Monday, January 17, 2011

Fabric Heart

I am in the Valentine mood. I have a whole bunch of fun things to share over the next few days, but let's start with one you can do with stuff you probably have sitting around.

Fabric Heart



Supplies needed:
  • cardboard
  • scissors
  • fabric scraps
  • hot glue gun
  • ribbon
1. Draw a big heart on your cardboard with a smaller heart inside.
2. Cut it out.



3. Get your scraps. Mine were cut into about 1.5 inch by 6 inch strips.



4. Wrap your strips gluing the ends down as you go along.



5. Tie your ribbon on your fabric heart and hang. It is super light so I just hung mine on my pantry door using double sided tape.

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16 Comments:

The Great Elephant Symposium said...

Your fabric heart looks so cute!

Alison said...

This is SO cute, Michelle!! What a fun idea... and I never would have guessed that it began with a cardboard heart!

Laura at Ms. Smartie Pants said...

Very cute, I love it!

Jen @ tatertotsandjello.com said...

So cute Michelle!!

I shared it on my TT&J facebook page. I love that you made the heart out of cardboard. So clever!

xoxox
Jen

taradaramadeit said...

Well, isn't that clever!!! Good job! I might have to make one too! I <3 it!!

Dawn said...

so cute and so easy-great idea! and i do believe i have all those supplies in the house-those would look cute on my girls' doors

Condo Blues said...

I love a project that uses what you have on hand. I really like the fabric choice!

Brooke said...

Brilliant. I love it when I can really make something cute out of stuff I have laying around. It rarely happens, but your cardboard idea was just the ticket. Thanks!

abeachcottage said...

Your creation is cute. Very nice for Valentines.

Savannah said...

OOOooooOOooOO! This will be for sure be my next project!! check out my new blog I just started yesterday!

http://chasingmynoah.blogspot.com/

Tausha said...

I see these at the DI all the time. I usually see them with the peach and light green strips of fabric tied to it. So early 90's. I love your rendition of it. I am thinking that I need to go and look for a heart wreath! Thanks for the inspiration!!

Jessica said...

I love this! I've been needing to update my wreath on our front door and this is perfect. Plus we have tons of cardboard! Thanks for sharing.

justenoughstyle.blogspot.com

Claire said...

Love this wreath-so creative without spending alot-love it-found you on a blog hop and I'm your newest follower-come by to visit-Claire

Andrea said...

This was so easy and looks great! Thanks for the idea! I liked you up in my blog!
www.addicted2tutes.blogspot.com
THANKS!

Staci at Craftify It ! said...

I'm sharing this on my blog today! I LOVE this idea, I am going to have to try it FOR SURE! Thanks for sharing:)

Maggie said...

I LOVE this idea.
thank you so much for participating in the linking party :)
Maggie

http://www.passionatelyartistic.com/2011/02/fun-ideas-for-valentine-day-2011be.html