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Danish pleated Christmas hearts

December 18, 2013

Danish Christmas heart

Pleated Christmas hearts

Danish Christmas heart Pleated Christmas hearts

It is time to make Christmas decorations for the Christmas tree. To make pleated Christmas Hearts decoration is a typical Danish tradition, almost about 200 years old. The first heart was made by H.C. Andersen, the famous Danish writer and storyteller. Inside the heart is space for candy.

LINKS:

Wikipedia about pleated Christmas Hearts

Some different types

How to cut

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. December 19, 2013 4:38 am

    Nice work 🙂

  2. Charlotte permalink
    December 19, 2013 2:50 pm

    I finished mine last w/e. Haven’t made them in years. The first one was a bit tricky. I will fill mine with All Sorts (the multiple-coloured – brown, orange, pink, white, black – layered licorice). Did not know about the HC Andersen connection.

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