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DIY LOVE Wall Hanging

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Valentine's Day will be here before you know it. This month, we have this adorable DIY that you can easily make. Look how vibrant the fabrics are and how great it turned out!

DIY LOVE Wall Hanging

Materials

  • Waverly Fabrics in 3 different prints
  • 5″ MDF Letters L-O-V-E
  • Waverly High Gloss Multi-Surface Indoor/Outdoor Acrylic Paint in Crimson
  • Waverly Metallic Multi-Surface Indoor/Outdoor Acrylic Paint in Silver
  • 5/8″ Waverly Ribbon
  • Hot Glue
  • White Glue
  • Paint Brush
  • Pencil
  • Scissors

Directions

  1. Place your fabric, wrong side up, on a flat surface. Place your letters, wrong side up, on the fabric and use a pencil to trace the letter onto the fabric. Repeat with all letters, varying fabric for each letter if desired.
  2. Paint the back and sides of the letters in the colors you desire. Let dry completely.
  3. Use scissors to cut out the letters from the fabric. Cut just inside the pencil line.
  4. Adhere the fabric to the front of the letters by adding some white glue to the front of the letter. Smooth the glue with a paint brush and work in small sections. For example, glue the top of the L letter and then continue to add glue to the bottom. Repeat until all letters are covered with fabric and smooth them gently with your finger to remove any ripples. Let dry.
  5. Once your letters are dry, lay them on a table and cut small pieces of ribbon to connect the letters together. Adhere the ribbon to the back of the letters with hot glue. You can see I used two pieces to connect the O and V.
  6. Cut a small piece of ribbon and wrap it around to create a loop. Secure with hot glue for the hanging hook at the top. Make a bow out of another piece of ribbon and affix the hanging loop and bow to the top of the letter with hot glue. Let set and hang.

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  1. This is TOO CUTE! I love how simple it is to make, and how fancy it looks when you’re done! Great idea!

  2. I love the way this look at how easy it is! It’s something that I could do without too much work involved. I am not the most creative person in the world so I love the ideas like this that are easy to do.

  3. Jennifer

    Ok that is ADORABLE. I love how easy these are to create. I am going to have to try to make this, maybe with the kids. Perfect for Valentine’s Day!

  4. This is SUPER cute and festive! My girl will want to make this.

  5. That is super cute. I love the ribbon you used!

  6. This is really a cute idea! I would love to have one in our home!

  7. TColeman

    This is so cute! It looks like it would have taken forever but really it is quite simple.

  8. My goodness – this is so cute! I don’t have any door hangers for Valentine’s Day but can totally do this!! Thanks for sharing! 

  9. Aww, this is so sweet! It looks awesome on your door. I think the fabric you used was really pretty!

  10. Kathy

    This turned out really nice. It would be perfect to hang up during Valentines. What a great idea! I’d actually leave this up all year round.

  11. Ann Bacciaglia

    I am always looking for a fun project to do on weekends. I will have to get what I need to make this. I love decor like this.

  12. Claudia Krusch

    This is going to look fantastic in my front hallway. I am excited to make one this weekend. I already have everything I need to do it.

  13. I am looking forward to making this for a friend of mine. We were just talking about looking for a few decorations we could make for her new home.

  14. Jonna

    This is so cute! I love the prints that you put on it. Looks easy enough that even I could attempt it. Thanks for the tutorial!!

  15. Kassandra

    This is so cute and super easy! I would display this year round.

  16. What a cute idea! So easy to do for any word, but I love the fabrics you chose.

  17. I love this! It is so super cute for Valentine’s Day! And the kids would love to help make one!

  18. Angela

    This is so cute! It’s a gift I could give for Valentine’s Day that can be enjoyed year round.

  19. I really like this idea. It looks quite easy to do and it’s super cute.

  20. This is the perfect craft for Valentine’s Day! And I love how sleek and professionally made it looks! Thanks for the crafty inspiration !

  21. Our door is so empty that this Valentine’s ornaent would be perfect! We love to celebrate every holiday, so this woll give us a head start on other holiday celebrations! And it looks so easy to do! Thanks!

  22. Reesa Lewandowski

    This is so pretty! I love doing projects like this!

  23. Pam

    This is super cute. I would love to hang it on my front door!

  24. Meagan

    This is just too cute. My daughter would love to make this.

  25. Love this fun decor idea (pun intended!) It’s neat that you could personalize the fabric and paint options to suit any style too.

  26. What a cool door decoration this would make. This is good not just for Valentine’s Day, but for practically any holiday you could imagine. I am envisioning a red, white and blue “USA” hanging for the 4th of July!

  27. This would be a nice wall decor not only for Valentines but for the whole year round. If my daughter was still young, I would hang this in her bedroom wall.

  28. This would make a lovely craft for your children to wake up to. Love this!

  29. Robin Rue

    I love the look of this! My kids are always looking for easy crafts and I think we could do this together.

  30. This is so cute and very easy to make! I can’t wait to make one with my kids!

  31. I really like this art project.
    It is such a colorful product and you lay out the steps to creating it in such a thoughtful manner.

  32. I really like the effect that the fabric has on the shape of the letters. The different fabrics and colors that you used amp up that effect even more. Great job!

  33. I love that project so much! I love a down home feel that a project like that brings to the home.

  34. Jrnn

    What a great idea.  I love how simple it is and how beautiful it is   This would make a great decoration. And reminder all year long

  35. Can you believe I barely decorated for Valentine’s Day this year? I feel sad that it’s next week & it’s pretty bare in here. Need to make one of these to add some flair.

  36. Rosey

    You did a great job making it look so professional and polished!! I’d love to have this hanging on my wall!

  37. I just love easy, fun crafts like this. Super cute and easy to do.

  38. Our Family World

    This is lovely! I will be proud to hang it if I will do this!

  39. My Teen Guide

    Wow. It looks like an expert made it. It’s really beautiful!

  40. This looks like a fun craft. I know my daughter would enjoy making this one with me!

  41. Love this. I’m decorating my office and this will be a cute addition. – yolonda

  42. Amy Desrosiers

    This is a really cute decor idea. I think my girls would enjoy making this with me.

  43. This is so pretty! Definitely, something I would like to hang in my home office.

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