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Paper Heart Craft

This valentine paper heart craft project is SUPER easy! You probably have everything you need at home. The paper hearts are perfect as a valentine decoration, gift topper or ornament.

Supplies: paper / twine / scissors / stapler

I used this fun double sided Minnie themed scrapbook paper from Hobby Lobby.

Step 1: Cut 1 inch wide strips. I cut the length to 7 inches, the longer you make the paper strips the bigger the heart will be.

Step 2: I’m going to base the measurements below on the 7 inch length strips (you would need to adjust the measurements if you made the strips longer).

  • Cut one strip in half at the 4 inch mark- you’ll have two 4 inch pieces.
  • Cut two strips to 5 inches
  • Cut two strips to 6 inches
  • Don’t trim the 7 inch strips

You’ll have two stacks of strips, each stack should have 4 strips (4″, 5″, 6″, 7″)

Step 3: Straighten and align the two stacks of strips like below.

Step 4: Turn one stack so they are back to back. At the bottom of the stacks slip a piece of twine between the two stacks.

Step 5: Staple the stacks together making sure to include the twine in the staple.

Step 6: Start bending the pieces down until they meet each other. They will form a heart.

Step 7: Keep going until you have flipped down all of the strips.

Step 8: Staple the ends together

Tie off the twine and you’re done! I think double sided scrapbook paper is perfect for this little project because you can see both sides of the heart. Construction paper would work too!

Original Craft Idea from Fabulessly Frugal

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