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Braid hearts for the tree


by Panduro

Braid hearts for the tree

Braid hearts for the tree

How to instructions

  • 1

    Make a template for a braided heart using a piece of cardboard. Draw a dome shape and divide the straight edge into three equal pieces with two lines up to where the curve begins. Cut up to the lines.

  • 2

    Trace the template on the back of a folded piece of shiny paper. You will need two folded domes for one heart.

  • 3

    Draw ears, antlers or a hat at the curve.

  • 4

    Cut out the design and make a cut along the lines.

  • 5

    Braid two domes together to make a basket.

  • 6

    Cut out a narrow strip of shiny paper and glue it to the inside of the heart as a hanger.

  • 7

    Cut out decorations like carrots, whiskers and holly from shiny paper or hobby card.

  • 8

    Glue on your cut-out decorations, eyes and pompoms.

Making classic Christmas decorations is always fun, but it can also be exciting to add a unique twist. With some Christmas crafting, you and the children can transform traditional braided hearts into adorable snowmen, reindeer and Christmas mice.

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