How to draw a heart template and make a variety of stencils for your all your Papercraft needs.
You don't have to be limited to store bought heart stencils anylonger!
The trick to being able to draw hearts is folding a piece of paper in half and drawing only one side.
This enables you to make perfect hearts that are exactly alike on both sides.
The most difficult part of of learning how to draw a heart is drawing the first side, but with a little bit of practice, you'll have no trouble.
Make paper hearts from the templates
TIP: Tracing onto the backside of your decorative paper is helpful because it eliminates any leftover draw-lines on the front that would then need to be erased.
Take this tutorial one step further, check out how to make "framed" hearts from this basic template.
This is showing the differences in paper hearts and what the corresponding cut-out paper looks like.
When drawing and cutting out your hearts, pay close attention to how changes to the upper rounded part and the lower "tail" part create different looks.
Notice why the style of each changes . . .
Practice different types . . .
Creating art and crafts builds new neural pathways in your brain and is a great way to keep your noggin healthy. Keep creating for optimal brain health!
Want to learn more?
The different types of hearts that can be drawn are endless. For even more variety check out the tutorial on how to draw a heart that's playful.
You'll love these! Here's a tutorial on making a card with these playful hearts.
Also, learn how to make handmade gift certificates out of your hearts. Kids love to give these gift coupons out as gifts!