I have excellent intentions of making a dozen or more of these and hanging them on twine to look like lovely streamers. I had wanted to do this originally for Valentines, but lost all ambition (or got wrapped up in something else) and so I am only just now getting a chance to share this with you...better late than never, I suppose. 
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I printed some maps using my handy-dandy inkjet and the interwebs for inspiration. These get cut into thin strips of differing sizes.
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Curl one side of the V inward to make a half-heart..
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Spread extra mod podge around the area to add a finish to the strip, The mod podge acts as a sealer to help prevent fading, and ink running.
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Try to cut in pairs so that you have two strips the same size for each increment. You will need one longer one to be used as a stem.
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Attach each end of the half heart to the center stem piece so that they meet at the top and bottom to form a full heart.
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I recommend leaving a large stem accessible at the top of the heart (to easily allow you to attach these to twine and hang)--i did not do this, which caused the heart to warp later after having been hung from one side.
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Bend each strip in half and pinch to make a v shape. You can cut these in half to make more layers.
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seal the bottom and the top of the half heart with mod podge, starting with the smallest pieces closest to the center and adding larger pieces to the outside.
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...and repeat until you're satisfied.
I think I probably added a few too many layers here, and some of the pieces didn't curl as well as I wanted but that's okay, it's definitely good enough for my grapevine wreath... and I envision many of them hanging in garlands. What fun things will you make with this technique?



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