How to Create Lacy Hearts for Valentine's Day.

Cute paper hearts that can stand alone or add to a layered paper valentine

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How to Create Lacy Hearts for Valentine's Day.
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Fold paper in half from left to right. Make a crease with your finger.

Fold paper in half from left to right. Make a crease with your finger.

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With the closed edge facing left, cut a half heart shape. Do not cut the closed edge.

With the closed edge facing left, cut a half heart shape. Do not cut the closed edge.

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3
Using the scissors, create a scallop shape on the edges of the half heart.

Using the scissors, create a scallop shape on the edges of the half heart.

4
Unfold your heart and trim edges as needed.

Unfold your heart and trim edges as needed.

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Use your single hole puncher to evenly punch holes around the inside edges.* Note: the left side holes are spaced further apart. The closer the holes, the lacier the edges will be (as seen on right)

Use your single hole puncher to evenly punch holes around the inside edges.* Note: the left side holes are spaced further apart. The closer the holes, the lacier the edges will be (as seen on right)

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Decorate your design as you wish! You can use this as a lacing activity to build fine motor skills as well. In this case use thick paper ( card stock) or cover thin paper in laminate or contact paper.

Decorate your design as you wish! You can use this as a lacing activity to build fine motor skills as well. In this case use thick paper ( card stock) or cover thin paper in laminate or contact paper.

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