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Saturday, February 08, 2014

Kids Craft: Colorful Striped Hearts Card Hanging Decoration

Colorful Striped Hearts Card Kids Valentine Hanging Decoration


This can be a nice and simple Valentine card or a stylish hanging decoration. We went with hanging decoration.

Items Used
Card stock paper in one or two different colors
copy paper or construction paper of various colors cut into strips
glue
scissors
heart-shaped template
X-acto knife and self-healing cutting mat as needed

  1. Cut out square pieces from card stock paper the size of the finished card needed and cut out heart shape "window" from each of the square card stock pieces 
Kids Valentine Craft Colorful Striped Hearts Card Hanging Decoration



2. Apply glue to the outer edge of the heart window on one card stock and glue the strips of colorful paper


Kids Valentine Craft Colorful Striped Hearts Card Hanging Decoration


3. Then glue on another square card stock with heart window to sandwich the colorful strips of paper. Rather than just arranging them as strips, the 8 yo decided to do paper weaving on one of them.

Kids Valentine Craft Colorful Striped Hearts Card Hanging Decoration


Punch holes at the appropriate corners to attach these squares together with yarn. Add some beads for tassels.

Kids Valentine Craft Colorful Striped Hearts Card Hanging Decoration
Voilá! A sweet little Valentine card or hanging decoration is ready.




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