Making Winged Hearts Valentines Day Cards with Paper Folding and Cutting

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I made this heart with wings accidentally today so I thought that I would share with you how I made it. You start out doing a bit of paper folding and origami and then you start cutting a bit….what you turn up with is a valentines day card heart with wings. You can give this to somebody that you love on Valentines day.

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Making Hearts with Wings Valentines Day Cards with Paper Folding and Cutting



Making Winged Hearts Valentines Day Cards with Paper Folding and Cutting

Crafts Materials Needed

– Any Paper
– Scissors
– Pencil
– Coloring Medium of Some Sort, such as Watercolors, Colored Pencils, Markers, Crayons, etc.

Step 1



Step 1 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



If you don’t have a square piece of paper, then you can make one from a normal 8 1/2″ x 11″ piece of paper by using the steps above. Just fold down the paper as you see in the picture above and then cut where the bottom of the triangle forms.

Step 2



Step 2 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



Fold corner B to C. You will then have an ‘x’ criss-cross folded appearance.


Step 3



Step 3 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



Now turn the page completely over to the other side.

Step 4



Step 4 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



Now fold A over to B.

Step 5



Step 5 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



And Fold C over to D. You will then have an asterisk, star type folded appearance.

Step 6



Step 6 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



Now start folding B over to A.

Step 7



Step 7 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



And then hold the paper at the bottom…with all the folds that we made in it, the paper will naturally form the appearance of the paper int he picture above.

Start pushing towards the center…inwards….

Step 8



Step 8 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



Now your paper will look like this….fold one of the flaps forwards and one towards the back.

Step 9



Step 9 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



Now your paper will look like this. It will look like a diamond, with a fold down the center. Hold the creased / folded portion of the diamond at the top. Hold the open part at the bottom.

Step 10



Step 10 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



Draw a heart shape as you see above. Cut on the dotted line, making sure not to cut other places…or this won’t work.

Step 11



Step 11 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



Your page will now look like this…with a 4 heart design. Bend corner c to corner d…in half.

Step 12



Step 12 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



After you fold it …you will finally see a heart with wings.

Step 13



Step 14 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



You can draw ‘u’ shapes in the wings for a feather appearance.

Step 14



Step 1 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



This is a picture of what my heart looks like.

Step 15



Step 1 : Making Valentines Day Cards Origami Folded Hearts with Wings



I used watercolors to paint the heart red and the wings light blue…with darker blue ‘u’ shaped feathers.

Step 16



Making Hearts with Wings Valentines Day Cards with Paper Folding and Cutting



Step 17



Making Hearts with Wings Valentines Day Cards with Paper Folding and Cutting



I put white highlights in the heart and wings to make the card look better.

Step 18







Also, I wanted to mention that these cool shapes are leftovers from this project…since each will be slightly bigger or smaller than the others…it makes a really cool looking spider web design.

I hope that you had fun.

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3 Comments

  1. Darissa

    01.31.2011

    I love it, an the person i gave it to loves it

  2. Ici

    02.09.2011

    My cousin really enjoys making these and she is only 3! Thank you soooo much!

  3. admin

    02.09.2011

    Wow…I have a 4 year old daughter and she is no where near able to do something like that. Your cousin is very advanced! I’m glad she is enjoying herself and I’m also glad that she has such a sweet cousin helping her out. đŸ™‚

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