Paper Heart Doily Banner

paper heart banner

With all the snow, chilly temps, and grey skies around here I wanted something to brighten up our window and bring warmth inside the house.  Doing so was very simple!  All that was needed was some paper heart doilies, watercolor paints (and/or dot dabbers … markers would work great too), glue, red yarn, and a little help from some little creative hands!

My four year old got right to work on decorating the paper heart doilies with watercolors and dot dabber paints.

Painting the Paper Heart Doilies

The results were beautiful!

Valentine Paper Hearts

After we were sure they nice and dry, Honor got to work gluing the hearts onto red yarn.  We used one extra doily on the back of each painted one to give the banner some extra structure.

Gluing the Hearts

Then we hung the Paper Heart Doily Banner in our kitchen window for us all to enjoy!  Perfect for Valentine’s Day!!

Paper Heart Doily Bannerclose up Doily Heart

 Paper Heart Doily close up


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Laura Hutchison

Laura Hutchison (aka PlayDrMom) is a chubby kid turned competitive figure skater tween turned high school pom pon girl turned MSU Spartan turned grad student turned Mrs. HutcH turned Dr. turned Mom. She adores living in the Mitten, is addicted to Diet Coke, and firmly believes that ice cream is a main food group.

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  1. Carrie

    Oh, that is really beautiful!! I pinned it so we can make one next year! Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!
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