Valentine Paper Heart Garland

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Festive Crafts, Paper Chain, Paper Crafts, Party Craft, Shapes, Valentine's Day | Posted on 25-01-2010 | 14,204 views

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Let’s make a lovely paper heart garland πŸ™‚

Paper Heart Garland

You'll need a long strip of coloured paper.

Cut a heart shape on one end of the strip.

Fold the heart shape and fold the rest of the paper strip.

Once you are done folding, cut along the heart shape. Be careful not to cut on the sides of the heart.

Unfold it and you'll get yourself a lovely paper heart garland πŸ™‚ You may want to use it to decorate your Valentine's Day card, notice board or basically anything! This Valentine's Day.. let the hearts flow πŸ˜€

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Woven Heart Basket

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Christmas Ideas, Christmas tree ornaments, Festive Crafts, Paper Crafts, Party Craft, Shapes, Valentine's Day | Posted on 04-11-2009 | 11,198 views

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This nice little paper basket can be used to place little gifts for the little ones.

Woven Heart Basket.

Woven Heart Basket.

You'll need two different colours of papers. Fold and cut so that each piece has 3 loops.

You'll need two different colours of papers. Fold and cut so that each piece has 3 loops.

Starting with the bottom 1/3 loop of the green piece, weave it through the first red loop, insert the second red loop through this green piece and weave this green piece through the 3rd red loop again.

Starting with the bottom 1/3 loop of the green piece, weave it through the first red loop, insert the second red loop through this green piece and weave this green piece through the 3rd red loop again.

Do the opposite way for the middle loop of the green piece. First weave the right red loop through this green loop, then weave this middle green loop through the middle red loop and then weave the red loop through this green loop again.

Do the opposite way for the middle loop of the green piece. First weave the right red loop through this green loop, then weave this middle green loop through the middle red loop and then weave the red loop through this green loop again.

If done correctly, your basket should be able to open this way.

If done correctly, your basket should be able to open this way.

Using a craft scissors, cut a red strip and weave a green strip through it as the handle of the basket.

Using a craft scissors, cut a red strip and weave a green strip through it as the handle of the basket.

The beautiful paper heart basket.

The beautiful paper heart basket.

Origami Heart Bookmark

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Posted by Merryn | Posted in Bookmark, Festive Crafts, Origami, Paper Crafts, Shapes, Valentine's Day | Posted on 13-10-2009 | 22,470 views

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Back in my school days, I loved making bookmarks for my friends. As students, that was what we oftenΒ used. Want to try making an origami heart bookmark for your loved ones? Let’s go..

Origami Heart Bookmark.

Origami Heart Bookmark.

Fold in half to make a crease.

Fold in half to make a crease.

Cut along the crease with scissors.

Cut along the crease with scissors.

Fold in half to make a crease and fold back. Fold both sides to make creases again and fold back. You should get four columns.

Fold in half to make a crease and fold back. Fold both sides to make creases again and fold back. You should get four columns.

Fold to make a crease and fold back.

Fold to make a crease and fold back.

Using the recent crease as your guide, turn the paper and fold and turn back.

Using the recent crease as your guide, turn the paper and fold and turn back.

Fold to meet the center line.

Fold to meet the center line.

Fold the other so both meet the center line.

Fold the other so both meet the center line.

Fold backward.

Fold backward in the dotted line.

Push the upper part up and flatten it.

Push the upper part up and flatten it.

Do the same for the other side.

Do the same for the other side.

Fold and turn over.

Fold and turn over.

Your origami heart bookmark is done. :)

Your origami heart bookmark is done. πŸ™‚

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