (dots: yellow to yellow, red to red) together.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 08

The paper should now look like this in top view. Bring the outside edges toward each other.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 09

Connect the two yellow dots together by connecting the corners (yellow dots) together.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 010

The origami paper should look like this in side view. Fold the diagonal lines as illustrated above. Crease the paper well and unfold.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 011

Using the creases made in step 10, make an inside reverse fold on both sides.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 012

Bring the outermost flap downward.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 013

Fold the each of the  triangles inward along the dashed lines.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 014

Lastly, fold it back up.

How to fold an Origami Heart - Step 012 Finish

You origami heart is done! You may decorate the heart or use it as a décor once finished.

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5 COMMENTS

  1. Thanks for teaching me how to do a HEART origami!Too bad I can’t HEART this post 🙁

  2. If you can teach me origami there is hope yet, my heart came out so cute!

  3. BEAUTIFUL🎀I am sticking this into a card for my bff🌈Thank you for the wonderful idea

  4. Beautiful 🌹. You are amazing. Thank you for sharing 😻

  5. So far this id the easiest tutorial i ve seen of a 💖
    The drawing doesnt change view angles

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