Super Cute, Super Easy, and Super Cheap – That is exactly how I would sum up this project! It all started (as many of my projects do) with a little pinspiration that lead to this site. I fell in love immediately with the simplicity of this wreath and the fact that I had most everything I needed to make it. The only supply I needed was a double-sided piece of valentines themed paper which I picked up at my local craft store for $1.99! What a deal!
So once I got home I gathered my other supplies which included a paper cutter, hot glue, and ribbon. Seriously – that is it! I started by cutting the paper in to 1 inch strips. I wanted my hearts to be a bit more dainty than those in the link above. Also I had hoped that it would lay nicer against a flat surface and not flip-up while hanging from the ribbon – which worked perfectly as you can see. Btw, how do you like that little fairy wand photo bomb – Thank you Miss Addison Grace!
Then came the fun part making the hearts. As you can see they are very simple. Fold your strip in half and then bring the ends together with a small dot of glue. You are left with a perfectly formed heart. You will see below that I alternated the pattern on the outside of the heart.
I actually was a little sad when I finished this part – I wanted to make more hearts. So I proceed to make some baby ones for fun. Those were quickly confiscated by a mischievous little 3-year-old who thought they were “so cute and so berry special mom”! To start assembling the wreath simply place a small dot and place the hearts together making sure to alternate your patterns to create a uniform look.
Attaching the ribbon is something I did a little differently than the site above. I placed a small amount of glue on each end of the ribbon and placed inside of the crease of the heart. I liked this because from any angle it looked smooth and put together. This wreath now is hanging on the door to that mischievous 3 year old’s bedroom. I really don’t think I will be getting it back anytime soon, but at $1.99 I am not too worried!
So, of course we want to know, what will you be doing to decorate for Valentines Day?
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