Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Heart Garland

In our 'new' house we have a very long mantel area.  Which can be good and bad.  
When I placed all of my Valentine decor on top, it was missing something.  
Something to connect all the pieces together.  
I decided to try making a long piece of garland to drape across it.  
Check it out..

Using my Cricut, I cut out A LOT of hearts.  Maybe 75, I stopped counting. :)
Then I placed them in the pattern I wanted, and started sewing. 
It took me a minute to figure it out, but then I got really fast.
I used the center of each heart as my sewing guide.
Easy enough, right!
And soon after, I had a super long piece of garland. 
I played around with how I wanted it to look once draped across.  
I was very happy with the finished placing.
And now this pretty heart piece has found a new home on our mantel, at least for a little while longer. :)
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Our Pinteresting Family said...

So beautiful, Lindsay! I love your banner. Megan

Cynthia said...

Lindsey, very cute garland.


Darby Hawley said...

Super cute! I just pinned this!

Sonia said...

Cute! I am going to share this post of yours in my VALENTINE section of my blog. :)

Tonia L said...

Thanks for the tutorial! I was wondering how you made it! :)

Robyn said...

Your mantle looks really pretty and I love the hearts!
Robyn :)

Alexis @ we like to learn as we go said...

I totally made this same thing! You can find it here. http://weliketolearnaswego.blogspot.com/2013/02/heart-garland.html
Great minds think alike!

Ana Lopes said...

How darling idea! Thanks for sharing!
Have a fabulous week!
Hugs from Portugal,

Ana Love Craft


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