Tutorial + How-to 10 Recycled Valentine Decorations

Published on February 1st, 2013 | by Bonnie Getchell

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Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day “Wreath”

Eco-Friendly Valentine's Day Wreath

You all know that I love creating “wreaths” from picture frames, so why not apply the same concept to a Valentine’s Day wreath?

What you will need:

1. An empty picture frame

2. Book pages or other recycled paper

3. Scissors

4. A pink crayon

5. Tape

6. Twine. If you can, use hemp twine.

How To Do It:

1. Using your recycled paper, cut out triangles to form the “love” bunting. I cut mine exactly how I cut mine in the Happy New Year Banner post.

2. Write the letters “l-o-v-e” on each triangle.

Eco-Friendly Valentine's Day Wreath

3. Then, color each triangle pink.

4. Attach your triangles to your twine using glue or tape. Again, please check out the Happy New Year Banner post to see how I attached them.

5. Tape your twine to your frame, allowing the triangles to hang.

6. You can also cut a large heart out of your recycled paper to add to the bottom.

Wasn’t that simple? What are you making for Valentine’s Day? Share your projects with us in the comment section below or in our Green Crafts Showcase.


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Hello! I'm Bonnie -- a craft nerd, musician, writer, furniture and vintage lover, crafter, and diyer! If you would like to learn more about me, I also have my own blog, Revolutionaries, where I write about more craft projects, furniture redos, and my faith! You can also find me on , Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.



4 Responses to Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day “Wreath”

  1. I love this! I love how you can use that frame and make lots of “wreaths” with it, just by changing the inside! So cute (and green . . . or should I say red?)!

  2. Rena Nicole says:

    I just love green DIYs, green crafts, green art and everything else along that line. This one is really great. Simple yet very classy and beautiful.

  3. Pingback: Valentine’s Day Crafts: DIY Recycled Wreath | hometips.co.za

  4. Pingback: 10 Stash-Busting Valentine’s Day Wreaths | KM Crafts

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