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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!

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

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
Cutting the strips of paper to make the hearts

Cutting the strips of paper to make the hearts

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

Gluing the paper to form the heart shape

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.

Making the top of the heart shape

Making the top of the heart shape

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

How to attach the hearts together in a chain

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.

Here's the almost finished heart wreath!

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!

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

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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