Feb 172021
Double sided Convex Hexagonal Ring Solid

The Double sided Convex Hexagonal Ring Solids is another series from Tomoko Fuse’s book ‘Unit Polyhedron Origami‘. The book describes a series of polyhedra that can be quite easily completed. The double-sided convex hexagonal ring solid modules are quite easy to complete. I found the assembling to be much tougher than the usual modular designs from Tomoko Fuse. The little tabs that need to be inserted into the next tab required the use of a [Continued..]

Feb 112021
Valentine Day's Heart Box

Our wedding anniversary is near and I wanted to see if I could make something myself for my husband. I was browsing to see if there were heart boxes I could try out and came across this lovely box on Flickr! The creator of the heart box is Natan Lopez. I understand that the diagram for the model will be published in the magazine ‘4 Esquinas’ but am not sure when it is to be [Continued..]

Feb 062021
Love Letter

Francis Ow, the specialist in origami hearts, is the designer of this origami letter. The letter is pretty easy to fold and makes a great gift for Valentine’s day, though I don’t know how easy it will be to fold it back to the original shape, once unfolded! Will require some practise I think. The heart doesn’t really show till it is locked into place, by inserting it under the triangular tab at the top [Continued..]

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Feb 022021
Heart Wreath

Wreaths are great for any occasion and are a sure addition for Valentine’s Day. I found quite a few origami heart wreaths for Valentine’s day and actually thought that I could have a week of heart wreaths! Maybe I will do it next year For now, here is a very pretty and elegant wreath, made from 8 heart units. Red and white hearts would look great, I admit, but I wanted to try out another [Continued..]

Feb 012021
Cube of Love

With Valentine’s day coming up, the origami cube of love would make a great DIY gift It is a modular cube with a whole bunch of hearts in it! It is made from 6 units, each unit with a heart in the middle. The modules are made from half a square, that is, rectangles in the ratio of 1:2. They are quite easy to make. Use duo-coloured paper to get good contrast between the heart [Continued..]