Tissue Paper Heart ~ Valentine’s Day Decorations


This fun up-cycled tissue paper heart is the perfect addition to your Valentine’s Day Decorations.  Valentine’s Day crafts are often glittery and over the top.  I love these Valentine crafts for kids because they use simple supplies from around the house, plus they are a lovely use for those candy boxes.
this upcycled tissue paper heart is the perfect Valentine's Day decorations. Reuse some of that Christmas tissue paper & upcycle a chocolate heart box. To create this fun Valentine's Day craft. Valentine's crafts for kids.Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, we will receive an affiliate commission.  Thank you for supporting Twitchetts!

Doesn’t it feel like we’re flying through the holidays? After the sting of Christmas on your wallet, the last thing on your mind is spending a bunch of money on Valentine’s Day decorations. Luckily I have a fast and fun DIY project for you.  An Upcycled Tissue Paper Heart!! They were easy to make, cost next to nothing, and it turned out to be great Valentine’s Day crafts.

Supplies for your upcycled tissue paper heart:Check out all 6 of these easy Valentine's Day Activities for kids. From Valentine's Day crafts to fine motor activities you will find something for your little one to do for the holiday.

Making your Valentine’s Day decorations:

Start by cutting your tissue paper into squares. These do not need to be perfect!

For my smaller heart, I used approximately 2″ x 2″ squares for the larger heart closer to 3 x 3 squares.

Take your square and press the eraser end of your pencil into the middle. Pinch the tissue paper up the side of your pencil and give a slight twist.this upcycled tissue paper heart is the perfect Valentine's Day decorations. Reuse some of that Christmas tissue paper & upcycle a chocolate heart box. To create this fun Valentine's Day craft. Valentine's crafts for kids.Dab the tissue paper into some glue and then press it into place on your empty heart box.These upcycled tissue paper hearts are the perfect Valentine's Day decorations. Reuse some of that Christmas tissue paper & upcycle a chocolate heart box.Pull the pencil up, wrap another piece of tissue paper on, and repeat this process.These upcycled tissue paper hearts are the perfect Valentine's Day decorations. Reuse some of that Christmas tissue paper & upcycle a chocolate heart box.Slowly fill your heart with tissue paper.  You can go back in and add more paper in areas that seem like they need to be thicker.UpCycled Tissue Paper Hearts

Creating larger Valentine’s Day Crafts

Last year my man got me the Big heart… I mean the Really Big heart. Because I am a self-proclaimed craft hoarder, I held onto it for a year.  I knew it would be perfect for some Valentine’s Day crafts.  If you’re doing a large tissue paper heart, I recommend adding a sign to the middle like I did here.  I did prop the piece of paper up with some spacers.These upcycled tissue paper hearts are the perfect Valentine's Day decorations. Reuse some of that Christmas tissue paper & upcycle a chocolate heart box.Then fill in around your sign with more tissue paper.These upcycled tissue paper hearts are the perfect Valentine's Day decorations. Reuse some of that Christmas tissue paper & upcycle a chocolate heart box.These Valentine’s Day decorations can be used anywhere!  And if you don’t have room to save them for next year, you can toss them at the end of the season…they cost next to nothing!  This Valentine’s Day craft is a perfect craft for kids, your older kids could easily help out. So don’t throw out those candy boxes!  Try out this fun upcycled tissue paper heart instead!

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Don’t forget to pin these Valentine’s crafts for kids to your Valentine’s day boardthis upcycled tissue paper heart is the perfect Valentine's Day decorations. Reuse some of that Christmas tissue paper & upcycle a chocolate heart box. To create this fun Valentine's Day craft. Valentine's crafts for kids.

Susie-Signature2 Kate's Sister Side NoteI want to hang the big one on my door!  It will make such a fun wreath!  In other words…I need Hubby to buy me the big box!


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