Scandinavian Christmas Paper Hearts

This video is Danish, but it shows everything in steps so well that you can just turn off the sound and just watch it, you’ll get it all anyway.

Some classic patterns:120_julekurver2
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You can also use old photos, old newspaper and old wrapping paper. Mixing photos and papers with patterns with papers with flat colours gives a very nice effect.

Here’s some inspiration from  the turn of the last century.
Back then homemade Christmas decorations were popular
with the family magazines
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And here’s a little contemporary inspiration from
solbergets mange prosjekter 
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Here’s links to pages with more patterns and great ideas:
gingerbreadsnowflakes.com
Wikipedia.com
snapguide.com
haabet.dk
Chatbreak.dk 
elisefilt on pinterest 
PaperMatrix

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4 thoughts on “Scandinavian Christmas Paper Hearts

  1. ThorNews says:

    Fantastic post, Ted! Reblogged this on ThorNews.

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  2. Wow, wonderful idea, excellent design for Christmas too! Thanks for sharing this with Fiesta Friday! 🙂 Have a nice week!

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