DIY Valentine’s Day Wreath – A Love for Craft campaign

February 7, 2016


Do you love getting crafty? Us too!

There is a fabulous new campaign called ‘A Love for Craft’ being run over at Go Cable Ties. The idea is to help inspire us to get crafty and add a bit of sparkle to our home for this Valentine’s, a day that can often be overlooked after the magic of Christmas and the eager anticipation of Easter (mmmm chocolate eggs!).

Luckily for us they have gathered some super-easy projects here on their Pinterest board.

And….. you will never guess what…. I was challenged to take part in their ‘A love for craft – Valentine’s Challenge’!

Here’s how I got on.

My challenge was to get into the spirit of Valentine’s Day by making this beautiful DIY wreath.


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Looks fabulous don’t you think? That’s the picture I was sent of what I would be making. Hmmmm… yes, this definitely does look like quite a challenge!

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Over the week gocableties sent me everything I needed to make the stunning wreath;

– a styrofoam heart

– lots of red felt

– some pins

– a ribbon for hanging




To be honest, before I got started this was me….


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However, it’s amazing how easy this project actually is and the results are oh so pretty!

To begin with, I used a small drinking glass to mark out a load of circles on the red felt and then cut them out.

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Then to create a petal effect, I took a circle and folded it in half and then in half again. I secured the petal by pushing a pin through the bottom and then pinned it to the styrofoam heart.

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 I did this until the front of the styrofoam heart was completely covered, then lastly I attached the ribbon to the back of the wreath for hanging.


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Here it is… what do you think?


Don’t forget to check out ‘A Love for Craft’ campaign where you can join in with the Valentine’s challenge.

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10 responses to “DIY Valentine’s Day Wreath – A Love for Craft campaign”

  1. This is great!! Your picture of the finished project looks almost identical to the brief picture – well done!

  2. What a simple craft with a beautiful finish, I thought it would be really complex so I nearly came off your page thinking I could never do that! I love it and it really looks like something I may be able to do! #HowtoSunday

  3. Edward says:

    That looks really nice. Sounds very easy to make as well.

  4. This looks amazing! I can’t believe it actually sounds easy to make too! (This is not a combination which happens often in my experience, lol.) x #marvmondays

  5. So effective yet simple. I love it. I’m a bit heart obsessed to be honest and love a heart wreath. I can see me trying this out….

    I really love your pictures too lovely. They add something special to your posts xx

  6. Looks beautiful and quite good fun! X

  7. reimerandruby says:

    Wow! That looks amazing and it looks so easy to make too… Thanks for sharing! #abitofeverything

  8. Jenny says:

    It looks wonderful! I love that it looks so professional, a perfect Valentine decoration and you make it look so easy! Thanks so much for linking up to #HowtoSunday 🙂 x

  9. agentspitback says:

    Absolutely gorgeous! Love it! Thanks for sharing with #abitofeverything

  10. Thats so pretty, and suprisingly easy too! My little one loves craft activities and I have to admit, im not so good on the creative/craft side of things so an activity like this would be pefect for me 😉 Thanks for the inspiration and for linking up to #MarvMondays. Emily

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