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Tag Archives: Heart (symbol)

Handmade Button Heart Decoration

4 Aug

My friend bought me this cute heart decoration for my birthday which gave me the idea to attempt to make my own. I also had some cream buttons that were perfect for this project.
button heart decoration
I started by feeding the buttons onto thin wire. Feeding the wire through the holes or through the loop depending on the button type.
button love heart decoration
I then fed a strip of galvanised wire through the back of the looped buttons to give structure to the decoration and make it easier to bend into a sturdy shape.
button heart decoration
I then attached the two ends of the galvanised wire by twisting the ends together. Once the wires were secured I bent the wire into a heart shape.

To make the decoration even sturdier I took some of the thinner wire and wrapped it between each button to secure them further to the galvanised wire. To finish I attached some beige ribbon to the back of the heart decoration and completed with a bow.

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Valentine’s Day Handmade Gift Ideas…

11 Feb

Valentine’s day is fast approaching so I’ve been searching for some handmade gifts and ideas which I can make over the weekend! I’ve pinned some ideas to my pinterest board but here are my favourite diy valentine gifts so far…

handmade valentine gifts

1. Antique style valentine puzzle purse.

2. Valentine love heart candle lanterns.

3.Tiny love heart garland.

4. Doilie love heart sweets.

5. Arrow cupcakes.

6. Love heart paper clips.

7. Small love hearts framed.

8. Heart wreath.

9. Love heart bookmarks.

10. Button love heart framed.