DIY Valentine's Day Garland

7 Materials
$15
15 Minutes
Easy

Dress up that plain mantle for Valentine's Day by turning heart-shaped cards into the perfect Valentine's Day Garland with the help of the Cricut Maker!

I wanna be that cool chick who decorates my mantel for every holiday - but Valentine's Day always had me stumped. Until I came across some heart shaped cards from Michaels! I grabbed a few packs, turned on my Cricut Maker, and in less than 15 minutes I had a DIY Valentine's Day garland that I'm proud to display!

Here are the supplies you will need:

  • Recollections Heart Cards and Envelopes from Michaels
  • Cricut machine - I used the Maker but this could be done with any of the Explore machines as well!
  • Xyron Mega Runner
  • twine
  • scissors
  • white glitter cardstock (not pictured)
  • foam dots (not pictured)

Step 1: Open the card and lay the twine across the fold.

Step 2: Use your Mega Runner to apply some adhesive at the top of the heart and at the bottom.

Step 3: Fold the card closed.

Step 4: Cut your XO images from glitter cardstock (to see the exact file that I used in Design Space, please visit my blog).

Step 5: Add foam tape to the back of each letter and adhere.

And voila! In 5 simple steps and in less than 15 minutes, you can make your own festive Valentine's Day Garland that can be displayed anywhere in your home!


To get more project inspiration for your home and to learn more about the products used in this project, stop by my blog!

Resources for this project:

Recollections Heart Cards and Envelopes
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Beth Kingston
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  • Sidney Rippy McLaughlin Sidney Rippy McLaughlin on Jan 05, 2021

    I wondered about the tassels and Pom-poms, but you have three separate garlands layered there... right?

    it looks very cute.

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