Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

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Children creativitypaper quilling designs. Garland from Quilling Hearts is a lovely home decoration on Valentine`s Day. This simple craft will be especially interesting for children — applying minimum effort and time they`ll make a spectacular decoration for their homes.

Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s DayChildren Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

To Make the Garland You`ll Need:

— any paper (ideally of red color, but it isn`t obligatory),
— thin nylon thread,
— thin double sided tape,
— a ruler,
— a pencil,
— a stationery knife

Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

How to Make:

Take a sheet of relatively thick paper, from which you are going to make quilling hearts, and draw parallel lines as shown in the photo below. The width of these strips may be different — here we`ve made 1,5 cm.

Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

Using a stationery knife, cut the workpieces for the craft. In order not to scratch the table, I usually cut on a pile of unnecessary papers.

Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

You may vary the strip length: big hearts are made from long strips, small — from short ones. Alternating them, you can string an interesting garland from hearts.

Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

Fold each strip in half.

Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

Using a pencil or a pen for making big hearts and a toothpick for small ones, start to wind the ends of the strip to the bent center.

Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

Cut a piece of double sided tape and attach it on one of the curls, as shown in the photo below.

Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

Attach the second curl to the scotch, but carefully, so that not to crumple a quilling heart.

Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

You`ll make the hearts of different sizes.

Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

Onto the nylon thread put one or some beads to make the garland heavier and the hearts hang vertically. Then string quilling hearts alternating their sizes and places on the thread. Make a loop for hanging on top of the thread.

Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

Children Creativity. Garland from Quilling Hearts - Home Decoration on Valentine`s Day

Making such crafts for Valentine`s Day is not only a perfect pastime for all the family, but also it helps develop fine motor skills, accuracy, perseverance, imagination, that`s why it`s an excellent developing activity for your kids.

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Comments (1)

Wow! The idea is simple but very attractive! We`ll use it for sure.
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