Craft corner: How to make paper hearts

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  • Want to create your own wall art? Don’t worry you don’t have to be a great artist, this fun and simple craft idea is perfect for adding a touch of personality to your walls. We’ve created a selection of pretty pictures using a heart template, but you can use any template you like. Follow our step by step guide to see how to make a paper heart wall display.

    Step 1: Cut a square piece paper

    Step 2: Fold top edge to bottom edge

    Step 3: Fold side edge to alternate side edge

    Step 4: Fold top down to centre

    Step 5: Flip & fold top edges to vertical crease

    Step 6: Flip & fold sides to centre crease

    Step 7: Fold bottom corners down Step 8: Fold tip to tip

    Step 9: Open out the tuck into pocket and press

    Step 10: Press and then fold top corners

    Step 11: Fold down points at top. Voila…a beautiful 3D heart

    Step 12: Make loads!

    Step 13: Arrange in a box frame and stick

    Step 14: Give to a friend or hang on your wall

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