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Saturday, January 4, 2014

Valentines Day Wreath

Make this cute valentine day wreath. Even little hands can help. Create whatever message you want on the little hearts making this a fun and creative craft for the day of love.

9" dinner plate or paper plate
Recycled cereal box or other thin cardboard
Heart pattern
Construction paper: pink, purple, red, and blue
Markers, crayons or paint pens
Glue sticks
Yarn for hanger (optional) 

Trace around the 9" plate onto the cardboard.  Use your pen or pencil to draw another circle inside that one, about an inch away from the outside circle. Cut out the circle and the center of the circle to create a cardboard wreath base. Fold a piece of scrap paper in half. Using the heart pattern line up the fold line of the scrap paper with the dotted line of the pattern. Cut out the shape so that when you open it, you have a heart shape. Fold the short end of a piece of construction paper up about 3 inches. Place the folded heart around the folded paper and trace the half heart shape into the paper. You should be able to fit three hearts on the paper. Repeat this step for each colored piece of paper; you will have a total of 12 hearts. Cut out all the hearts and flatten out the creases so that the hearts lay flat. Using markers, crayons, or paint pens, write conversation candy phrases on the hearts such as "LOVE", "HUBBA HUBBA", "SWEET", "LOVE", "BE MINE", "KISS" and "PAL".

craft source Kaboose shared at
happiness is homemade
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