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make a little heart shaped card with a surprise inside
This Valentine card looks like a tiny heart shaped book. When the card is opened out it forms a circle of hearts.

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  • How to make a greetings card. Conversation Heart Circle Card - Step 1
    Step 1

    Download the heart sheet. Print two copies and cut out.

  • How to make a greetings card. Conversation Heart Circle Card - Step 2
    Step 2

    Score (shown as red lines on photo) each heart set between the hearts.

  • How to make a greetings card. Conversation Heart Circle Card - Step 3
    Step 3

    On ONE blue/green/purple set score the center line of the blue heart.

    On the other blue/green/purple set score the center line of the green heart.

    On ONE of the pink/orange/yellow sets score the center line of the yellow heart.

    On the other pink/orange/yellow set score the center line of the orange heart.

    Crease score lines.

  • How to make a greetings card. Conversation Heart Circle Card - Step 4
    Step 4

    Construct the four pieces: spread glue on each white half heart (shown as green squiggle in previous photo) and adhere each one under the heart next to it (blue or orange).

  • How to make a greetings card. Conversation Heart Circle Card - Step 5
    Step 5

    Arrange the pieces back to back in the order shown below.

    Align the hearts carefully and use paperclips to hold them together after you glue them.

    Starting with the heart set shown on the left side of the picture: glue the blue heart of the first set to the pink heart of the second. Glue the orange heart of the second set to the green heart of the third.

    Glue the purple heart of the third set to the yellow heart of the fourth. Allow drying time.

  • How to make a greetings card. Conversation Heart Circle Card - Step 6
    Step 6

    Collapse the card flat.

    Cut two lengths of thin ribbon, each about 5" long.

    Tape one ribbon to the front of the card, right where the curve of the heart starts. Tape another to the back, exactly under the first ribbon

  • How to make a greetings card. Conversation Heart Circle Card - Step 7
    Step 7

    Cover the front and back of the card with hearts cut from decorative paper.

    Tie card shut.

  • How to make a greetings card. Conversation Heart Circle Card - Step 8
    Step 8

    Tie ribbons together to hold the card open.

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