February 8, 2013

Ruffled Heart Valentine Wreath (February Silhouette Promotion)

I have a fun Valentine’s Day display in the works to share with you on Monday, and today I’m sharing one of the elements from the vignette, this little ruffled Valentine’s Day wreath with a sweet silhouette plaque.

You might recognize the wreath itself from my 2012 Valentine’s Day mantel. (For the details for how to make a wreath like this one, check out my simple ruffled wreath tutorial.) I decided to add a decorative touch to the wreath by placing a wooden plaque at the center, which I embellished with a vinyl silhouette and a heart made with the brand-new double-sided adhesive from Silhouette and some of their flocking powder. 

For the plaque, I applied two light coats of white acrylic paint and allowed that to dry completely. I found a cute design in the Silhouette online store of a little girl holding a heart balloon. I decided to cut the silhouette out of black vinyl, and then add a pop of color to the design by creating a flocked pink heart balloon.

I adhered the silhouette to the plaque, and then I affixed the heart, which I cut from the double-sided adhesive, on top of the balloon string.

I sprinkled a generous amount of flocking powder on top before using a brush to spread the powder evenly over the adhesive. So simple!

When I was finished, I dumped the excess powder onto a piece of paper which I had folded in half and then used that to funnel to powder back into the container. A little bit of powder goes a long way!

I affixed the finished plaque to the center of the wreath before displaying the wreath on a metal stand. I love how it turned out! The double-sided adhesive is also perfect for adding glitter to projects. There are so many fun possibilities!

 Wanting to try out some of the double-sided adhesive for yourself? Now through February 14, there are some terrific deals available!

By using the code POSITIVELY when you shop, you can get 1 Silhouette Portrait + 1 double-sided adhesive starter kit for $179.99. Or, if you already own a machine, you can get just the starter kit for $12.99.

Included with the Portrait:

  • Silhouette Portrait™ electronic cutting tool
  • Silhouette Studio® software*
  • 51 exclusive cuttable designs
  • Power cable/AC adapter
  • USB cable
  • 8″ x 12″ cutting mat
  • Silhouette blade
  • $10 gift card to the Silhouette Online Store
  • Basic Instruction Guide

Included in the starter kit:

  • 6 sheets of double-sided adhesive material
  • 3 colors of glitter
  • 3 colors of flocking powder
  • 10 exclusive designs
  • Silhouette spatula
  • Brush
  • Instruction booklet

To access these deals, either follow this link or click on the image above, and don’t forget to enter the code POSITIVELY at checkout.

Also…all Valentine’s Day designs are just 75 cents in the Silhouette Online Store through February 14! Perfect timing for anyone wanting to do some Valentine’s Day crafting this weekend. 🙂

Thanks so much for stopping in!

Amy @ Positively Splendid

Amy @ Positively Splendid

Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you'll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.
Amy @ Positively Splendid
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5 Responses to Ruffled Heart Valentine Wreath (February Silhouette Promotion)

  1. Eva Scott February 8, 2013 at 5:42 am #

    What a pretty wreath. I need to try that ruffled technique. And just LOVE the little girl silhouette. So sweet!!!

    • Amy @ Positively Splendid February 8, 2013 at 7:20 am #

      Thanks so much, Eva!

  2. Crystal February 8, 2013 at 3:11 pm #

    Love the ruffled wreath! The picture turned out great!!

  3. Ginger February 10, 2013 at 9:18 pm #

    Very cute Amy! Every time I see the new Silhouette products it makes me want to take the plunge and buy one. So many possibilities!


    • Amy @ Positively Splendid February 11, 2013 at 5:13 pm #

      Honestly, Ginger, my Silhouette is one crafting tool I honestly couldn’t live without!

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