Decorative Heart Straws

Give every refreshment a whimsical touch with an iconic heart straw.

Tools and Materials

  • Pencil
  • Red paper
  • White paper
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Glue
  • Paper straws

Step-by-step instructions

1. Cut white paper into thin strips wider than the straw.

2. Glue strips onto red paper leaving about a half-inch space between the white strips.

3. Cut the strips out again, leaving a red border around the white strip.

4. Fold each strip in half. Bend the top outer ends into each other to make a heart shape.

5. Glue the two ends together.

6. Punch a hole in each side with a hole punch to lance the straw through. Be sure to use the straw to mark where the holes should align.

Tip: When the party is over, reuse the hearts!