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Pretty stained glass tissue paper hearts

Making stained glass tissue hearts Tissue paper and glue makes for a very pretty stained glass effect. Here we have a fun project for Valentine’s Day using these common supplies and a few simple steps. You can make multiple hearts and hang them as a banner or pretty window decor, or make just one heart. This would even make a lovely card to give to someone special.

You will need:

  • Glue for painting
  • Paintbrush
  • Tissue paper in various colors
  • Cardstock or Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Wax paper

How to make stained glass tissue hearts:

  1. Use a piece of wax paper, or an old cereal bag as a work space.
  2. Cut tissue paper into 1.5″ – 2″ squares.
  3. Cut a heart out of the middle of the Cardstock
  4. Paint glue around the edges of the heart opening. Continue to paint glue and add tissue until the entire heart opening is covered. Repeat to add a second layer of tissue for extra durability. Let dry. paint glue
    glue tissue
  5. Carefully peel off waxed paper. Cut heart edge. Hang as desired or repeat the process to make multiple hearts.

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