Valentine Heart-Shaped Paper Envelope DIY


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I love Valentine's day because of the decor and the hearts.  I think it's a fun way to celebrate love and thinking of others.  Paper heart envelopes are the finishing touch to any Valentine and they are easy to make!  Learn how to make a paper envelope using a darling heart shaped paper for the perfect Valentine card!

Valentine Heart-Shaped Paper Envelope DIY

I love Valentine's day because of the decor and the hearts.  I think it's a fun way to celebrate love and thinking of others.  Paper heart envelopes are the finishing touch to any Valentine and they are easy to make!  Learn how to make a paper envelope using a darling heart shaped paper for the perfect Valentine card!

I remember making loads of Valentines, it was my favorite holiday because I could be so crafty...I did not like getting pre-made Valentines.  These envelopes are great any time of year and make letter giving much more special!

I remember making loads of Valentines, it was my favorite holiday because I could be so crafty...I did not like getting pre-made Valentines.  These envelopes are great any time of year and make letter giving much more special!


Supplies Needed for Heart-Shaped Envelope:

12x12 sheet of paper (mine's DCWV)


Wax seal and wax sticks and hot glue gun (specifically for wax seals)

Supplies Needed for Heart-Shaped Envelope: 12x12 sheet of paper (mine's DCWV)  Cricut Explore Air™ 2 machine  Wax seal and wax sticks and hot glue gun (specifically for wax seals)

Step 1: Heart Shape

In Cricut Design Space, click the shape button and select heart.  Scale it so it fills the mat, 11.5 inches wide.  Insert your paper on the mat and cut it out. 

Step 1: Heart Shape In Cricut Design Space, click the shape button and select heart.  Scale it so it fills the mat, 11.5 inches wide.  Insert your paper on the mat and cut it out.

Remove the paper heart from the mat. Yay, a perfect heart!

Cut a heart shape using the Cricut and 12x12 scrapbook paper. Remove the paper heart from the mat. Yay, a perfect heart!

Step 2: Folding the Heart

Turn the heart over and fold the edges in so they are nearly half way through the top bumps of the heart.

Step 2: Folding the Heart Turn the heart over and fold the edges in so they are nearly half way through the top bumps of the heart.


Repeat the fold on the other side the same way.

Repeat the fold on the other side the same way.

Then fold up the bottom of the heart to meet the top of the side folds.  Glue, staple or tack in place.

Then fold up the bottom of the heart to meet the top of the side folds.  Glue, staple or tack in place.

Finally, fold the top flap down, which is the point of the heart.  The tip of the heart covers everything and is ready to be filled and sealed.

Finally, fold the top flap down, which is the point of the heart.  The tip of the heart covers everything and is ready to be filled and sealed.

Step 3: Embellish Heart-Shaped Envelope!

Cut a card to fit inside your envelope--it would be so cute out of the same paper or a similar paper family. Then add your card or sentiment and then seal with a fancy wax seal. 

You could also use a sticker or some washi tape to make it extra cute. 

Step 3: Embellish Heart-Shaped Envelope! Cut a card to fit inside your envelope--it would be so cute out of the same paper or a similar paper family. Then add your card or sentiment and then seal with a fancy wax seal.   You could also use a sticker or some washi tape to make it extra cute.

Heart-shaped perfection!  This is a fun way to teach kids how to make an envelope too! Could be done out of recycled magazines or scrap paper...or child's old doodle pages!

**note: the thinner the paper, the easier**

Heart-shaped perfection!  This is a fun way to teach kids how to make an envelope too! Could be done out of recycled magazines or scrap paper...or child's old doodle pages!  **note: the thinner the paper, the easier**

Great way to say "I love you!" any day of the week!

Make the perfect handmade Valentine card and then make your own envelope out of a heart-shaped paper. Easy and cheap Valentine diy.


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I love Valentine's day because of the decor and the hearts.  I think it's a fun way to celebrate love and thinking of others.  Paper heart envelopes are the finishing touch to any Valentine and they are easy to make!  Learn how to make a paper envelope using a darling heart shaped paper for the perfect Valentine card!













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