How to Fold a Napkin into a Heart

Learn how to fold a napkin into a heart with the napkin folding instructions in this Howcast video.

We’re going to fold the heart napkin. And a way to impress your loved one or your valentine, this will be great to put on your place setting.

We’re going to start off with a square. And then we’re going to angle this up to a triangle. You’re going to take your left and right corners, and bring them up to the front, so we have diamond shape.

From here, we’re going to tuck in the angle of heart at the top, so it’s about I would say four inches down from the point. And you’re going to tuck that in at a 45 degree angle, and then we’re going to flip it over. And then we’re going to take this corner back down, just enough to actually cover up those other angles there. We’re going to take the right corner, tuck it in a little bit. And the left corner, we’re going to flip it back over.

And if your napkin has a seam like how this one does, an edging, you can actually tuck it in. But if it doesn’t, then from here on out it should be the heart shape. But what you’re going to do, since we have a border here, is we’re going to tuck this in a little bit, to get more of that heart rounded shape. On either side, just give it a little tuck in. Hide that border. There you have your heart. Transfer it over to the dish. Do some adjustments. And there you have your heart.

This is how you fold an origami napkin heart.