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It’s A Wrap: Pillow Box Video Tutorial

One of my go-to ways of wrapping small presents if by making these adorable pillow boxes. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge fan of We R Memory Keeper’s Pillow Box Punch Board, but still go back to the DIY method for custom sizing. You can read back to the step-by-step tutorial I wrote back when the blog was still new. I’ve also been asked to make a video tutorial for it, so here you go!


How to Fold a Love Letter into an Origami Heart

How to Fold a Letter into an Origami Heart | I Try DIY

I still remember how I learned to fold letters into origami hearts like these. It was sometime in highschool. I had received a letter folded into this cute little heart. I had left it in my room while I was off to school. When I got back home, that letter was unraveled on my bed. Whoever snooped to read it, couldn’t put back the humpty dumpty of a letter back together again. Did a heart-shaped letter scream love letter? I was pretty pissed off back then, but I find it extremely funny now. Read on to learn how to make an origami heart. (Scroll down to the very end to watch a video tutorial instead!)