How to Make an
could be simpler. Surprise
secretly putting a sparkly origami heart on their desk or bedside table.
or pink paper, same color on both sides (recommended), 5-
to 6-inches square
or metallic glitter spray, optional
Tip: If using, please read the manufacturer’s
instructions before you begin this project.
Allow adequate time for setting
your work area and for drying.
you use basic origami paper, the stem will
be white. To avoid
this, we went to our
local print shop for sheets of 8½ x 11 solid red paper.
We cut it into 5½ inch squares with our paper
print shops can cut it
for you, or they will have a cutter you can use free of charge. Avoid the old-style
“guillotine” paper cutters;
it’s virtually impossible to cut a perfect square with them.
pen in a metallic shade, optional
Glory Single-Heart Variation.
Unless you did
the stem as shown here.
Spray with glitter spray.
If the heart keeps falling over, try
increasing the angle between the
flower and the stem. If
it still falls over,
you could whip up a Model Display Stand from
ordinary white paper, or
any paper you like.
You could write a short message on the face
of the heart using a metallic pen.
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