(by Micayla)We made paper heart quilts with Grandma Nancy (our friend Maggie's grandma) who is an artist! We painted 6 squares of a piece of watercolor paper in the same color -for the background (when you're done put it aside to dry, you will be putting your hearts onto it later).
Then with another piece of watercolor paper (that has 6 squares drawn with pencil) we painted different abstract art in each individual square. Then with a heart stencil we traced 6 hearts over each painted square and cut them out.
When you're done you can rip the edges of the hearts or cut little slices around it to give it a cool look! Then you can take little double sided sticky pop dots and stick them on the back side of the heart; then press onto a square of the watercolor paper (the one that you did not cut the hearts from); this makes for a 3-D effect. If you want to you can do little sewing dashes around them, and then frame it in a mat (ours were white frames you can get at Michaels).