Thursday, February 3, 2011

Vintage Valentine Wreath


I made this Vintage Valentine Wreath today! 

It was soooooo easy!

You can download the cute vintage Valentines on Heather Bullard's blog (here).  



I stick glued each sheet of Valentines to a sheet of card stock.


Then I cut around each Valentine with my fancy scissors.   


Next I added Martha Stewart glitter to the Valentines just using a glue stick.  


I found a piece of thick cardboard and used one of those metal compass thingies (with the pointed sharp end and the pencil at the other end) to trace two circles.  

I cut out the narrow band of circle and stick glued a piece of red scrapbook paper to it.


I positioned the Valentines on the circle and use glue buttons to attach them to the cardboard circle.  A few of the Valentines were attached using foam tape to raise them up.  

I put a piece of the foam tape on the back of the cardboard to attach the wreath to our fireplace brick.





What do you think? 

Is this cute or what?

I think it turned out pretty cute if I do say so myself and it was super simple to make.  

Hop on over to Heather's blog and try it out yourself.  



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Cindy at My Romantic Home for Show and Tell Friday
Courtney at French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday
Wendy at The Shabby Nest for Frugal Friday
 Donna at Funky Junk Interiors for Saturday Nite Special
Stephanie Lynn at Under the Table and Dreaming for the Sunday Showcase Party
Susan at Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday
Cielo at The House in the Roses for Show of Your Cottage Monday
Linda at Coastal Charm for Nifty Thrifty Tuesday  

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13 comments:

  1. Sandy I didn't know you did this type art. Wow I'm so impressed with what you made. I'm going to check your link. I made an Easter banner last year per Elizabeth's instructions. I should have made a Valentine one too, I still can. Dropped your little package in a very snow covered mail box today.

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  2. This is lovely! You have a great blog. I am hosting a giveaway on my blog...hope to see you there:-) hugs Anu

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  3. It is very cute! And I love the backdrop wall it's on too.
    Brenda

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  4. What a darling wreath! I love how it came out- great job! Thanks for sharing at Feathered Nest Friday! :)

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  5. This is sooo sweet! I hope you bring it next weekend to SNS!

    Donna
    http://funkyjunkinteriors.blogspot.com/

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  6. I love what you did with the Valentines. I have been looking for some ideas for decorating. I came to visit from Show and Tell Friday.

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  7. Love your wreath! Very vintage-y!

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  8. Hey, I have some of those very same vintage Valentines! Very cute!

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  9. It's adorable! I love it! I must make one this year!!
    Michelle xoxo

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