Crafting Tutorial: A Heart Out of Gum Wrapper
Looking for a fun easy crafting project to try? Why not create a heart out of gum wrapper? This simple inexpensive DIY project is perfect for beginners or those looking for a quick whimsical craft. Follow the steps below to create your own heart out of gum wrapper.
– Gum wrapper (clean without any gum residue)
– Ruler or straight edge
– Pencil or pen
Step 1: Start by folding the gum wrapper in half lengthwise. Use your fingers to crease the fold flatten the wrapper.
Step 2: Using your ruler or straight edge measure mark a strip around 1 inch in width along the fold. Make sure the strip is straight parallel to the edge of the wrapper.
Step 3: Cut along the marked strip using your scissors. You’ll be left with two pieces of wrapper with a straight edge.
Step 4: Take one of the cut pieces fold it in half horizontally. You should have a rectangle shape with a crease in the middle.
Step 5: Flip the folded piece on its side so the crease is vertical. Take the top of the rectangle fold it towards the center crease forming a triangle.
Step 6: Repeat the same folding method on the other side of the rectangle.
Step 7: Using your fingers pinch the bottom of the folded rectangle so that it forms a point. This is the bottom of the heart.
Step 8: Repeat steps 4-7 with the second piece of cut wrapper.
Step 9: Take both folded shapes fit them together at the points to form a heart shape. Use your fingers to gently press the shapes together.
Step 10: Congratulations! You’ve just created a heart out of a gum wrapper.
– Make sure the gum wrapper is clean free from any gum residue to avoid stickiness during the folding process.
– Stay patient take your time folding the pieces ensuring your creases are firm aligned.
– Experiment with different colored wrappers to create a unique heart.
The possibilities for crafting with gum wrappers are endless. From jewelry to mini sculptures creating art out of gum wrappers is a fun creative way to reuse something that would otherwise be thrown out. So why not give this heart project a try impress your friends with your new crafting skills?