Thursday, February 6, 2014

Modern Valentine's Wreath

I'm still moving forward with my modern Valentine's decorations.  You can see my Modern Banner here.  I love using black and white as my base and adding pops of color to it.  This wreath was very easy to make.


I am notorious for re-using wreaths.  I don't have room to keep every wreath I've ever made so I just reuse them when I need to.  I started by wrapping some modern black and white fabric that I bought years ago from Joann's.  I actually used this fabric for one of my very first sewing projects.  I just cut it into long strips (about 2 inches wide).  I used straight pins to pin it down.


Next I hand cut some hearts out of felt.  I made each one a little smaller than the previous one, layered them on top of each other and sewed down the middle.  Then I hot glued them to the wreath.


I wanted to add a little saying in the middle.  I bought these wooden pennants from Pick Your Plum a while ago.  And I have used them a ton.  What's great is you can just turn these over to the back side and reuse them.  Here's how you make these: pick out some paper, glue the pennants down, let them dry, cut them out with an x-acto knife, add some Thickers (or cut out some letters or use letter stickers) and string twine through them.


I used a piece of fabric to hang it up.  I like using ribbon to hang a wreath but I really love the cohesive look of using the same fabric.


What color scheme are you going with for Valentine's?  I'd love to see a link!

Thanks for stopping by.



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6 comments:

amy w said...

What a stunning valentine's day wreath! I love the black and white ribbon you used as your main wreath colors... makes everything else pop! Please stop by and share at our link party!

http://www.delineateyourdwelling.com/2014/02/link-it-or-lump-it-party-no-25.html

Lori L Lehman said...

What a cool wreath! Love the cute little banner. Here is a link to my Valentines banner http://www.marvinsdaughters.com/mini-heart-banner/ Have a great day!

Navy Wifey Peters @ USS Crafty said...

Super cute wreath! I love the love banner and the hearts! I'm pinning it!

Dave clark said...

I am totally flattered by your wreath decoration. Really, beautiful modern wreath it is :)
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