Julehjerter: Woven Danish Hearts

As the holiday season approaches, many of us find joy in crafting and creating festive decorations to add a festive touch to our homes. In Denmark, one such cherished tradition involves crafting beautiful paper hearts known as “julehjerter.” These delightful hearts, typically made with red and white paper, carry the warmth of the season. 

You’ll need:

Sturdy paper (red and white)


To get started, download the free Danish Hearts Template

Using the template, cut out the required number of heart shapes from both red and white paper. While red and white are the traditional colors, you can use whatever you like including fun scrapbook paper.

Begin weaving the paper hearts together following the template’s instructions. This process may seem intricate at first, but with a bit of patience, you’ll soon master the art of creating these charming baskets.

Once you’ve woven the hearts together, you can add twine and hang them on the Christmas tree or fill them with goodies and gift them to loved ones.

You can find more holiday recipes and crafts on our farm blog!