Heart Pick…

Jan 26, 2009

This little cutie will look gorgeous tucked into a floral arrangement or placed in a small bud vase as it’s holder. Several of these running down the center of your dinner table which are staggered in height would look fabulous. And if you have a candlelight dinner the shimmer from the glitter caught by the candlelight would be gorgeous.

Glittered Heart Pick

Supplies Needed:
Maya Road Chipboard Heart
Making Memories Cranberry Paint
White Paint
Iridescent or Clear/Pearl Glitter
Red Glass Glitter
White Crepe Paper Streamer
Silver Pipe cleaner
Platinum Stickles
Embroidery Floss
White Cardstock or heavy computer paper
Rhinestones
Red Seam Binding
White Seam Binding

Heart Template

Tools:
Decorative Scissors (Pinking)
Elmer’s No Run Gel School Glue
Strong Adhesive or Glue Gun
Paint Brush

Instructions:
1. Print out Heart Templates (same template as in the Felt Heart Ornament) onto computer paper and cut out
2. Using the templates trace 2 Large and 1 Small Heart onto chipboard, cut out large hearts using pinking scissors, small heart using straight edge scissors
3. Paint large hearts using Cranberry paint or paint color similar to the glitter you will be using, let to dry
4. Paint the small heart white or similar to the glitter you will be using, let dry
5. Create a crepe paper rosette, trim to fit size of large heart center
6. Apply Platinum Stickles to the edge of your paper rosette, let dry
7. Apply Elmer’s No Run Glue School Glue to front of each heart, glitter 2 large hearts using red glass glitter and 1 small heart using iridescent or clear/pearl glitter, let dry
8. Print “Be my Valentine” onto white cardstock, Font French Script MT Size 26, cut out snip a V on the ends to create a banner look
9. Outline the edge of your banner using Platinum Stickles, let dry

Glittered Heart Pick

10. Attach crepe paper rosette to center of
11. Create a circle out of the Silver pipe cleaner and attach to the back of the small heart
12. Attach to the front center of one red glittered heart (I found using a hot glue gun worked best)
13. Attach your “Be my Valentine” banner on top of iridescent heart
14. Attach 3 rhinestones to the top of the iridescent heart
15. Using a strong glue attach silver pipe cleaner to the back of the front red glittered heart
16. Paint a small dowel cranberry red, let dry
17. Using a strong glue attach painted dowel to the back of the front red glittered heart
18. Attach second heart to back of dowel

Glittered Heart Pick Back

19. Cut red and white seam binding to approx., tie streamers at base of heart

Glittered Heart Pick

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