Yarn-wrapped heart garland for Valentine's Day

Feb 5, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET

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.

Heart garland | Sheknows.com - Final Product

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

Heart garland | Sheknows.com - Supplies

Supplies:

  • Floral wire
  • Cotton yarn
  • Scissors

Directions:

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Step one

Heart garland | Sheknows.com - step one

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

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Step two

Heart garland | Sheknows.com - step two

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

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Step three

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

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Step four

Heart garland | Sheknows.com - step 4

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.

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Step five

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

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Step six

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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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