Saturday, February 4, 2012

Easy and Cheap Valentines Project- Take 2

I promised another Valentines project before Sunday so here goes!!

I wanted again to create something with things I already had.  So here is what I came up with.

This is what I used:

1 felt rose placemat
cream wool felt( I used an old sweater)
burlap rosette
hot glue
heart pattern ( mine was cut using my cricut)

Make a heart pattern, any size you would like.  Cut out your heart from both the felt placemat and the felted wool.  Glue the placemat heart onto the wool felt heart using hot glue.  Glue a burlap rosette at the top point of the heart ( see pic).  There are plenty of tutorials out there for making rosettes just use your fav one!!  Glue a piece of twine on for hanging and you are done.

Easy, easy and cost nothing.  How cute would these be hanging form doorknobs, a hook, or some bare tree branches stuck into an urn!!


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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Easy, Inexpensive (cheap) Valentine Project

My goal this week is to do 2 blog posts by Sunday, and they will both be about Valentines projects!!  Yippee, lets see if I can do that........Yes I think I can!!!

OK.....lets start out with the first one.

I wanted to make something cute that I could sell in my booth and I did not want to spend any money.  So I combed my craft stash and came up with these:

A $1 frame from Michael's
A wooden heart left over from another project
2 pieces of scrapbook paper ( one black print, the other red)
Some mod podge
Off white paint for the frame
some e6000 adhesive

So first I painted the frame off white ( sorry I did not take pics but all of this is easy) 2 coats.
Then I covered the wooden heart with the red scrapbook paper, using mod podge. 
Then, I covered the cardboard backing that came with the frame using the black and white scrapbook paper and mod podge.
I added a little bit of brown distress ink to distress the heart after it dried, but this step is optional.
I then put the frame back together and using the e6000 I glued the heart right on the glass.

Voila, done.......and here is the finished project.  Cost to me, $0, because I had all the supplies!!  YES!!

 So....what do you think? 

Look for another Valentines project coming up before Sunday night!!


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