I am such a sucker for ALL of the Holidays, especially the ones that involve CANDY! Fun and whimsical, this Conversation Candy Heart Banner is sweet but won’t pack on the pounds! Create your very own personalized messages to show your friends and family how you really feel! Quick and easy to complete in just about 30 minutes.
A Valentine’s Day Conversation Candy Heart Banner
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Here’s what you will need to create a Candy Heart Banner:
- Kunin Classics™ Felt 9” x 12” Craft Cuts – Baby Pink, Lemon Yellow, Peach, Minty, Baby Blue and Red (one each)
- Kunin Premium™ Felt Yardage – White (1/2 Yard)
- Tombow MONO Drawing Pencil 4H grade
- MONOTWIN Permanent Marker from Tombow
- JOY SA Iron On Embroidered Letters – Red, 1” Block
- Trims – Ball Fringe, 5/8” Red and White and Ric Rac, 5/8” Medium Red
- Scissors Straight – I love my Fiskars!
- Fiskars Pinking Shears – Scalloped
- Plain Paper
- Craft Iron
- Glue Gun and Glue Sticks
Here’s how to make a Conversation Heart Banner:
Draw a heart on plain paper with a pencil. Cut out then trace onto Kunin Classic™ Felt Baby Pink, Lemon Yellow, Peach, Minty and Baby Blue with a permanent marker. Cut out with scissors. Layout the red letters first and then create your heart shape to the correct size.
TIP: Remember to cut inside the lines so that you have a clean, finished project.
Select messages then pop out letters from JOY SA Iron-On and Embroidered letter sheet. Line up on hearts and iron on according to package directions.
Draw a rectangle 5” wide by 8 ½” tall on plain paper. Then measure 2 ½” to the center and 1 ½” up from the bottom. Draw lines from the center point to both bottom edges. Cut out the banner shape. Then cut five (5) banners from Kunin Premium™ Felt White. Attach conversation hearts to banners with hot glue.
Measure and cut five (5) rectangles 5” wide by ½” tall from Kunin Classic™ Felt Red, then cut out. Trim one long edge on each rectangle with scallop scissors. Attach to the top of each banner with hot glue. Flip banners over and embellish with Expo International Red Ric Rac. Line banners up on your work surface and attach Expo International White Ball Fringe across the top with hot glue.
Here is a close up of the mint green LOVE YOU banner:
I hope you will use my Conversation Candy Heart Banner as a jumping-off point to showcase your creativity and make some Valentine’s Day home decor! Swap out the colors and messages for a custom creation! Hang on your mantel with some extra Red Ball Fringe for a finished look!
Felt is an easy, versatile and forgiving medium that allows you to create affordable but trendy projects whether you are a beginner or an expert crafter!
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