Follow the steps below to learn how to make an origami secret heart.
So you’re in love and just need to let that person know how you feel, or you want to ask that special someone to be your valentine. Maybe you just want that person to feel loved or to know that they have a secret admirer. With this origami secret heart designed by Florence Temko, you can do just that. It’s easy to fold with these step by step instructions. All you need to do is write the message and pass it.
Step 1: Begin with a square piece of origami paper with color side faced down, but if you only have regular 8.5×11 paper, follow these instructions to make a square sheet.
Step 2: With the paper positioned like a diamond, fold the paper in half by folding the left half to the right, then unfold.
Step 3: Fold the bottom half to the top half, then unfold.
Step 4: Fold in all top, left, bottom, and right corners to the center, then unfold.
Step 5: Turn the paper over.
Step 6: Fold the top and bottom corner to the crease.
Step 7: Like you’re rolling up the corners, fold the top and bottom at the crease.
Step 8: Again, fold the top and bottom so their edges meet at the center
Step 9: Fold the left corner to where the x is on the picture, then unfold.
Step 10: Repeat step 9 on the right side. Remember to unfold.
Step 11: Starting at the center, diagonaly open the right side and fold at the yellow lines, then squash down.
Step 12: Fold the top and bottom corners to the center.
Step 13: Fold in the remaining corner to the center
Step 14: Fold half of the right flap (which is the red part) over to the right.
Step 15: Like Step 11, open, squash, and fold the left side.
Step 16: Like Step 12, fold the top and bottom corners to the center.
Step 17: Like Step 13, fold the right corner to the center.
Step 18: Like Step 14, fold the right half over to the left.
Step 19: Diagonally fold back both bottom corners to form the shape of the bottom of a heart.
Step 20: Fold back the top outter corners of the heart.
Step 21: Now fold back the top inner corners of the heart of complete the heart shape.
Step 22: Go ahead and write a message inside the secret heart and if you like, use sticker to tape the heart shut.
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