In this post we’re going to create a symbol of love and freedom – the origami heart with wings. This delightful creation combines the elegance of a heart with the grace of wings, making it a perfect gift or decoration for special occasions.
Origami, the ancient art of paper folding, allows us to transform simple sheets of paper into intricate and beautiful shapes. Crafting an origami heart with wings is a creative and heartwarming project that can convey your emotions and artistic flair.
In this step-by-step guide, we’ll take you through the process of folding this enchanting origami design. Whether you’re a seasoned origami enthusiast or a beginner looking for a heartfelt project, our instructions are designed to be clear and accessible.
So, gather your square sheet of paper, find a comfortable workspace, and let’s begin this creative journey. By the end, you’ll have a lovely origami heart with wings that can symbolize love, freedom, or simply the joy of crafting. Let your heart take flight as we fold our way to a beautiful creation!
Create your very own origami heart with wings – ideal to show your affection for your loved ones or just to keep for yourself!
This is how your origami heart with wings will look when finished!
Step 1: Start with a square piece of origami paper – whatever colour you prefer!
Step 2: Fold the paper in half by taking the bottom edge up to the top edge and creasing it firmly
Step 3: Unfold the piece of paper
Step 4: Fold the paper in half taking the right edge over to the left edge and creasing the line firmly
Step 5: Unfold the paper and it should now look like this!
Step 6: Fold the bottom right hand corner up to the centre fold line and crease firmly. Repeat on the left side, folding the bottom left hand corner up to the centre fold line.
Step 7: Unfold the paper and it should look like this
Step 8: Fold the right edge over to the vertical centre line, making a new crease along the blue line as indicated. Make sure you stop your crease at the diagonal line.
Repeat on the left by bringing the left edge over to the vertical centre line, making a new crease as indicated by the blue line, again stopping at the diagonal crease line.
Step 9: Your paper should now look like this!
Step 10: Fold the lower right side of the paper upwards along the crease line indicated in blue, taking care only to take the top layer of paper. Repeat with the lower left side, and then make the fold shown in the video below.
Pinch the two corners where the dotted white line begins and fold them in to the centre point. The paper will fold along the creases you made previously.
Step 11: Your creation should now look like this!