Fan The Flames

Fan The Flames Paper Craft

A romantic printable fan opens to express your desire to fan the flames of passion. Personalized with your loved one's name on the front and your own text across the paper fan.

Some other phrase ideas could be: "You Look Hot Tonight!", "To Fan The Flames of My Burning Desire For You", or any other fan theme you can come up with to romance your beloved.

Surprise her/him with a thoughtful compliment, feeling of gratitude or loving message on a romantic printable paper fan craft.

Get the free Adobe® Reader® PDF viewer to open and print this file properly on your computer. The free Foxit MobilePDF app for iOS or Android is required to fill PDF forms if using a tablet or phone.

The template should be printed on heavy card stock US Letter or A4 Paper sizes.

PDFFan The Flames Template



Paper Fan Text Step 1

Download the personalized template PDF above.

Click and highlight the wording in the PDF form fields to personalize with the name of your sweetheart and your own message on the fan.

Paper Fan Print Step 1

In Adobe Reader, select File, Print (input page number to print page 2 only) and make sure Page Scaling is set to NONE.

Set paper quality/type to best on card stock paper before printing and load printer tray with card stock paper. Then load standard white paper and print page 3 only.

Paper Fan Score Step 3

Use the paper clip to score the fold lines. The fold line guides are the blue dashed lines.

Line up the paper clip on the fold line guide, then place the ruler next to it to keep straight. Push down and slide clip along guide lines. Repeat for each fold line on both the fan handle and the fan.

Paper Fan Cut Step 4

Once all fold lines are scored, use the craft knife and ruler to cut out the fan handle. When cutting, keep the cut path slightly inside of the line so that you do not leave white around the edges.

You can also use scissors.

paper Fan Cutout Step 5

The result of the cutout of the fan handle is as shown.

Fold along each of the score lines before taping for crisp folds.

Paper Fan Tape Step 6

Flip over and place a piece of long double sided tape or glue on the back.

Paper Fan Fold Handle Step 7

Fold along the score line and press down to flatten over the tape.

Paper Fan Tape Bottom Step 8

Repeat steps 6 and 7 with the bottom.

Paper Fan tape Tabs Step 9

Fold and place a small piece of double sided tape on each of the small gold tabs as shown.

Paper Fan fold pocket Step 10

Use your thumb to keep the tabs down while folding in half along the score line. Press down to secure the tape on both tabs.

Paper Fan pocket Step 11

The result will make a pocket as shown.

Paper Fan scissor Step 12

Use the scissors to cut the rounded shape of the fan.

Turn the paper into the scissors.

Unfolding13 Step 13

Starting from the left side of the fan, fold along the score lines as shown.

Accordian Paper Fan folds Step 14

Keep folding like an accordian across the whole fan.

Tape fan handle right Step 15

Place a piece of double sided tape in the white space.

Secure right fan Step 16

Line up the right side of the fan and place within the white space as shown and press down to secure tape.

Secure left paper fan Step 16

Repeat step 15 and 16 for the left side.

Paper Fan fold flat Step 16

Fold the handle in half while making sure the fan folds flat by pressing down and creasing a few times.

Open and close a few times to make sure the fan is folding flat and opening properly.

Paper Fan final Step 16

Insert the tab into the gold pocket to keep closed.

Give your "Fan The Flames" craft to that special someone.

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