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Before moving to the United States in 1985 I knew almost nothing about Valentine’s Day. And to tell the truth I don’t do much to celebrate this particular holiday. But we all love finding a clever, easy-to-make origami heart! So, when I discovered this model I just couldn’t pass up the opportunity to show it [...]

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Are you a mother? I am sending you many hugs and kisses to honor and celebrate your motherhood. I also invite you to  make a long garland of origami hugs and kisses and bring it to your own mom for mother’s day. Both the cross and the double ring modules are inspired by a Palm [...]

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Here is a video featuring two useful modifications of the lovely heart model created by Ildiko Vass. This origami heart was featured in an earlier post. It would make a great decoration for a Valentine’s or Mother’s day gift. What I’ve done here is alter the central locking mechanism of the heart.  Now any number [...]

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Have you heard it said that bread feeds the body and flowers feed the soul? Using origami hearts  is a cheerful way to show our affection to people we love. Here is a romantic idea that can provide both bread and flowers to your sweetheart at breakfast:  Fold this easy origami heart (Watch video below). [...]

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Do you believe that the secret of happiness lies in small shared rituals? Do you give importance to the small details of daily life? Making and giving origami hearts is an effective way to express our affection people we love. This origami heart can be folded in less than a minute and is a fun [...]

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Something as simple as an origami heart can help us keep romance alive. And writing a love note to go with it will help keep the flame burning bright. Give your next love note or Valentine invitation some extra sparkle by placing it within this easy-to-make origami heart box. Since the heart and note can [...]

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This origami rose is also a box, perfect to give a present. Origami boxes are useful and versatile for any occasion. But don’t wait for a Valentine’s day, Christmas or a birthday to give! A handmade gift expresses depth of feeling and a greater degree of personal involvement in a relationship than a mass-produced item. [...]