I have a real thing for washi tape as a kids craft material. It is easy to tear (even for little hands) and looks great. These homemade washi tape heart cards are perfect for valentines day and look great too.
How to make washi tape heart cards
- A selection of Washi tape
or blank cards
- glue stick or glue pen
- Heart shaped cookie cutters or card stencil
As the boys are getting older they are becoming more and more able to do most of the work themselves and also more competent with scissors and even craft knives.
Fold your card in half to make a card shape or take your pre folded card and using a stencil or cookie cutters mark your hearts to cut out.
Using a craft knife or very scape scissors make the initial cut in the center of the heart and then cut out the shapes.
If you have a cutting machine you can also use that (we have a Cricut Explore) and the boys are more than capable of using it top design and cut.
On a price of paper lay out the washi tape. If doesn’t have to be in strips like the boys did, you are just aiming for the area behind the cut out to be covered.
Lay the paper covered washi under the opening.
Using either a glue stick or glue pen outline around the cut out and place the washi covered paper behind before taping around the paper.
If you like these, then why not take a look at our other Valentines crafts.
These are wonderful, so pretty! x
They are just wonderful.
Emmy would love making these
So pretty – simple and striking. There’s only one problem for me and that’s that I’ve never seen washi tape in France!
what a striking design and so easy and effective .I love the washi tape !
You are so incredibly talented and your stuff is always classy looking – not too busy or complicated. Very classic. I hope you sell your stuff in the future, or maybe you prefer it as a hobby? Either way, your efforts produce incredible results x
That is gorgeous – love how the tape looks like ribbons!
Such lovely washy tape! Really need to buy some too!
These are gorgeous! So creative and I love the idea of using washi tape, I need some in my life! x
Beautiful cards, I remember making Valentines Cards when I was in school, I should have a go again 🙂
These look great – I need to invest in some Washi tape!
So Simple and yet so effective, this is a fab idea 🙂 xxx
These look so pretty and so simple to make. Anybody receiving these would love them 🙂
I love these – so colourful and stylish and so much nicer for being hand made. Brilliant!
These are lovely. Noticed you have a cricut explore, would you recommend it? Have my eye on them but not sure if I should try and save up for one or not! x
These are so cute! They look great and so easy to make. I must get some of this tape
So beautiful! Lovely card! Thank you for sharing it with us #pintorials
I’d never heard of washi tape. These are lovely, they actually look really professional, great idea.xx
This is such a great idea x
What a great idea! I can see how you could do similar crafts for any time of the year.
I love handmade cards and this is truly a great idea. Thank you for sharing.
I always wondered what to do with washi tape – seems to good to just wrap presents
These look so easy to make but the finish is so professional. Well done.
What a great idea – theres so much you can do with washi tape. Thanks for linking up to this weeks #parentingpinitparty
aww Jen these are really lovely! x
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