Making a Valentine Wreath

christmascandyFebruary 10, 2013

I made a wreath for Valentine's Day using a styrofoam packing circle I salvaged from an electronic device we purchased, a foam valentine kit and other valentine items I bought on clearance after the holiday last year.

I glued and stapled some red glitter wire edged ribbon to a styrofoam packing circle I salvaged out of a box of something we bought.

After finishing the gluing and stapling:

The foam valentines had additional foam sticker pieces that could be placed on the valentines in any way. I also bought a spool of ribbon to make the bow and the samll hearts and sayings at Michaels 90% off after V Day last year.

The final product:

All the heart and saying pieces are glittered and balsa wood. Since it is styrofoam, foam, and balsa, it is very light weight.

I was inspired by a wreath made using vintage valentines that I saw last year.

Happy Valentine's Day everybody,

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Very sweet!

    Bookmark   February 10, 2013 at 8:13PM
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Marlene Kindred

Your wreath turned out beautifully! Love the design! Thanks for showing us the steps you took to make it too.

    Bookmark   February 10, 2013 at 9:20PM
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You are such a creative soul!
What a teriffic idea and it turned out beautiful.
I love all the elements you used and the fact that you bought them at clearance prices...Very Sweet!!

    Bookmark   February 10, 2013 at 9:43PM
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That turned out wonderful, Candy! I am always amazed at your creativity.

hugs, Karen

"I don't understand why Cupid was chosen to represent Valentine's Day. When I think about romance, the last thing on my mind is a short, chubby toddler coming at me with a weapon."

    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 4:55AM
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Your wreath is terrific! You really are creative.
TFS, Candy

    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 8:03AM
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Candy, your Valentine wreath is beautiful. Always fun to make things when the price is right! You do such an amazing job making your bows. Love the colors on the ribbon. The pretty red glitter heart in the center states it perfectly, SWEET!

Stay safe and warm.


    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 10:13AM
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Very creative, candy! Love that ribbon & how you attached it ...& great w/the valentines & glittery hearts! Lookin' good for Val day! TFS! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   February 11, 2013 at 5:04PM
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Really cute wreath, Candy!

    Bookmark   February 14, 2013 at 1:47PM
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