When I have some time on the weekend I love to work on some easy crafts for my rustic farmhouse look. The last two Saturdays I've been working on a small heart banner that I saw on Pinterest saved from www.catchmyparty.com. I always have felt squares around and I have seen crafters using burlap ribbon.
So here was my project..
I had the red, white, and pink felt squares and started cutting three sizes of hearts to layer all I saw was a lot of white.
I had bought a couple of rolls of burlap ribbon from the dollar tree. I really didn't have a plan for the burlap when I bought it. I tried to incorporate the burlap and thought the burlap gave the hearts a rustic feel. Once I had all the heart cut and glued. I decided to brush them with watered down Elmer's Glue.
What a mistake, it took several day for the glue to dry and the burlap separated and started to curl up.
I laid out the hearts on plastic wrap and put books on them for a couple of days to flatten out the hearts
This is the finished project, I think it turned out okay and it gives a little bit of color to the front of my fireplace and mantel.
I hope this gives you some inspiration to add some color to your decor for February.
Have a Wonderful Day!
Vicki the ColoJunkett