Heart Crafts

How to Make Heart-Shaped Crafts

Check out all of these fun and creative heart crafts. Whether you are looking for a fun Valentine's Day craft, a gift for a loved one, or just want to play with some hearts, you are sure to find a craft or two here. If you make any of these crafts, make sure you send in a photo to be included in this collection. You can also get your heart crafts published. If you want to be one of the first to know when new craft projects are posted, take a few moments to sign up for the Family Crafts...MORE Newsletter and you can also chat about crafts with others in the Family Crafts Forum.

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    Button Heart Craft

    Button Heart Craft
    Button Heart Craft.
    Learn how easy it is to make this whimsical heart out of buttons and wire.
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    Embossed Heart

    Embossed Heart
    Embossed Heart.
    This tutorial explains how you can create raised design on any glass surface using a hot glue gun.
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    Footprint Heart Craft
    Footprint Heart Craft.
    Follow these instructions and you can make a heart shape by tracing your feet onto a paper plate.
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    Heart Butterfly

    Heart Butterfly Craft
    Heart Butterfly Craft.
    Cute several different heart shapes out of paper and play around with different ways you can lay them out to look like butterfly wings.
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    Heart Candy Bouquet

    Heart Candy Bouquet
    Heart Candy Bouquet.
    Use heart-shaped candy as the centerpiece of this bouquet.
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    Mini Burlap Heart Wreath Craft

    Mini Burlap Heart Wreath Craft
    Mini Burlap Heart Wreath Craft.
    Follow these step-by-step directions and discover how easy it is to make a heart-shaped wreath using wire and burlap.
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    Shabby Chic Fabric Heart

    Shabby Chic Fabric Heart Pin
    Shabby Chic Fabric Heart Pin.
    You can craft this little heart and use it as a pin, a magnet, or as an embellishment for the front of a valentine's Day card.
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    Iris Folding Heart Craft
    Iris Folding Heart Craft.
    Learn how to do iris folding and then you can make this wonderful heart design.
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    Lacy Heart
    Lacy Heart.
    You can make elegant looking pins of magnets using these instructions shared by a visitor named Gloria.
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    Heart Counting Game

    Heart Counting Game
    Heart Counting Game.
    Create your own unique counting games using heart shaped piece of paper.
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    Paper Monkey Craft
    Paper Monkey Craft.
    Look closely at this cute monkey. His face and ears are made using hearts.
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    Paper Mouse Craft

    Paper Mouse Craft
    Paper Mouse Craft.
    This cute little mouse is made using 4 hearts cut from paper along with a few other craft supplies.
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    Paper Owl Craft

    Paper Owl Craft
    Paper Owl Craft.
    This owl's body, along with his feet, are made with upside down hearts. His beak is a heart also.
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    Paper Penguin Craft
    Paper Penguin Craft.
    How many hearts can you count on this cute penguin craft?
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    Paper Plate Heart Pocket

    Paper Plate Heart Pocket
    Paper Plate Heart Pocket.
    This heart pocket is made out of 3 paper plates that have been sponge painted.
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    Ribbon Guy Valentine's Day Card
    Ribbon Guy Valentine's Day Card.
    This tutorial shows you how to make heart people using paper and ribbon.
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    Saint Valentine's Day Heart Pocket
    Saint Valentine's Day Heart Pocket.
    Learn how to make a simple heart-shaped pocket using fancy scrapbook paper and a little bit of lace.
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    Tissue Heart Picture

    Tissue Heart Picture
    Tissue Heart Picture.
    A visitor named H. Marie explains how you can make a heart picture with that gives a stained glass effect.
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    Valentine Mouse Craft

    Valentine Mouse Craft
    Valentine Mouse Craft.
    The body of this mouse, which is a heart folded in half, is actually a pocket you can use to hold a sweet treat.
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    Woven Heart Baskets

    Woven Heart Baskets
    This how-to video shares directions for making a woven heart pocket using craft foam.
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    Heart-Shaped Novelty Purses
    A visitor named Sassy Gal tells you how to make a cute purse out of cardboard or even a heart shaped candy box.
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    Heart Beaded Safety Pin Design

    Heart Beaded Safety Pin Design
    Heart Beaded Safety Pin Design.
    Learn how to use safety pins and seed beads to make this brooch that features a heart outline.
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    Heart with Arrow Beaded Safety Pin Design

    Heart with Arrow Beaded Safety Pin Design
    Heart with Arrow Beaded Safety Pin Design.
    Follow the directions shared here and you can make a brooch using 14 safety pins and several red, black, and white beads.