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Yarn-wrapped heart garland for Valentine's Day

Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

Pretty DIY Valentine's Day decor

Handmade decorations make any holiday extra special for kids, and this DIY Valentine's Day garland is no exception. Gather the kids and put together this easy yarn-wrapped heart garland that every member of the family can help create.

Pretty DIY Valentine's Day decor

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and your kids will love getting in the spirit with this fun and easy garland craft.

Pretty DIY Valentine's Day decor


  • Floral wire
  • Cotton yarn
  • Scissors



Step one

Pretty DIY Valentine's Day decor

Take a piece of floral wire and bend it into a "v" shape.


Step two

Pretty DIY Valentine's Day decor

Carefully bend the floral wire to form the shape of a heart.


Step three

Pretty DIY Valentine's Day decor

Wrap the yarn tightly all the way around the wire heart.


Step four

Pretty DIY Valentine's Day decor

Next, wrap the yarn back and forth across the opening of the heart. When you reach the end, tie a knot in the yarn around the wire and cut off any excess yarn.


Step five

Pretty DIY Valentine's Day decor

Cut a short piece of yarn and slide it through the heart. Tie a knot in the yarn.


Step six

Pretty DIY Valentine's Day decor

Make at least 6 wire hearts — more if you would like a longer garland. Cut a long piece of yarn and feed the yarn through the loops on the hearts, then your garland is ready to hang!

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