Tissue Paper Hearts

An easy and inexpensive craft for Valentine's Day. Made with poster board and tissue paper. Hang them around the house or use as decorations for your party. Also, a fun craft to do with the kids. 

Make all one color or mix it up for added fun!

Materials needed:

  • Tissue paper (several colors) cut into approx. 1 inch squares
  • Hearts cut out of a stiff paper (poster board or card stock)
  • String or ribbon for hanging
  • glue

Take the squares and push your finger into the center, pulling the sides up around your finger. Pull finger out and give the point a little pinch to make it stay. Then start gluing them to the heart shape. Make sure to place them close enough that you can not see the paper between them.

After one side is complete, turn it over and glue the string to the heart. Continue to glue the squares the same as on the front side.

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  1. VERY cute! I sure do love simple projects like this.

  2. So cute!!! These would cute party decorations....hanging all over!!

    I am stopping by from Delicate Construction!


  3. PS I am now following by google reader!!

  4. Love this project! I am going to definitely do this before Valentines :) Saw your link over at Six Sisters and thought I'd come over and check out the tissue hearts!

    I'd love for you to link up a few projects at my weekend link party @The Weekend re-Treat

    Hope to see you there!

  5. These are just gorgeous - pinning them - would love to make them for my daughters wedding in June!
    Thanks so much for sharing!

  6. such a sweet decoration. Thank you for sharing at the hop xo

  7. These are awesome! I have to pin this. Great idea!

  8. These are just adorable! Hope you have a fabulous week and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  9. Super cute! Thanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects!

  10. So fun! I would love for you to share this or any of your great ideas at the link party going on now (and every Saturday through Tuesday) at 'Or so she says ...' Hope to see you there!

  11. I used this exact method to make a book page wreath that I love. The tissue paper is a fun twist! thanks for sharing with SYC.

  12. Thanks for sharing your pretty tissue paper hearts with us on A Crafty Soiree, I've featured your project in this week's new party post. It'll be up tomorrow at midnight EST. Please come by and see it and share some more of your craft skills!

  13. These are so cute! Thanks for sharing!


  14. your valentine hearts are sooo cute!
    catching you!

  15. Your hearts are so cute. Thank you for sharing them at Shabbilicious Friday this week. I'm featuring you at today's party.

  16. Hi there! Stopping by to let you know that Shatzi from Love and Laundry and I have featured this today in a surprise Valentine feature post!

    You can check it out and grab a button here: or

    Happy Valentine's Day!!

  17. You've been featured at Little Mom on the Prairie!

  18. Great idea for Valentine's Day! I throw a party every year so I'm pinning these for next year!


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