Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Valentines Day Wooden Hearts <3 [Tutorial]


I <3 Valentines Day! A lot of people feel that it is a “Hallmark” Holiday..but I have always loved it! So I decided to get started on some of my Valentines day ideas! Here is how to make these way cute wooden blocks!

What you will need:
  • 4 Wooden heart blocks
  • Dark pink paint
  • Valentines day paper (4 sheets)
  • Adhesive
  • Vinyl Lettering ( I used my silhouette machine)
  • Embellishments
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Step 1:
Paint Blocks
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Step 2:
Cut hearts out of paper.
TIP: While your wooden blocks are still wet with paint press one of them down on the back of the paper you will be using. Not only will it give you an outline of what you will need but it makes it MUCH easier when using such an odd shape.
Example:
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These are the four hearts that I cut out…
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Step 3:
Once the paint is dry put a layer of this adhesive on the blocks and place paper over it..
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Step 4:
Use embellishments
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Step 5:
Place vinyl on hearts.
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Finished Product
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Please check out my Linky Party link to see all the awesome blogs that I will be linking up with!!
Have a fabulous Valentines Day!
Enjoy!
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Check out my Etsy Shop! It is slowly coming along!!

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26 comments:

Becky said...

Cute! love the tip about the paint. I still have my christmas decorations up, you are so on top of it!

Brianna! said...

so so adorable
I just love Valentine's Day

Ashley Hasty said...

OMG those are so cute!!! I can't wait to try them!!

<3 Ashley
www.ahastylife.com

Bryan and Katie said...

valentines day is my FAVORITE holiday! yes above christmas!

Kara said...

super cute....but katie is crazy ;)

Melissa Stewart said...

Thanks guys!!! =) I am selling these blocks! I do have my Etsy shop up..it is slowly coming along! I only have a few items posted but will be putting more up soon!

http://www.etsy.com/people/SimpleAs123

Nicolette @ Momnivore's Dilemma said...

Sweet little hearts. I have to start my valentine's project as well...

Good luck with your etsy shoppe...

Hope you have a moment to link up your hearts to Creative Juice Thursday...

<3
nicolette @
http://momnivoresdilemma.blogspot.com/2010/12/creative-juice-thursday-5-features-and.html

Nicolette @ Momnivore's Dilemma said...

Thanks for linking up!

your newest follower,
nicolette

Karen said...

So pretty! I love them. I enjoyed reading your blog. Stop by when you get the chance:
www.karismaheartsavannah.blogspot.com

Pamela said...

adorable...I've been loving all the heart stuff out in the stores. A fresh change. I hope your Etsy store is successful beyond your dreams.

Melissa Stewart said...

Thanks everyone!!! Hope you all will stop by my Etsy shop and my facenbook page!! =)

http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Simple-as-1-2-3/159828580721825

http://www.etsy.com/people/SimpleAs123

FancieStrands said...

Really cute idea and a great project for my daughter and I to do together. Visiting from Frugalicious Friday.

http://www.fanciestrands.blogspot.com

Heavensent1 said...

These are so cute and look quite simple to make...looks like we have a craft project with the kids coming up...LOL

Now following thru Mingle Monday...ifn you have a moment, please stop by my place and have a look around - Mad Moose Mama - http://www.madmoosemama.blogspot.com Have yourself a groovy day...peaces...xoxo

Krista @ While He Was Napping said...

These are very cute! I'd love for you to come add this to my Love Link Party. And super cute Etsy, good luck!


Krista

April said...

So cute!!

Kassi @ Truly Lovely said...

These are too fun!! Where'd you get the heart blocks? Stopping by from the Finding Fabulous link up!

Melissa Stewart said...

Thank you everyone!!! I got the blocks at Micheal's in their wood section!

Hope you will stop by my facebook page and etsy shop and like them!

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Simple-as-1-2-3/159828580721825

http://www.etsy.com/people/SimpleAs123

Bobbi said...

your stuff is soooo cute! I can't wait to try some of them. I'm am now following from http://datssocute.blogspot.com. Hope you'll come by and check it out. See you soon. BJ

Ginger said...

Thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

Santa's Gift Shoppe and Ideas said...

Hi
Just wanted to let you know that I “ Featured” you on Santa’s Gift Shoppe Blog Hop today for your great project & inspiration! Be sure to grab the “I was featured” on Santa’s Gift Shoppe Button/Code for your sidebar! You deserve it! Thanks so much..If you’re not a follower already we’d love for you to join us...
Barb

Johnnie said...

ADORABLE!!! Stopping by to invite you to join Thrifty Thursdays. Have a wonderful day. Blessings!

Johnnie

Nikki said...

Adorable!!!!!! Thanks so much for linking it up to gettin' crafty on hump day! :)

Scrappy Gifts said...

You're so good at starting Valentine's stuff! Totally cute! Thanks for linking up to Scrappy Saturdays! Featuring this tonight!

Cat vs Guinea Pig said...

Cute idea. Found your blog through the Creative Share hop, by the way. Have a lucky weekend.

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