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DIY Valentine’s Day Wall Art

Give your loved ones a lasting reminder of what they mean to you this Valentine’s Day. This festive art is easy to make (even for the non-artists!) and is a lovely reflection of the way you feel.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 1 hour
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Red felt
10-inch canvas
Black, white, red paint
Red marker
Red buttons
Tacky glue
Stencil tape
Paint brush

Things to do:
1. Measure down 1″ and mark the canvas. Continue to mark the canvas every 1 1/2 “.
2. Cover the marks with tape.
3. Paint the canvas with black paint, covering the tape.
4. When the paint has dried, pull the tape back to reveal the stripes.
5. Write ‘Me + You’ in pencil and cover the letters with red marker. If you want to make the letters a little fancier, you can add paint dots with the end of a paintbrush.
6. Cut out a heart shape from a 6″ square of felt.
7. Arrange the buttons on the felt heart and use glue to attach them.
8. Glue the button heart onto the canvas.

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How to Make a Cupid Heart Wall Hanging

It’s the season of love! This cupid’s arrow wreath is a cute addition to your front door or shelf decor. Coordinate the color of your burlap ribbon to match your home for a lovely, Valentine’s Day display.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Styrofoam heart
Burlap ribbon
Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Use hot glue to attach the end of a piece of ribbon to the back of your wreath form. Wrap it around the heart shape until the entire surface is covered.
2. Push a dowel rod through at an angel, making your arrow.
3. Cut a felt heart from a 1 3/4 ” square of felt.
4. Cut a 1 3/4 ” feather shape from felt.
5. Use hot glue to attach the shapes to either end of the dowel.
6. Tie a loop of ribbon and use hot glue to attach it to the back of the wreath, creating a hanger.

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