Hello Everyone!

For a while now, I have not posted an Instructable - my last one dates back in summer! I've been wanting to build something for a while but the question is: what? I then stumbled upon the Valentines Day Contest and then thought a bit, and began building a K'nex Valentine Heart!

In this Instructable, you will be guided on building a small or big K'nex Valentine Heart for your loved one! Showing both creativity and love for them.

I know that in the past, other K'nex hearts have been posted, but unlike mine, theirs isn't filled in and I mean.. what good is a heart if is isn't filled in with love and happiness - the 2 most important ingredients for a heart. Also, this is the only K'nex heart completely made out of one single type of connector: red connectors!

So get your K'nex and lets make some love. < hearts that is ;-)

If you want to build the big heart shown, the piece count is on step 1 and the instructions follow on: step 2, step 3 etc...And if you want to make the small Valentine heart, then the piece count again is on step 1 and the instructions begin at step 7.

Also if you haven't already guessed, this is for the Valentines Day Contest. It would make my day if just one person votes :-)

Step 1: Piece Count

Firstly, lets begin by gathering the pieces. Gather the pieces for the heart that you want to build below:

Big Valentine Day Heart


Blue - 4
White - 94 + 10 extra but those 10 look better if black
green - 2 + 58 black green sized rods again they look better (see photos)


Red - 175


'Y' Clips - 20

Small Valentine Day Heart


Red - 25


Blue - 3
White - 11
Green - 1 + 2 black rods (green sized) for better looks


'Y' clips - 6

Right got those, good then lets get building! :-)
<p>1000 views! Yay, I'd like to thank everyone for their support for helping me reach this! :-)</p>
if someone gave me this I'd be like &quot;Yay free k'nex!&quot; xD
Really wow you must be forever alone if you had to make that
<p>This is amazing - nice pattern- I like the documentation- <br>well written. </p><p>The photos are great.</p><p>Well done &ndash; very nice</p>
<p>Thanks so much Scott - I went for detail for this 'Ible! I appreciate you viewing my Instructable. :D</p>
<p>I would take ages to make this k'nex heart! It looks awesome! why don't you enter this in the Laser contest?</p><p>Voted :)</p>
<p>Haha, it took me 2 hours - I build fast ;-) But it took longer to make a high quality 'Ible and it was definately worth it :-) Thanks Muhaiminah again, you are really kind hearted :D</p><p>I wasn't sure if it would be eligible for the contest, but now that you have mentioned it, I have sent a request :-) Thanks Muhaiminah for the vote! I really do appreicate it more than words can say. :D</p>
<p>Hunter, this is very nice. I am sure anyone would love to receive this type of Valentine. I wish you the best in the contest! Thanks for sharing your hard work! If I had legos I would make one and post a picture! My 32 year old son wanted legos for xmas. I bought him the space needle and he loved it! I think legos will continue to be around for years to come.</p><p>sunshiine</p><p>sunshiine</p>
<p>Thanks so much sunshiine! :-D I really appreciate it coming from a respected member from the community such as yourself! Legos are also awesome, I mean the possiblities are endless! And for Legos, you can never be too old :D - seems like your son has very good taste! It would be an awesome instructable for to see a Lego version!</p><p>Thanks again sunshiine for your very kind words! I appreciate it :-)</p>
<p>Hahahaha your intro is SUPER man! XD lol. Good job! Congrats on the feat!</p>
<p>XD Yeah, I myself found it funny reading it again :-) Thanks Nerf' as well :-) I was over the moon when I found out I got a feat!</p>
No probs man! Congrats!
<p>Also, thanks for the fav! :D</p>
<p style="margin-left: 20.0px;">Yup!</p>
<p>Yup, yup! :-P</p>
<p>XD Yeah, I myself found it funny reading it again :-) Thanks Nerf' as well :-) I was over the moon when I found out I got a feat!</p>
<p>Really nice man! Congratulations are in order! </p>
<p>Thanks! It is appreciated greatly :-)</p>
<p>Thanks so much! - It is greatly appreciated! :-)</p>
<p>Very good job! The intro is great XD</p>
<p>Haha, thanks! Be sure to vote...please :-)</p>
Of course I will.
<p>Thanks a lot! If I could do anything to return the favour, ask. :-)</p>
Ahh...don't worry about it. =D
<p>Good job! voted :)</p>
<p>Thanks a million! That was so sweet, that you just broke my heart....</p><p>No, seriously, you broke my heart.... XD</p>
<p>Oops! I need to watch where I step next time. No wonder my foot's sore.</p>
<p>XD Thanks again mate :-). I hope your a finalist in the organization contest! :-) All the best.</p>
<p>Your welcome. I hope so too. You too {:-)</p>
<p>Also, be sure to vote it in the Valentines day contest, when it gets accepted! :-)</p>
<p>Looks great! congrats on getting featured!</p>
<p>Thanks Sandro! :-) Is it great enough for a vote? ;-)</p>
<p>Sure ;)</p>
<p>Thanks! Anything I can do to return the favour? :-)</p>
<p>Staying awesome ;)</p>
<p>I can try! ;-)<br></p>
<p>Really nice, huge heart! Never seen one so big, especially made out of K'nex! Also, congo on the feature!</p>
<p>Haha! Thanks! :-) Also be sure to vote if you think it is worthy of one :-)</p>
<p>Oh yeah, I voted before commenting! Don't worry!! Also vote for my Mothership!!! (Oh yeah, hierarchy of exclamation marks)</p>
<p>Yep and thanks ! I voted for that! Lets just hope that we both win prizes! :-)</p>
<p>I hope!</p>
<p>Wow...That is just beautiful :)</p>
<p>Haha, thanks so much!! That was so sweet, that you just broke my heart....</p><p>No, seriously, you broke my heart.... XD</p>
<p>OMG :D</p>
<p>I'm quite a devil when it comes to breaking :-)</p>
<p>Hehe :D</p>
<p>Ah, nice heart!</p>

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