Yasutomo Origami Heart in Heart Box
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Yasutomo Origami Heart in Heart Box

Craft this decorated heart box to hold your custom made origami heart inside!
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Yasutomo Origami Kit – Hearts
  • Paper Mache Box – Heart
  • Mod Podge® Gloss
  • Glitter – Silver
  • Glue – White
  • Acrylic Spray – Crystal Clear
  • Craft Paint – Blue and Silver
  • Brush
  • Scissors
  • Paper for Message
  • Pen

Project Instructions

Step 1 Fold stand-up heart and simple heart from the hearts kit and apply glitter.

Step 2 Paint the box with craft paint onto the paper mache heart box and let dry.

Step 3 Apply strips of heart paper from heart kit to the box sides and lid using Mod Podge® and let dry.

Step 4 Apply two coats of Mod Podge® all over the box and let dry.

Step 5 Spray or brush on a clear acrylic sealer.

Step 6 Glue the stand-up heart at the bottom of the box and the flat heart to the top of the box.

Step 7 Add a small message by typing or writing one by hand. Fold message in half and half again. Add a drop of glue to one end, insert and adhere to inside of heart pocket.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by Karen Thomas courtesy of Yasutomo.