One of my favorite things to do when a holiday approaches is make my own crafty decorations for my home. I love to create handmade garlands because they are easy to make for any holiday or special occasion and you can put them up almost anywhere in your home.

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Hang them in a doorway, a window, chandelier or just on your wall. With Valentine’s Day just a few days away, I thought I’d make some pretty paper heart garlands to hang in the window of my living room. I chose to use an MOL Heart Tag with one of my favorite Beatles’ quotes, “Love Is All You Need.” I used the tags together with paper hearts in reds and pinks to create this sweet decoration.

Supplies Needed:
• Cardstock in red and pink colors (I used scraps I had on hand)
• String
• Scissors
• 1/8″ Hole Punch
• Personalized MOL Heart Tag

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First I took my MOL Heart Tags and glued them together back to back (so they would be double sided). Then I used the tag to trace a heart shape onto my cardstock scraps. Using scissors I cut out the hearts and punched a hole at the top of each one (to match the heart tag).

Next I strung everything together. Starting with my “Love Is All You Need” tag, I created a color gradation of hearts, going from deep red up to light pink. I tied a little knot around each paper heart to hold them in place as I threaded them, creating a nice garland strand. I made about a dozen strands to hang in my window and they look so so sweet!

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