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Holidays: Valentine’s Floating Heart Wall Hanging

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Chelsea of Making Home Base, shares a new and creative way to add Valentine’s charm to your home this holiday and you will never believe how easy it is to create.

PHOTOGRAPHS BY: Making Home Base
WRITTEN BY: Southern Guide to Life

Chelsea, a stay at home mom, military wife, and owner of Making Home Base, was searching for a new and creative way to fill her home with the color and beauty of Valentine’s Day.  Her solution is a festive, colorful, and sophisticated take on the traditional Valentine’s heart.

Holidays | Valentine's Floating Heart Wall Hanging | SouthernGuideToLife.com

Shortly before their daughter was born, Chelsea and her husband began collecting interesting picture frames from second hand stores for use in the nursery as a gallery-wall.  For her floating heart project, Chelsea began with a left over frame, from the gallery-wall project.  She painted it white.

To see photos of the finished gallery wall project: Miss P’s Nursery

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What You Will Need:

1 Frame (Chelsea used an 11 x14 inch frame)
40 smaller hearts cut from card stock (These are approx 1.5 inches)
8 larger hearts cut from card stock (These are approx. 2 inches)
String
Glue

Directions:

1) Cut 40 small hearts and 8 larger hearts out of card stock. The hearts will be double sided, creating a total of 20 small hearts and 4 larger hearts. You may need more or less depending on the size of your frame. Chelsea selected solid red, solid white, and a pink and blue patterned card stock, but you can use any colors.

2) Lay the hearts out to form a desired pattern, making sure the hearts are in straight lines.

3) Glue a length of string to each line of hearts.  Top with a second heart, sandwiching the string between the two hearts.

4) Glue the string to the frame.

Holidays | Valentine's Floating Heart Wall Hanging | SouthernGuideToLife.com

Photographs by: Chelsea, courtesy of Making Home Base.

To see more of Chelsea’s beautiful designs visit her website at Making Home Base.

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