DIY Driftwood Heart Wreath

4 Materials
$14
2 Hours
Medium

I've seen these cute driftwood heart wreaths on etsy and pinterest and thought they would make the perfect project for Valentine's Day.Here is how I did it.

Step 1, Purchase Driftwood...

I don't have my own personal collection of driftwood from the beaches where I live (I DO have endless shells), so I had to buy it from Hobby Lobby. I bought 4 bags. They were $3.49 each bag (it is even less expensive online). If you have a collection of driftwood, then use that instead!

Step 2, Cut out a Heart Shape...

I used cardboard and a knife to cut out a heart outline. I didn't care that it wasn't perfect since I would be covering it up with driftwood.

Step 3, Start arranging the driftwood...

Before I glued anything to the cardboard I separated the pieces of wood by size into piles. Then I began to arrange them on the cardboard so I could get a basic idea of how it would look. Once I was satisfied, I began gluing them to the cardboard. You do end up rearranging a bit as you glue. I continued to glue pieces until I liked the way it looked. Be sure you have a lot of glue sticks on hand because you use a LOT of them.

Step 4, Hang and Enjoy...

I glued a piece of twine rope to the back to hang it up, then put it on our front screen door.
Any price and availability information displayed on [relevant Amazon Site(s), as applicable] at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.
Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. More info

Top Hometalk Projects

If Your Stairway Walls Are Empty, Here Are 25 Ways To Change Them Now!
29 Of The Best DIY Mirror Projects Ever Made
21 Totally Terrific Things You Can Do With Doilies
21 Totally Terrific Things You Can Do With Doilies
16 Creative Ways To Upcycle Pallets
30 Unusual & Helpful Gardening Tips You'll Want To Know
15 Fabulous Fire Pits For Your Backyard
29 Of The Best DIY Mirror Projects Ever Made
15 Genius Curtain Ideas To Instantly Upgrade Your Space
18 Adorable Bird Feeders You'll Want To Make Right Now
27 Gorgeous Update Ideas For Your Bedroom
31 American Flag Ideas That Will Fill You With Pride
29 Of The Best DIY Mirror Projects Ever Made
31 Coastal Decor Ideas Perfect For Your Home
30 Essential Hacks For Cleaning Around Your Home
The House house

Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

Go

Have a question about this project?

Join the conversation

2 of 25 comments
  • Jill Fowler
    on Feb 20, 2020

    Yes ! Great idea , just trimmed my birch tree and will cut small branches to glue to heart! Gave me inspiration !

  • Stephania
    on Feb 20, 2020

    Wow 💕💫!...Beautiful & so simple!

Your comment...