Tissue Paper Valentine Crafts

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Lots of Love Valentine Crafts

 

Valentine’s Day is starting to creep into our minds.

Our thoughts are turning to Valentine’s parties and decorations. Our mouths are watering over thoughts of chocolates and candy hearts.

Today, I’ve steered my thoughts toward two tissue paper Valentine crafts.

Tissue Paper Valentines Day Heart Wreath

It all began with some lovely pink tissue paper flowers.

I cut my tissue paper into 10″ x 6″ rectangles and created stacks of 4 sheets of paper.

pink tissue paper

Begin folding your tissue paper like an accordion. Trim the ends into rounded curves and create a small slit on each side of the tissue paper “fan” that you’ve created. Don’t cut all the way through…just a small cut on each side.

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You can use floral wire to twist around the center of the tissue paper. It will hold it together. The last step is to carefully pull each sheet of paper apart. The paper stands out and creates the look of a flower.

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I made several of these lovely tissue flowers and began attaching them to a heart made from a wire hanger.

tissue paper heart

pink tissue paper heart

The result is a gorgeous pink tissue paper heart!

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I hung my heart from a mirror in my living room. I added a cute red and white polka dot ribbon hanger.

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 I had a few extra flowers so I decided to add a little “Valentine” to my kitchen.

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 Because I have three windows, I was able to hang a flower in each window.

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They are too cute!

Valentine Crafts

I love red and pink and Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to use them both!

Valentine Crafts

Creating paper flowers is an easy and quick craft. They can be used in so many ways. They can be used for holidays, parties, baby showers, weddings…and Mondays!

So grab your crafting supplies and start creating!

Happy soon-to-be Valentine’s Day!

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  1. Beautiful!! Can you tell me exactly how you attached the flowers to the wire form? Did you use the wire that you used to make the flower?

    • Thanks Angie! Yes. I just made sure that the wire tie was long enough to wrap around the wire hanger too. You could also use garbage bag ties. Have a great week.
      Leslie

    • Yes, I wondered, too, how you attached the flowers to the heart shaped wreath././Thanks..I love it.

      • I used floral wire when I created the flowers and left the ends long enough to tie and wrap them around the heart shaped hanger. Hope that helps. Have a great day!
        Leslie

  2. Love this! Very pretty “heart” you made there.
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  3. We made lots of tissue paper flowers to hang at my daughter’s wedding last year, but this is such a good idea! I might give this a try. Thanks for sharing this, Leslie : )

    Jeanette @ Creating A Life
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  4. You always have such wonderful projects! I love reading your blog. I wanted to invite you to come link up at a party on my blog. It is a link party for OLD projects–so that we can hopefully get more traffic to our blogs using projects we’ve already posted. Come over and remind us of some of your favorite projects!
    The link-up is live now.
    http://www.dosmallthingswithlove.com/2013/01/hello-and-welcome-to-first-oldie-but.html
    Hope to see you there!
    Nancy

    • Thanks for the invite Nancy! I am linked up and happy to be there! I’d like to invite you to share at my Twirl & Take a Bow party too. It’s live today through Sunday. I hope you can join in the fun. Have a great week.
      Leslie

  5. What a beauuuuuuuutiful wreath and arrangement! I love that is fluffy and happy and pink (only the RIGHT shade of pink – absolutely perfect!) Following you now :)
    Meeha Meeha recently posted…Valentine BreakfastMy Profile

  6. These are fantastic! They remind me of paper crafts I used to do with my Grandmother when I was a little girl :-) I’m definitely going to make them, thanks for sharing!
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    • Thank you Leisa! I’m so glad you like them. It’s always nice to remember those special moments that we had when we were younger. Have a great weekend.
      Leslie

  7. So pretty … I love the big fluffy look of it!
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  8. Your wreath is so pretty! Great tutorial, too. Thanks so much for the inspiration and for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent!! :)

    Kathy
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  9. How pretty, Leslie! I’m so glad you gave a tutorial for the flowers. It just might come in handy in a few months.

    Thanks for linking to Time Travel Thursday. Be sure to stop by tonight to see yourself featured.

    Blessings,
    Liz @ The Brambleberry Cottage

  10. Leslie, this is so pretty! I have not made a thing for Valentines day, but this really inspires me to make one!
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  11. Beautiful wreath! How wide and long are the tissue paper “fans”?

  12. OMG, I used to LOVE making tissue paper flowers when I was a kid and these two projects are simply stunning! I love the soft pink you used….just gorgeous! I’m so glad you shared this at Loving Valentines Day!

    TGIF!
    Marilyn
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