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Project

Folding Envelope Hearts

Friends will be aflutter over envelopes that turn into valentines.

Materials

  • Scissors
  • Wrapping paper
  • Sticker

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Cut a fat heart from paper that has a white side and a patterned side -- wrapping paper works well.

  2. Step 2

    Lay the heart with the patterned side down. Fold in sides as shown.

  3. Step 3

    Fold the top down just above the middle.

  4. Step 4

    Fold the point up. Write a message on the white side of the paper.

  5. Step 5

    Turn envelope so flap is at the top, and seal with a sticker.

Source
The Martha Stewart Show, February 2008

Reviews (2)

  • 6 Feb, 2012

    Love this idea! So personalized and sweet at the same time. Our school is doing a reuse & recyle program for Valentine's Day and this would work wonderfully! There are always scraps, pattern paper, wrapping paper available at home. So easy any child can do and be proud of their creative work!

  • 20 Jan, 2012

    This is such a great idea I can't hardly believe nobody commented on it. I love that the heart folds into an envelope. This seems like the kind of thing I'd have learned as a kid (maybe this is why there are no other comments, eh?). It's new to me, anyway, and I love it! Thanks, Martha!