Project Ideas

Heart-Shaped Garland

Shaped garland is such a fun way to add a touch of handmade whimsy to your décor—especially around romantic holidays! Lucky for us, Glue Dots® Permanent Adhesive sheets for Die Cutting helps minimize the assembly time and maximize your creative possibilities. So much so that, when you’re done with this lovely project, you’ll be dreaming of all the different occasions you could make shaped garland for!


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Heart Garland


  1. Cut card stock to 8 ½” x 5 ½” and apply a Glue Dots® Permanent Adhesive Sheet to the back side of each piece of card stock..
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  2. Punch hearts from paper (You will need 4 punched hearts to create one 3D heart to string on the garland).
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  3. Score each punched heart down the center and fold gently along the scored line to create a left and right side of the heart.
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  4. Peel the liner off the back of 4 of the hearts. Stick the right side of heart 1 to the left side of heart 2 (adhesive side to adhesive side), matching them up as closely as you can. Stick the right side of heart 2 to the left side of heart 3. Stick the right side of heart 3 to the left side of heart 4. Stick the right side of heart 4 to the left side of heart 1. You should now have one 3D heart for your garland.
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  5. Punch a small hole through two sides of the 3D heart and string onto the baker’s twine.
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  6. Repeat steps 5 and 6 until your garland is the desired length, and then revel in the romance!
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