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Heart Flakes | Valentine's Day Card Ideas

Heart Flakes

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Create a flurry of Valentine decorations with this easy, heart-filled paper-snowflake technique.


  • Origami paper
  • Scissors


Heart Flakes - Step 1

1. Simply fold a piece of origami paper (we used the standard 5 7/8-inch squares) in half diagonally, then in half twice more, as shown.

Heart Flakes - Step 2 image

2. Fold the resulting triangle so that the short folded edge meets the long folded edge.

Heart Flakes Step 3

3. Draw a curve and a notch as shown, and carefully cut them out. Unfold.


Cut carefully to avoid snipping off the point.