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In Hearts We Trust
Roses are red, violets are blue, fold this heart, and your dreams may come true. You know that feeling when someone cares and wants the best for you and you feel the same way about him or her? There is a word for that: love. Say it with an origami heart.

From the book Girligami by Cindy Ng Check out our review on the blog >>

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© 2019 Cindy Ng / Potter Craft · Reproduced with permission.
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  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Hearts - Step 1
    Step 1

    Flip over from top to bottom.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Hearts - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold in half. Unfold to reveal white side.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Hearts - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold the top and the bottom in to meet at the center crease.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Hearts - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold the top half back along the existing crease.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Hearts - Step 5
    Step 5

    Fold the left side up, using the pattern as a guide.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Hearts - Step 6
    Step 6

    Repeat step 5 with the other side.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Hearts - Step 7
    Step 7

    Bring the two flaps back down, and unfold along the center. This will return you to the same position as step 4.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Hearts - Step 8
    Step 8

    Reinforce the folds that lie along the center diamond shape. Then bring all four corners up to form the heart shape. This action will also cause the bottom diamond shape to invert, forming the base of the heart.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Hearts - Step 9
    Step 9

    Spread apart the sides. Fold the four corners inward, using the pattern as a guide.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Hearts - Step 10
    Step 10

    Fold the top four edges inward. Then place double-sided tape behind the two halves of the heart to hold them together.

  • How to fold an origami shape. Origami Hearts - Step 11
    Step 11

    Final result.

    Five ways to show your love:
    - Call!
    - Write!
    - Smile!
    - Do what you promised to do!
    - Fold an origami heart!

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NT<3
NT<3 · Chuo, Tokyo, JP · 1 project
haha,jar of hearts
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babe-cake
babe-cake · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 2 projects
Very cool! after i made the heart i wrapped the edges with different color paper, using some slue stick, and they are pretty cute too.
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