The Cute Wooden Craft: Make a chain of Hearts

Published: 24th March 2010
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Everyone loves heart-shaped decorations. This wood craft can be hung on a door or as part of a wall display. You can make it clear for a look natural. The string of hearts wooden handicraft fits well with country style furniture.

To make the chain of hearts, you must cut of 5 wooden heart waiting approximately three inches wide, a drill with an eighth inch bit and a quarter inch bit, a small amount of raffia, two m 1 -1 / 2 inch wide soft ribbon, two large beads of wood, and acrylic paints in the colors you want. The tape and accounts scema must match the color you want. Plaid ribbons are particularly effective. The string of hearts has five hearts side by side together with small raffia ties.

The hearts of first and last is the nervous wide ribbon through a hole on each side and an account posted on the tape. The ribbon is knotted at the ends too, making a loop of tape on each end that can fit on a nail for hanging.

The first step in making the wooden handicraft is to drill a small hole in each side of the heart. Two holes were made with a quarter inch bit, and the other holes are made with 1 bit / 8 inch. Paint the hearts with the acrylic paint in the colors you want. Acrylic paints are the small bottles of craft paint that are sold in 2-ounce bottles in a wide variety of colors. Sometimes you can buy very cheap. Tempera work if you cannot get acrylic paints. Another idea is to spray paint, especially if you want to use a metallic color.

When the paint dries, tie the hearts together with raffia. To do this, cut four 10-inch lengths of raffia. The thread of raffia down into a hole and the hole in the heart next to that was next to the other. The raffia should be tied in a clean arc at the top of the provision. Do the same between the rest of the hearts so that all the small raffia bows on top? Trim the raffia ends if necessary.

Through each of the holes out a thread of the ribbons. Pull the ribbon through until the ends are even. Thread the large bead at both ends and slide it until near the heart. Trim the ends of the decorative ribbon and knot them. Repeat on the other side to complete the wooden handicraft. Now hang the string of hearts wherever desired for a cheerful decoration. A wooden craft like this make a great gift for someone special.



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