Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Valentine Felt Heart Garland

Remember the felt hearts from yesterday's 12 of 12 post? Well, here's what I did with them:

I made this cute little heart garland! Pardon the crappy photo - that mirror is kind of high for me and it was hard to get a good shot in this low light. In case you were wondering, the little hole above it is from where the clock was there before Christmas and I haven't had a chance to spackle it yet. Priorities, you know.

It's made from 48 felt hearts, individually hand cut by your's truly and then stitched together on the sewing machine. I'd say each heart was approximately two inches wide, but they vary a bit due to me winging it with the hearts. I'm too lazy to get up and measure them.

I made this little rosette pin as an embellishment. Again, crappy photo due to low light and an unsteady hand. Sorry! It's made from a vintage dictionary page and a chipboard heart that I covered in red Stickles. There's a pin on the back so you can put it wherever you like, or just take it off altogether.

That's right. I said "you!"

I made two of these bad boys. One for moi, and one for one of my readers. I haven't done a giveaway here in ages, so I figured, what the heck. Just leave a comment to enter. PLEASE make sure that I can email you in case you win! If you'd like another entry, become a follower. My little widget guy is kind of small right now. For a third and fourth entry, you can either tweet about this (even though I realize it's just a small prize, but if you like it why not up your odds) or mention it on your blog. Make sure you leave me your Twitter name and/or blog link in your comment as well, so I can check it out. I've been looking for new blogs to read!

Good luck! You can enter until 11:59 pm on Monday, January 18. I'll announce the winner on Tuesday or Wednesday, depending on how much computer time the little man gives me that day. :)


I added new photos the morning after posting this. There is more light in here now, so you can see them a little better.


Blogger LaurKnotter said...

So cute! I hope I win!

8:41 PM  
Blogger Mark, Shannon, and Trey said...

Love it and I would have never thought to sew it together!

8:55 PM  
Blogger Maggi said...

Heck yeah, enter me! You always make such cute stuff.

9:24 PM  
Blogger Scrappin Ashley said...

This is adorable!!!

9:38 PM  
Blogger Hooptee said...

Cute idea! I love it.

8:34 AM  
Blogger Manda said...

I love this garland, and thought OMG I HAVE To make one as soon as I saw your pictures!! :) I'm excited that you're offering one for a giveaway, and I'd like to win!!! :) My blog link is: I will be posting an entry about you to get a second chance at this contest! :)

Thank you!!!!

9:15 AM  
Blogger cessc said...

great! Yay for fun giveaway!

10:00 AM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

Love it!

1:23 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

AND I just signed up as a Follower. :)

1:24 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

Tweeted it too

(I thought you were on my Twitter so I could link you but I guess not?)

1:32 PM  
Blogger Samara Link said...

I was actually wondering if you might post one of these on Etsy as I was reading the post, and then I found out you were doing a giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity to win. This is so cute! Looks like it was a fair amount of work. It's so nice of you to share one. Thanks!

6:24 AM  
Blogger Sweet Simplicity said...

This is so adorable! It would be perfect hanging from the mantle!

11:26 AM  
Blogger kellybelly said...

Super cute! My kiddos at school would go crazy for the hearts.

3:58 PM  

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