I had a bunch of pink felt left over from Christmas (I don't even KNOW why I had so much pink felt--I have no idea what I was going to make from it but when that fleeting idea paraded through my brain I probably thought it was going to be spectacular, if anything made from cheap-o acrylic felt can be spectacular). I didn't feel like doing anything requiring much thinking this past week, so I borrowed this idea and made my own version.
I only needed 4 sheets of felt (a red, a dark pink, a light pink, and a white) to get 99 hearts of just the right size for this. There should have been 100 but somehow I goofed and the red was shorted by one. It took maybe an hour to cut all of these out (I freehand terribly so I used a template from Google Images shrunk to the size (roughly 2 inches high and wide) I wanted as a guide), and about ten minutes to sew them all together.
I went from the dip in the heart to the point, instead of point-first. The first few are a little further apart then the rest because it took a few to find my groove to chain-stitch them together. I dig it big time:
Apologies for the blech lighting. We've been having ice, snow, rain and gloomy days. And when there's sunshine--my camera battery needs charging. Anybody else not feel like going to work tomorrow? Back soon, lovelies--I've been practicing my quilting! Ta for now!
I am so jealous, this is adorable! Can't wait to see your quilting project.ReplyDelete
That's adorable! I love all things felt!ReplyDelete
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Super cute! Thanks for linking up at Deck The Halls!ReplyDelete
Have a great week!
Very cute and very clever!!!! Love it!ReplyDelete
Very cute & a great idea...you should link up to my party :)ReplyDelete
Ohh I really like this! I have just had a delivery of felt too and am dying to use it up now!ReplyDelete
I am feeling the love here. :) Love what you've done to the place. :)ReplyDelete
Gorgeous! And simple!ReplyDelete
So light and cheery!ReplyDelete
Another winner, dear Bethany!
I have passed on 'The stylish blog' award to you, details are on my latest post.ReplyDelete
That is so sweet! I love it and I think I can tackle this one. Thanks!ReplyDelete
Very pretty! I wish I had some pink and red felt laying around right nowReplyDelete
Adorable!! Just thinking of cutting all those hearts make my hands hurt.... But so worth it.ReplyDelete
Stoppin by from Get Your Craft on link up, so cute! Thanks for the idea:)ReplyDelete
Absolutely adorable! Love the simplicity of it.ReplyDelete
Love it! It's so simple but really cute.ReplyDelete
this is really sweet. perfect for valentine love. I heart it!ReplyDelete
That is ridiculously cute! I completely love that you took stuff you had and made something so fun. I bet it cost you all of a dollar fifty too. LOVE this idea.ReplyDelete
My first time finding you from Today's Creative Blog. Good stuff.
So cute! I love all the colors.ReplyDelete
this is ADORABLE!!! I am hosting a Valentines day PJ party and I am going to HAVE to make this...unfortunately I have no felt at home, Michaels here I come!!!ReplyDelete
Really cute and simple too...my kind of craft! I love handmade garland and this is just great!ReplyDelete
This is darling! I don't know if I'd have the patience to cut all those out... but the end result is cute!ReplyDelete
SUPER cute, quick and easy! Love it! Fab job!ReplyDelete
You should come link this up to my weekly Thursday through Sunday Making It With Allie Link Party! I think it would make a Fabulous addition!
This is sooo adorable! Love that you made it out of your leftovers! Hope you will share with my Pink Hippo Party @ http://pinkapotamus.blogspot.com/2011/01/pink-hippo-party-lucky-13.htmlReplyDelete
Wow this is so cute!! Thanks for sharingReplyDelete
Your garland it too cute!! :)ReplyDelete
very nice! I am going to try this in the next few days.Thanks for sharing,AmyReplyDelete
I just love this!ReplyDelete
Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can't wait to see what you have for next week!
Hi! I'm featuring you tomorrow over at Singing Three Little Birds. Thanks for linking up this week! Hope you'll come again!ReplyDelete
This is so cute! I want to make my daughter a necklace like this! Thanks for coming link up!ReplyDelete
So very cute! I love it!ReplyDelete
This is WAY adorable!!! Completely cute. Thanks for sharing!ReplyDelete
Holy smokes that is cute! At first the thought of cutting all those out seemed too much, but an hour? I could do that... I will do that! Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
i love this garland :) looks like you may have used red thread??ReplyDelete
also, about what size in inches are the hearts? thank you !
So cute! It'd be great if you'd enter it for my Valentine's Day Challenge going on now!ReplyDelete
This is so cute even if it is made from cheap-o felt.ReplyDelete
I am definitely putting this in my Inspiration Folder. I love the garland! I made some stars from paper, once like this. The felt hearts are perfect! I'm voting for you in the Valentines Challenge at Life of BLiss. ;o) ooxxReplyDelete
What a great idea - and super easy, just what I look for in a craft! Thank you for coming and linking up to Fantastic Friday!ReplyDelete