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Valentine’s Day Paper Heart Wreath

 

Here’s a quick tutorial on how to make a sweet heart wreath to decorate your house or classroom for Valentine’s Day!

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Make an easy and pretty paper heart wreath for Valentine's Day

What you’ll need to make this paper wreath:

  • paper – either construction paper or scrapbook paper
  • scissors or paper trimmer
  • hot glue gun
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Cutting the strips of paper to make the hearts

Cut your paper into strips measuring 8 inches long by 1 inch wide.

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Gluing the paper to form the heart shape

To form the first heart, put a dot of glue on the end of one strip of paper. Sandwich a second strip on top. You can go ahead and do this with all the strips ahead of time to make assembling the wreath easier.

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Making the top of the heart shape

Separate the top of the attached strips, and curve the open ends down into a heart shape.

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How to attach the hearts together in a chain

Put some glue on the inside of the curved strips, and insert the next glued pair of strips as shown above.

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Here's the almost finished heart wreath!

Repeat until your string of hearts is as long as your would like. At the end, curve it into a circle and insert the end of the first heart into the curve of the last strips, and you’re done!

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I hope you have fun making this - Happy Valentine's Day!

Discussion

2 comments for “Valentine’s Day Paper Heart Wreath”

  1. I’m not going to let my 9 year old use a hot glue gun, and I hate using one myself. So I’m going to find another way to put this together–maybe a permanent glue stick or something.

    Posted by Katie | February 13, 2013, 9:20 am
  2. Wow! So cute! Will make for my great grandmother in the nursing home for valentines day! Thanks!

    Posted by Abbi | February 13, 2013, 9:45 am

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