Colorful heart designs on white surface - 3D pen art | 3D Pen Tutorial

Heart Balloons

  • 45 Minutes
  • Beginner
Love is in the air with these adorable heart-shaped balloons. Make one or a whole bunch to share with friends and family. Follow our tutorial for step-by-step instructions. Choose a range of colors or stick to classics for a fun Valentine's Day craft!
Specifically designed for 3Doodler Start+ Logo PNG

1 Gather materials!

Grab your 3Doodler Start+ 3D pen, eco-friendly plastic, DoodlePad and a print out of the free stencil.

2 Trace the heart.

Start by tracing an outline of the largest heart on the stencil. Gently press the shape to help mold the plastic as it cools.

3 Loosely fill and shape the heart.

Take the outline off the DoodlePad and add plastic to each corner of the heart. Be sure to mold and push it out to create a slight rise in the shape. Continue to add material to loosely fill in the heart shape.

4 Completely fill the heart.

Add additional plastic to completely fill in the heart shape. Gently press to mold the plastic as you go. Repeat steps 2-4 to create the other side of the balloon.

5 Attach the hearts.

Hold the two halves together and gradually trace along the seem to secure the pieces together. Gently press to ensure they are attached.

6 Add decorative trim.

Add a decorative trim to the outside of the balloon by trace along the edge with a ribbon or dot pattern. Shape and mold to finish.

7 Trace and attach the end.

Finally, trace the small triangle shape on the stencil. Remove it from the stencil. Add a small amount of plastic and attach it to the bottom of the balloon. Fill in the shape. The balloon is done. Add a fun string or put it on a card or poster to give to a friend or family member. Create additional balloons in other colors too!

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