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Heart-Covered Cookie Wrapper




This Valentine's Day, offer loved ones homemade treats wrapped in paper that echoes your heartfelt sentiments. All you need to transform plain waxed paper into lovely gift wrap is some tissue paper, a heart-shaped craft punch, and an iron. Use the paper to wrap cakes, stacks of cookies, and other goodies. Then finish each package with some waxed twine and a colorful gift tag.

Heart-Covered Waxed Paper How-To


  1. Step 1

Martha Stewart Living, February 2008



Reviews (7)

  • sagegrandma 29 Jan, 2011

    I would try the thin crochet thread .. Have fun.

  • awalas1 28 Jan, 2011

    does anyone know where to find the red was twine,,i've been looking since christmas??

  • winyen 15 Mar, 2009

    someone i know tried this before, but the wax paper did not bind. he also pointed out that wax paper is used in baking, and it doesn't seal. will this really work with an iron?

  • winyen 15 Mar, 2009

    someone i know tried to do this but it didn't work, the wax paper didn't bind. he also pointed out that since wax paper is used in baking, how come it doesn't melt then? will it really work with an iron?

  • asocialb 14 Mar, 2009

    This can be made with paper cutouts too. I printed out shamrock clip art on computer paper and cut them out and put them between the wax paper and it worked! The possibilities are endless. (I don't suggest larger than 2")

  • honeypot13 20 Jan, 2009

    Every day when I visit this site, I find at least 1 thing that makes me smile, shake my head in wonder and say "how does she come up with this stuff?"......this was todays!!! GREAT, GREAT idea!!!!!

  • DedeW 25 Sep, 2014

    I'm wondering how you all cut out your tissue paper hearts? My punches just got bound up because, even folded 3 times, the tissue paper is still too flimsly for the punch to cut them. I am using really good punches, but even my husband (who can get anything to work), was unable to get the punches to cut out the tissue paper.
    Everything else worked fine. I think I will use scrapbook paper punch outs between the wax paper, instead.