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This is an update of a previous The Fold article that listed 14+ house and heart models in April 2020.
Diagrams for two house and heart models with a color-changed roof and hearts.
by Nobuko Okabe
You'll need 8 squares to fold one of 12 variations of this versatile, modular star.
Grab 8 squares to start folding this wonderful modular star.
Design and text by Sampreet Manna, vectorized diagrams by Sara Adams
Diagrams for a house and heart model. This house even includes two windows and a door.
Design and diagrams by Meenakshi Mukerji, text by Sara Adams
Learn to fold Clover Heart 3, the third in a series of designs by Meenakshi Mukerji.
This storygami model was created for a wedding. In the end, a heart in a house is revealed when the model is held against the light.
In the spirit of the #stayhome initiative, a popular origami theme has been the combination of a house and a heart. Here is an overview of such models.
Learn how to fold a heart decorated with a clover. Or take it a step further and fold the clover into Shuzo Fujimoto’s hydrangea.
Learn how to fold this standing house with heart by downloading diagrams or watching a video tutorial.
Learn how to fold this simple house with a heart by downloading diagrams.
Learn how to fold this cute winter model by downloading the diagrams or watching a video tutorial.
by David Shall
With Easter just around the corner, it's the perfect season to fold this rabbit designed by David Shall.
In celebration of Chinese New Year 2019, here are instructions on how to fold a cute pig from half a square
Here's a special Halloween treat: A standing witch folded from a single sheet of paper
Dave shares with us the history of how his foxhound design came about in 1975. The article also includes a video tutorial and diagrams for a running and sitting version of the dog respectively.
In the Lunar calendar, February 16, 2018 launches the Year of the Dog (2/16/18 – 2/4/19). So let's fold some origami dogs. Here's a selection of video tutorials perfect for the occasion. Note: If you are turning 12, 24, 36, 48, 60, 72, 84, 96, 108, this is your year!
This seventh origami book by Meenakshi Mukerji includes models from three vastly different areas of origami: single-sheet designs, tessellations, and modulars.
This book highlights 25 origami artists, presenting their journey, accompanied by great photographs of their stunning work.
A quick comparison of video tutorials from 2007 to 2017 on the example of an origami rabbit designed by Jun Maekawa, and a hydrangea designed by Shuzo Fujimoto