Thursday, January 19, 2012

Valentine's Day "mantle"

I still have more burlap and I thought a Valentine's wreath would be nice.  I wanted to set up a little "mantle" on top of our china cabinet since we don't have a real one. 

Dee Dee did over at ddzine made a lovely burlap wreath in a classic shape.  So pretty!
dee dee's burlap wreath

  I followed the same steps as she did but formed my hanger into a heart!
Then I cut strips of burlap in random widths.

I stuck them through the hanger

and formed "ruffles"
I just kept going until the wreath looked fluffy enough then closed it up with tape.    

  and her close up...

I tied a little piece of red and white twine on to hang it from the front of the china cabinet.

I took an extra frame, laid some burlap in, cut out a heart with white felt and voila!  With our wedding photo, some pretty candle sticks and the little owl pitcher it's looking sweet up there I think.
Makes me want chocolate....

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  1. Wow, I love the heart shaped wreath. I guess I'll have to head over to Joanns and pick up some red burlap.... maybe if I use leftover change it won't count towards my no bugdet January! You wreath turned out wonderful!
    And thanks for the shout out!
    Dee Dee

    1. oooh, a red burlap one would be so cute! Spare change definitely doesn't count as far as the budget goes : )

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  3. I love the heart wreath! It is so simple and elegent. Your whole display is so fresh and clean looking. Love it!!!

  4. Just joined your site! The heart is AWESOME!

  5. Great idea! Thank you for sharing it. I am enjoying mine.


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