This heart figure has a stand on the back, which makes it stand out from the rest. The heart will look great on a desk or as decoration on a bookshelf.

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Take a sheet of paper 15×15 cm (colored side down).

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Fold alternately along the vertical and horizontal axis, work out the folds, and unfold.

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Fold the bottom part in half so that the edge coincides with the center line.

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Turn the paper over. Fold the two bottom corners inward so they meet in the center.

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Flip again. Fold the bottom corner up to meet the center of the top edge of the paper.

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Flip over. At the top, make two folds along the dotted line, work out, and unfold.

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At the place of the folds, make a squash fold: open the paper slightly, as in the photo, and press in the center.

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At the bottom you see two small squares. Fold them in half, bending the outer corner inward.

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Fold the right and left sides of the shape into the center.

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Fold the two bottom corners up along the dotted line.

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The resulting shape looks like a square. Fold the two bottom corners to the center.

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With these final strokes, you have made “the legs” on which the heart will be able to stand. Enjoy the result!

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A beautiful standing heart will look great on your table and always remind you of your closest people!

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