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45 Delightful Paper Heart Crafts for Every Occasion

Explore a variety of delightful paper heart crafts perfect for any occasion. From Valentine’s Day to simple home decor, learn how to create beautiful crafts using different paper types. Simple, fun, and creative ideas for all ages.

Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day, a fun project, or to add a splash of joy to your home, crafting with paper hearts is not just easy; it’s a lot of fun. From the vibrant hues of cardstock to the delicate touch of tissue paper, each piece uniquely expresses your love and creativity.

In this round-up of tutorials, we’ll explore various easy paper crafts perfect for all ages, including paper heart garlands, wreaths, and origami hearts. So grab your craft essentials and a piece of paper, and let’s explore the colourful world of paper heart crafts!

Different Types of Paper for Heart Crafts

Affordable and Versatile Crafting Material

In its many forms, paper is a wonderfully versatile and affordable material for crafting. Whether you’re planning an elaborate Valentine’s Day decoration or a simple craft for an afternoon of fun, the variety of paper available makes it an excellent choice for any project.

  • Construction Paper (cardstock):  It’s perfect for creating sturdy paper hearts of different sizes and colours.
  • Tissue Paper: For those who love a touch of delicacy and texture, tissue paper is ideal. It’s excellent for creating layered or translucent hearts, adding a soft touch to your craft.
  • Scrapbook Paper: If patterns and prints are what you seek, scrapbook paper is your go-to. With its endless designs, it’s great for creating unique and decorative paper hearts.
  • Recycled Papers: Embrace sustainability with recycled papers. Old maps, book pages, or even last year’s Valentine’s Day cards can be transformed into beautiful, vintage-styled hearts. Not only does this approach add a unique twist to your crafts, but it also helps in reducing waste.
  • Speciality Papers: For a more distinct look, try using speciality papers like metallic, textured, or even handmade papers. They can add a luxurious feel to your crafts, perfect for a unique Valentine’s Day project.

Versatile Paper Heart Art: Crafting Ideas for Every Skill Level

Unleash your creativity with versatile paper heart art ideas suitable for every skill level. From origami hearts to a paper wreath, find inspiring and affordable crafting projects using different paper types.

Conclusion and Other Ideas

Remember, each type of paper brings charm and characteristics to your crafts. Mixing and matching different types, you can create paper heart crafts that are visually appealing and hold a special meaning, whether it’s the recycled story of an old map or the vibrant cheer of red paper. So, let your imagination run wild and have fun experimenting with these various paper options!

For those who enjoy crafting with materials beyond paper, explore my delightful fabric heart ideas and Valentine’s sewing crafts collection.

Additionally, you’ll find some fantastic inspirations for denim-themed Valentine’s creations and various Valentine’s crafts suited for adults.

For those that prefer to say it with flowers, there are some gorgeous paper roses on the blog and all these fabric flower ideas.

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Wednesday 31st of January 2024

Wow, so many great ideas here! Thank you for sharing them! Pam

Claire Armstrong

Thursday 1st of February 2024

Thank you, Valentine's Day is always fun to craft for.

Natasha Mairs

Friday 26th of January 2024

so many lovely Valentine's ideas here. I love numbers 2, 6, 31 and 36 the most x

Claire Armstrong

Monday 29th of January 2024

Thank you, those are gorgeous choices, I particularly like the honeycomb paper hearts no.2.


Tuesday 23rd of January 2024

love all the hearts ou shared all sortys of them you had. Come see us at

Claire Armstrong

Tuesday 23rd of January 2024

Thank you so much for sharing and I will visit.