Wedding DIY Tutorial: Origami Heart Decorations | Place Cards

Wedding DIY Tutorial: Origami Heart Decorations | Place CardsMorning lovely ladies! Are you planning a DIY wedding or looking for ways to keep your budget down? Check out this awesome wedding tutorial by The Mrs Makes. She teaches you how to make these pretty hanging origami hearts.

Make them in colours to suit your wedding scheme and hang them around your venue as lovely little decorations. Vary their sizes to add interest and think about the different ways you could display them.

Maybe you could buy mini wooden pegs and pin them onto string to make a origami heart washing line! Other cute ideas are to use them for place names that double up as a cheaper alternative wedding favour. Just think of all those gorgeous papers you could use…

 

DIY Origami Hanging Heart

Supplies:

Paper or card cut to 5 inches by 12inches

Pen (optional)

Ribbon

Glue/TapeDIY Tutorial: How to make | Hanging Origami Hearts

Instructions:

Fold and unfold along the dotted lines shown on the picture. The folds will bring the edges in line with the top/bottom

DIY Tutorial: How to make | Hanging Origami Hearts

Turn the paper over, and fold and unfold vertically along the dotted lines shown. Each fold should go through the centre of the cross created by the previous folds.

DIY Tutorial: How to make | Hanging Origami Hearts

Turn the paper over again, and fold it into the shape shown. This will happen naturally as you have already put the creases in. Then, fold it in half left to right along the line shown.

DIY Tutorial: How to make | Hanging Origami Hearts

Fold the corners in, and then open the top half along the dotted line shown.

DIY Tutorial: How to make | Hanging Origami Hearts

Fold the flaps at the top and bottom along the lines shown.

Wedding DIY Tutorial: Origami Heart Decorations | Place Cards

Take the little flaps you just folded and flatten them into a square. Repeat on all the flaps to create 4 squares.

DIY Tutorial: How to make | Hanging Origami Hearts

Now, fold in the edges of the little squares along the lines as shown.

Wedding DIY Tutorial: Origami Heart Decorations | Place Cards

Flatten the folds out into kite shapes and repeat all the way around.

Wedding DIY Tutorial: Origami Heart Decorations | Place Cards

Turn the paper over and fold the top half down, along the middle

DIY Tutorial: How to make | Hanging Origami Hearts

Fold in the side corners to make a heart shape.

Wedding DIY Tutorial: Origami Heart Decorations | Place Cards

Glue or tape a piece of ribbon to the back

DIY Tutorial: How to make | Hanging Origami Hearts

Turn over and admire.  Now go and hang your heart! You could write your guests name on and use as place names hanging on their chairs, or just dot them around your venue in plenty of colours and sizes.Wedding DIY Tutorial: Origami Heart Decorations | Place Cards

Are you going to have a go? I do hope so! Thanks so much to The Mrs Makes for sharing this awesome origami heart tutorial. Love origami? Check out these origami star tutorials too.

 

Photo credits

Origami on a string

Origami hearts

 

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  • Stacey
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    Love Origami! and these hearts are gorgeous! Might have to make some soon. xx

    • Sonia
      Reply

      Hi Stacey :) They are too cute aren’t they XxX

  • Sonia
    Reply

    Thanks for including me in your best bits Kelly :) XxX

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