Is Your Valentine’s Day Feeling Lackluster? Revamp It with This Shabby Sign!
As the trend of do-it-yourself projects continues to gain popularity, it’s not surprising that handmade décor has become a key player in the market. And with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to add a little love to your home with a shabby valentine sign. This charming and versatile piece can be customized to fit any style and budget, making it a must-have for any DIY enthusiast. In this article, we will dive into the world of shabby valentine signs, exploring their history, design options and providing step-by-step instructions on how to create your very own. Get ready to unleash your creativity and add a touch of rustic charm to your Valentine’s Day celebrations.
4 Scrap book papers
XOXO – Pre-painted white letters
Pre-painted Wooden Sign
Scrap Ribbon – 3 or 4 different piece
FINDING THE PERFECT SCRAP BOOK PAPERS
I found 4 of the cutest pink scrap book papers that I could find. If you want to simplify this process, I highly suggest ordering the same booklet I used. I got mine at Walmart for doubles the price but you can use this link HERE for the exact book I got. I LOVE about 99% of the papers in here. They’re all so cute! And so many cute ones to use for Easter which will be coming up quick!
I chose 2 pinkish and 2 redish colors because I wanted a variety but if you want all pinks or just reds you can do that too! Just maybe mix up the patterns.
So I picked a corner and traced one “X”…..
Picked one corner for saving paper purposes (in case you were wondering) and traced an “O”…..
I repeated the process above with the other X and O. Once everything was cut out, I lined them up how I wanted them to go on their wooden letters.
I placed my wooden letters out how I wanted them laid out…
Then I glued with a glue stick the top of the wooden letter and glued my first “X” on.
I repeated the same process with the rest of the letters.
I glued down the wooden letters to the board. I made my a little crooked and I loved this! I then grabbed a thick piece of burlap ribbon for my base layer of my bow.
Then 3 other pieces of different ribbon. I took the one thinner piece of rick rack and pinched the center and tied all 3 together.
I got into my grandmothers famous button tin that I was so lucky to get out of all the family and grabbed a couple out of it and glued it with a glue gun in the center of my bow.
I just love the way the bow turned out and I think it just makes the shabby sign!
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Now go out and grab the supplies listed above and get your glue gun hot and ready so you can make one of these before Valentine’s is here and gone!
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