Easy Valentine’s Day Heart Garland

by Johnnie Collier

Valentine's Day Garland #DIY #Craft @savedbyloves

Cupid’s arrow hit me in the decorate muscle, and I’ve been making paper hearts zealously ever since.  I stacked and strung some paper hearts and scrapbook embellishments together for this pink, red and white Valentine’s Day heart garland.  It is quick, easy to make, and I am digging it.  See how to make your own…

Valentine's Day Garland #DIY #Craft @savedbyloves

SUPPLIES

Valentine's Day Garland #DIY #Craft @savedbyloves

Red, white and pink cardstock paper hearts

Valentine’s day themed scrapbooking embellishements (I got felt sticker hearts and pop up hearts at Michael’s)

Paper Doilies

Glue dots or other adhesive

Hole punch

Twine or other string

Scissors

Valentine's Day Garland #DIY #Craft @savedbyloves

TUTORIAL

Adhere smaller heart embellishments onto larger cardstock hearts.

Create enough layered hearts to make your garland the length needed for its intended space.

Take a leftover scrap bigger background heart, fold in half and hole punch on outer edge (both sides at same time in same spot since folded in half) where you want to thread for hanging.

Unfold and use as template for placement of holes in layered hearts by lining up on back of layered heart and using holes as guide for hole puncher.

Lay out the hearts and move them around until you are happy with the order.

String and hang!

Valentine's Day Garland #DIY #Craft @savedbyloves

Valentine's Day Garland #DIY #Craft @savedbyloves

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

1 josiecoccinelle January 22, 2013 at 6:56 pm

Vraiment jolie! ♡

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2 Suzy Myers January 25, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Very sweet. Reminds me of the Valentines that we used to exchange in school!

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3 Amy* January 25, 2013 at 2:31 pm

Ha! “Decorate Muscle”…looks like your flexing those decorating guns of yours :) A “Lovely” banner indeed!

Amy*

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4 Laura / The Shed / Pet Scribbles / Socks for Sandy January 25, 2013 at 9:34 pm

Love this garland — it’s sooooooo sweet! Where is the decorating muscle located? ;)

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