Glitter and Jute 3 Valentine Hearts Decorative Board

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One of my favorite things is to turn trash into treasures.  Don’t  spend a lot of money on craft supplies or decorations!  Finding a creative way to reuse items that are being thrown away is actually really fun.  Several friends and family members know that I am like this and often coming bearing gifts of items they are throwing away.  My sister recently gave me a large box of scrap wood pieces leftover from building her basement.  There was 2 pieces of finishing wood in this box cut at 4 1/2″ by 16″.  Don’t you just Love it when the work of cutting the wood is already done for you?  Because you can get right to the project. Follow this tutorial on how to make your own Glitter and Jute Valentine’s board.

jute hearts

To create your own Glitter and Jute 3 Valentine Hearts Decorative Board you will need:

Wood cut to 4 1/2″ by 16″

Gold glitter paint

Pink and white paint

Pink and white glitter

jute rope

hot glue sticks

hot glue gun

paint brushes

personal cutting machine

contact paper (to create heart templates)

Follow the step by step instructions below or watch the DIY video tutorial.

First of all, Start by painting your wood board with gold glitter paint.

jute heart gold paint

In the Second place, while the board is drying, create a template with 3 hearts that each measure 4″ tall by 3 1/2″ wide.  Cut the heart template using your personal cutting machine.

Jute heart template

Next you will want to center and Align the heart templates down the center of your your gold Glitter and Jute board.

jute heart templates

Make sure that the paint underneath is dry before you paint the center heart white. Add white or clear glitter to the whit wet paint.  Also paint the 2 remaining hearts pink and add pink glitter while the paint is wet.

jute heart pink paint

jute heart glitter

Finally, peel off the heart templates while the paint and glitter are still wet and tacky. Allow time for the painted and glittered hearts to dry. In addition you will want to hot glue jute rope around each heart.

jute heart glue


What kind of items do your turn from trash to treasure?

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