Handmade Paper Hearts

Handmade paper hearts: it's something so simple that it requires very little in the way of materials, and very little effort.

Much as I love my power tools, sometimes I have to take a break from sanding and paint fumes and do something simple, something that can be done while curled up on the sofa watching the boob tube and wondering if Hugh Laurie wears briefs or boxers.

Excuse me, did I say that out loud?

You saw these little hearts in Little Mango’s bedroom before. It’s something so simple that it requires very little in the way of materials, and very little effort.

Handmade paper hearts: it's something so simple that it requires very little in the way of materials, and very little effort.

I made these with scrapbooking paper from left over Little Mango’s trash bin. It’s a piece of thin cork tile (cardboard would work too), covered with paper on both sides, and finished with a piece of silk cord.

I made a hole with a leather puncher and passed a thin piece of rickrack to tie it. It takes about 15 minutes to make all these, and they added a much-requested touch of pink to Little Mango’s bedroom, which is as much pink as I can take at once.

Handmade paper hearts: it's something so simple that it requires very little in the way of materials, and very little effort.

For more heart goodness, I also made a heart mobile to hang over her desk. It hangs from the metal ring of an old, discarded lamp shade.

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4 Comments

  1. Chamalisha says:

    My daughter will love this but I'm now sharing it with her (yet) else it will become tomorrow's project

  2. Definitely boxers.Very cute – the rickrack and stitching is nice, I like it.

  3. Lana Mango says:

    The good thing is that the pink fever is short-lived. At least that's what I tell myself. 🙂

  4. Very cute..Isn't it awful, you manage to keep them out of pink and then they get to that age when they want pink.. Cyan is the same 🙂

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