Felt Heart Ornament…

Jan 21, 2009

This simple to create felt ornament can be used to decorate a bottle of wine during a Valentine’s Day dinner or given to a friend with a sweet sentiment written on the back. I think several of these grouped together and placed on a feather tree or plain wired type tree would look very sweet as a Valentine’s Day centerpiece. Several could even be strung together from baker’s twine to create a little garland. I love the simplistic look of red felt next to an old book page. Something so sweet about this combination that always makes me think of years past.

Felt Heart on Wine Bottle

Supplies Needed:
Red Felt
Book Page
Crepe Paper Streamer
Golden Rod Stickles
Embroidery Floss
Gold Button with Rhinestone Center
White Seam Binding or Ribbon

Heart Template (You will only be using the medium and large sized hearts for this project. The smaller template will be used in another project.)

Tools Needed:
Decorative Scissors (Pinking)

1. Print heart templates, cut out
2. Trace large heart template onto book page, cut out using decorative scissors
3. Trace smaller heart onto red felt and onto chipboard, cut out felt heart using decorative scissors and chipboard heart using straight scissors
4. Cut a piece or crepe paper streamer 12″ long, fold in half and gather at the folded end all along the end, pull tight, double knot (here is a ribbon flower tutorial)
5. Accent edges of crepe paper flower using Platinum Stickles, let dry
6. Adhere rhinestone button to center of crepe paper flower
7. Adhere White Seam Binding to back of Heart to create hanger
8. Adhere book page heart to the back of chipboard heart and on top of seam binding hanger
9. Adhere felt heart to the front of the chipboard heart
10. Adhere crepe paper flower to center of felt heart

Crepe Paper Rosette

11. Create bow using Seam Binding or Ribbon and adhere to top of heart near hanger.

Felt Heart

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