Primitive Valentine’s Hearts Door Hanging

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Here’s the latest entry in the unofficial please-help-me-figure-out-what-the-heck-to-put-on-my-door quest.

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And for the record, I’m really into the simple, fast projects as of late and this was no different.

I think the start to finish was under thirty minutes with minimal mess.

Want to make your own?

For this project you’ll need:

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See? I told you this was simple.

And always I hope you Rock What Ya Got and come up with your own version using whatever you have on hand.

Snip off the heavily curved/bent ends of the hanger and shape it into a primitive heart …

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… securing the ends with a few pieces of tape.

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You’ll need one hanger for each heart you plan on making.

Then wrap heart (or hearts) with either rag ribbon made from old t-shirts or yarn.

Jan 2012 BLOG-1(Need help making your own t-shirt yarn? Check out this awesome tutorial here.)

Connect hearts with a little hot glue …

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… and hang with some jute, ribbon, yarn, or whatever you have lying around.

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There you go: easy, simple, DONE.

And while I don’t mind the simple, un-fussy look of just the hearts, I’m thinking a little vinyl could punch the look up just a bit.

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What if I cut out letters that looked like this?

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Or this?

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Maybe something simple like this?

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Or softer like this?

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What phrase or word would you use?

One of the above, something better or just leave it plain?

Let me know.

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9 comments:

  1. Love your guts. Ahaha so Heidi. I am all for "love is spoken here" personally but any of them would be great!

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  2. I love "Love your guts". Unexpected/ironic messages in vinyl just hit some irrationally funny spot for me. But if you are afraid your neighbors may not share your quirky sense of humor, I just like the simple "Love". Great project!

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  3. Love is spoken here. Seems to stay it all.
    Mary

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  4. I like just "Love." I think it's too cluttered with anything more, looks busy.

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  5. Love is spoken here is good... or Love comes from the Heart. Cute project.

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  6. ok, I so made this one...so its my vote for best choice! I made a big 'ole T out of cardboard, covered with twine instead of yarn, made 2 hearts out of hangers..covered with yarn, have them hanging behind the big ole T...adorable! t_toenyes@yahoo.com but you know the LOVE one you did is uber cute too!

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  7. I love simple. I'm contemplating between the red LOVE burlap (which I'm addicted to right now) door hanging and these simple hearts. For letters, I think I'll do "Love Your Neighbor." Love your blog!!

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Thanks so much for the comment love! I do cartwheels when I read each one. Well, I imagine my pre-pregnancy self doing cartwheels, but you get the idea ...