This papercut heart card adds more depth to your love message. The heart arches can be playfully moved around to add more dimension. The heart cutout gives the card a luxurious look & feel.

Craft supplies

  • Craft knife
  • Cutting mat
  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Scissors
  • Double-sided adhesive tape / glue
  • Blank white greeting card
  • Sheet of white paper
  • Sheet of red paper

Instructions – step by step

In this video tutorial you’ll learn step by step how to create this Simple papercut heart card.

In this photo tutorial you’ll learn step by step how to create this Simple papercut heart card.

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Step 1: Take a sheet of white paper and fold a small part of it.

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Step 2: Draw a half heart shape from the fold and cut it out with scissors.

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Step 3: Then unfold the heart shape and check if you’re happy with the result. If not, create more heart shapes and pick your favorite one.

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Step 4: Fold the heart shape and use a pencil to draw lines inside the heart shape. You don’t want the lines to touch the center of the heart, to keep the papercut effect.

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Step 5: Carefully cut out the pencil lines with a craft knife.

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Step 6: Put the heart shape on a sheet of red paper. Trace the heart shape, including the inner parts.

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Step 7: First cut out the outer heart shape from the red paper.

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Step 8: After that, place the heart shape on a blank card and trace it.

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Step 9: Now take the heart shape and carefully cut out the pencil lines.

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Step 10: Unfold the card. Cut out the heart shape and remove visible pencil traces.

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Step 11: Take the red heart shape. Make sure you’re facing the side which contains the pencil traces. Attach double-sided adhesive tape on the inner heart shape and then attach the heart shape to the card.

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Step 12: You can move the heart papercut layers a bit around to add more dimension to your card.

Your card is ready now!