DIY candy heart valentine wreath tutorial

Feb 5, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. ET
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Candy hearts are a quintessential part of Valentine's Day, so why not add them to your decor? Kids will love putting together this cute candy heart wreath, and they'll probably enjoy snacking on the candy while you make it, too.

Supplies:

Candy heart wreath supplies

  • Wooden heart
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Glue
  • Large candy hearts
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors

Directions:

1. Paint the heart

Candy heart wreath step 1

Cover the front and the back of the wooden heart with a coat of pink or red craft paint, then let it dry.

2. Glue the hearts

Candy heart wreath step 2

Starting in the center of the wooden heart, start gluing the candy hearts to the wood.

3. Keep adding hearts

Candy heart wreath step 3

Keep gluing hearts to the wood until the entire wooden heart is filled. Leave the heart to sit on a flat surface until the glue has dried completely.

4. Add a ribbon and hang

Candy heart Valentine's Day wreath

Once the glue has dried under the candy hearts, flip the heart over and glue a piece of ribbon to the back. Tie a bow in the ribbon and hang your new candy heart Valentine's Day wreath.

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