How-to: recycled origami hearts

Origami hearts from recycled catalogsIn honor of Earth Day tomorrow, we came up with these adorable origami hearts made from our own catalogs. This recycled craft really says, “I heart the planet.” In just six simple steps you can fold old catalog and magazine pages, even shopping bags, into wonderful decorations. String a cluster of hearts from a tree branch, add them to gift wrapped packages, or send them in the mail with an earth-friendly greeting. When you learn how you can transform old materials, you’ll think twice before throwing anything away!

– Claudia
PS colors: curry & fuchsia
Latest fave: Mini Magnolia Paper Flower Kit

Materials Needed:
How to PDF
Old catalogs, magazines or shopping bags
Ribbon scraps
1/4″ hole punch (we know you or a friend has one…or more)
A fallen branch anticipating its new transformation

1. Cut old catalogs, magazines or shopping bags into various sized squares. Follow the classic and simple origami heart directions in the How to PDF.
2. Fold as many hearts as your branch can hold. Hang each one with a bit of ribbon by punching a hole in the main body of each heart.
3. Hang branch in a window or feature on a wall.

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