Saturday, January 14, 2017

Handcrafted Rustic Wire Heart Garland

Get in the Valentine's Day spirit by decorating your home with a rustic wire valentine heart garland.  Just transform rustic wire into something really sweet by making adorable hearts!  And they're handcrafted so no two hearts are shaped alike. In fact, when making, have fun shaping the hearts in whimsical designs and then add a bit of glitz by connecting with small red rhinestone hearts!

To make, you'll need:
Rustic wire
Flexible measuring tape
Wire cutter
Red rhinestone hearts
Hot glue

Since the rustic wire is already curved, simply lift up the wire from the roll, and cut off about 12 inches.

Then bend the wire in half, pinching into a point.

Next, easily shape the ends to form a heart, adding a dab of hot glue to connect.

 So easy, peasy!

 Continue making as many hearts as desired, connecting sides with dabs of glue.

Then place a dab of glue on the back of the rhinestone hearts and attach between the wire hearts where connected.

 Have fun displaying your garland on the mantel, door, wall, or anywhere your heart desires!

So simple and quite easy to make!
I'm participating in a Valentine's Link Party where I'm sharing this project.  And you're invited to join us and link up your new and old creative Valentine's ideas, too!

BTW, if you're looking for a deal at Oriental Trading - especially with their awesome Valentine specials and treats, visit their coupon page for the latest in sales.

Thanks for stopping by

and take a little time to enjoy -

Happy Crafting!


  1. That is adorable! I love the simplicity and how easy it is to create!

  2. How fun! I love the rustic look of this.

  3. Gail I didn't know that such a thing as rustic wire existed. This is the answer to our dreams. Haha! Your garland is beautiful and so easy to make. Where did you find that wire?

  4. Hobby Lobby sells the rustic wire. Look in the floral section I think.

  5. Oh, my word! How CUTE is that garland?! I love the rustic look! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  6. Gail, This is adorable! I love the look and using the beads to attach the hearts adds just the right touch for a lovely Valentine's Day garland! Thanks for the inspiration!

  7. That just gorgeous Gail. Rustic simplicity at it's very best and it makes such a gorgeous statement too. It's lovely.

  8. Me gusta muchisimo esa guirnalda, me parece bonita y muy original.

  9. WOW this is super cool indeed....I love the fresh ideas you share love this one!!!
    Dr Sonia

  10. This is so pretty. I love the rustic wire and how the red hearts add a little sparkle.

  11. This is so cute!

    I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks:

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

  12. Very cool heart garland, Gail. LOVE your crafting ability. Your friend, Linda @Crafts a la mode Pinned and featured this week. :)

  13. I love the rustic look. It reminds me of home.

  14. This is simply beautiful. Pinned!


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