Paper Strip Folding and Origami - How to Make 3D Paper Hearts
3D Paper hearts can be used as decorations on Valentine's Day gifts, school projects and craft activities. If you have made origami lucky stars before, you will find the paper strip folding method for 3D paper heart is very similar. Paper strip folding is easy and suitable for both adults' and kids' craft projects. If you haven't made lucky stars before, just click on the following link for a tutorial on how to make your own origami lucky stars.
Materials for making 3D Paper Hearts - The Paper Strip Method
These are the basic items required to make paper hearts.
- Coloured paper. Cut the paper into strips of 10cm by 3cm. The size of the paper heart will be about 2.5cm by 2cm for this paper size. You can use wider or narrower strips of paper if you want to make different sizes of paper hearts.
- Scissors for trimming.
- Cutter for cutting the paper into strips.
- Cutting mat to protect your table from being slashed!
- Ruler for measurements.
Step-by-step Instructions on how to Make a 3D Paper HeartClick thumbnail to view full-size
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Materials for making 3D Origami Paper Hearts
The following method for making 3D paper hearts is a more advanced level of paper folding. The only material required here is origami paper of any square size. The paper I am using for this origami tutorial is 15cm by 15cm.
Step-by-step Instructions for 3D Paper Hearts - Origami MethodClick thumbnail to view full-size
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