Monday, January 31, 2011

Ribbon Heart

I saw an adorable wreath done by Jen at Tatertos and Jello. I then saw a Valentines one at She's Kinda crafty. I thought they were both so cute that I followed their instructions and tweaked it just a bit.

Don't mind the missing corner. I forgot to take a before picture.
This is another extra that we had.
 We had lots of tiles leftover from the Barbie house. I took one of them and spray painted it white.

I then went to the scrapbook paper stash and found a hot pink piece of paper. I cut out a heart shape and then hot glued it onto the tile. This was my guide to make sure it stayed in a heart shape. My heart I cut out wasn't perfect. It gets hidden by the ribbon though so you can't see it. 

I bought the ribbon at the dollar store and Joann's. I took 4 different kinds and cut them into 4.5 inch pieces. I hot glued the tips together. The next step is to start laying and gluing them onto the heart on the tile. When I needed gaps filled I cut more. I ended up with 50 strips

The last thing I did was took my cricut and cut out XOXO. I didn't have any red stickers in my scrapbook stash but that would've worked just as well. I LOVE how it turned out!! I've since seen topiarys that are along the same concept. They would be adorable too. This was a really cheap little craft.

I'm linking this up to Wildflowers and Whimsy, I Heart Nap Time, Sumo's Sweet Stuff, Keeping it Simple,
Craft O' Maniac, Sassy Sites, Not Just a HousewifeSugar BeeSisters StuffBlue Cricket DesignNight Owl CraftingHouse of Hepworths, and Tatertos and Jello.


  1. SUPER CUTE Heart! I love it! I am definitely going to have to try that!

  2. I showed you off over at Crafts & Sutch today! I hope you'll come by, take a peek, and grab a SUTCH an Inspiration button to add to your collection.

    Have a wonderful day!

  3. I love it. I think I will make a shirt out of the idea.

  4. Thanks for linking to Take-A-Look Tuesday over at Sugar Bee Craft Edition - I featured you today! - Mandy,

  5. Such a cute idea! I love that you shared how many ribbon loops you used!

  6. This is so cute! I love that it's a filled in heart instead of a wreath. What fun valentine's art!

  7. This is Super cute! I think it would be a great craft to occupy little hands too!
    You should come link this up to my weekly Thursday through Sunday Making It With Allie Link Party! I think it would make a Fabulous addition!

  8. Hi I just wanted to let you know I gave you a stylish blogger award. Drop by my blog to pick it up if you like:

  9. I just finished making my ribbon heart. I used a wood frame with a heart shape from Michaels and painted it silver. I'm so excited it turned out so well. Thanks for the great idea!

  10. Super cute!! I'm featuring you tonight at KIS!

  11. This was a great post!!! I am your newest follower and hope that you will come be a follower at my blog!!! brooke
    Girl Boy Girl Inspired


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