Embroidery Hoop Art for Valentine’s Day

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This easy DIY embroidery hoop art for Valentine’s Day is perfect for anyone who wants add a little pop of love in their decorating.  The hoops can be found in plastic like the one pictured or you can paint a wood one.

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What you need!
Embroidery hoop
Pink felt
Scissors
Wood love
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Pink, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.
Mod Podge ® Rocks! Peel & Stick Stencils – Tangier
Mod Podge ® Podgeable Glitters
Spouncer paintbrush
Soft loose bristle paintbrush
Hot glue
Paper flowers

1. Cut a piece of felt to fit inside of an embroidery hoop. Position into the hoop and trim away any excess from the back.

2. Paint the wood letters with Pink paint. Use two coats. Allow to dry.

3. Position the stencil onto the painted letters. Dip the end of the spouncer into Mod Podge and tap the Mod Podge onto the painted letters, over the stencil so that the open areas are covered with Mod Podge. Remove the stencil and set aside. (After glittering, wash the stencil and replace on the carrier sheet.)

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4. Poof the gold glitter onto the Mod Podged areas of the painted letters. Allow to dry. Once dry, dry brush the letters with a soft paintbrush to remove the excess glitter.

5. Hot glue the painted letters and paper flowers to the felt.

TIP: For an all over glittered letter, omit the stencil and cover the top of the letter with Mod Podge. Poof glitter over the entire top of the letters.

Craft This: Thankful Art Canvas and Rustic Paper Flowers

 I’m thankful for so many things this year….one of them being creativity!

This project was designed for Plaid.  For more crafty ideas… check out all of our Plaid projects here and visit our “All About Cathie and Steve” board at Pinterest.

Colors Used:
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Pumpkin, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Orange, 5 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – French Vanilla, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Tangerine, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Coffee Bean, 2 oz.

Paintbrushes Used:
Stipple Paintbrush
Small Detail Spouncer
Foam Paintbrush

Other Supplies:
Hot Glue Gun Helpers
Square Canvas
Low Tac painters tape
Scrapbook Papers
Book Pages
Hot Glue Gun and Sticks
Rhinestone
Green and Brown Ribbons
Stocker – Rhinestone Thankful Word

Instructions:

Paint the canvas with Pumpkin paint. Dip the stipple brush into the Tangerine paint, tap the bush over the canvas to make a mottled look. Dip the same brush into Orange Extreme Glitter, tap onto the canvas in a random fashion. Allow to dry.

Tape off the lower section of the canvas with low tac tape. Paint the lower section French Vanilla. Allow to dry and remove the tape.

Dip the spouncer into Coffee Bean paint, tap off the excess and paint dots were the two colors meet.

Make a flower by tearing scrapbook paper into random sized circles. Crinkle the circles. Hot glue the circles together beginning with the large one on the bottom. Glue a gem to the center. Cut the book pages into leaf shapes. Glue ribbon tabs and paper leaves around the flower.

Glue ribbon to form a stem to the canvas, add ribbon tab leaves. Glue the flower to the top of the stem.

Hot glue ribbon around the outer edge of the canvas. Stick the rhinestone word “thankful” to the lower portion of the canvas.