How to Make a Cute Heart Friend for Valentines Day

Valentines Day is in less than two weeks.  If you are still looking for Valentines Day decorations that are fun to make then I have a craft for you.  Today I’m going to show you how to make a Cute Heart Friend for Valentines Day.  This Cute Heart Friend will sit perfectly on top of a desk or table top.  If you would prefer…. this Cute Heart Friend can be given to your somebody special as a gift instead of a decoration.  Imagine the reaction of the receiver who gets this gift…. they will love it!!  So, let’s get started.

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Laura from Dacian Moon Handmade  will show you how to make this, step by step.


Materials Needed

– white paper (a rectangle of ~21 cm x 6.5 cm)
– scissors
– black and green pens
– pencil
– colored pencil (I used pink)
– card punch


Step 1

To begin determine the size for it.

Using this size, accordion fold the paper…

… like this.



Step 2

Using the card punch, make a hole in the middle, from side to side.

It will look like this.


Step 3

Draw a heart on the front side, as large as you can.

Cut the lower part out (take care to cut only from the front side)…

… like this.

Cut the upper part too.


Step 4

Draw eyes and mouth.

Using the colored pens, give it some color..

Put the pink pencil through the hole, with the pointy end in front.


Step 5

Spread the accordion folding, like this.

Now, this cute heart friend can stand on your desk.

Isn’t this Heart Friend a cutie patootie?!  Just perfectly sweet to use as a decoration for Valentines Day.  How did your Cute Heart Friend turn out?  Let me know in the comments below.  Don’t forget to take a picture and share that too in the comments…. I’d love to see it.

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