How to Make a Doily Basket of Heart Flowers for Valentine’s Day

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I have a fun and festive craft for you today.  I’m going to show you how to make a Doily Basket of Heart Flowers perfect for Valentine’s Day.  The craft is so much fun and turns out just absolutely lovely.  This basket makes for a perfect decoration for Valentines Day or better yet…. a gift for your someone special.  Either way…. the basket is sure to be enjoyed by any onlookers.  Decoration or gift… the choice is yours.  So, go off and get the materials needed and meet me back here for some Valentine’s Day crafting fun.

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How to Make a Doily Basket of Heart Flowers



 

Materials Needed

Round Paper Lace Doily

Glue

Red Paper

10-12 Pipe Cleaners

Tape

Scissors

Ribbon

Pen or Marker

 

Step 1



Fold doily in half.



To make this craft, obtain a round paper lace doily.  Fold once, as seen in Figure 1 above.


Step 2



fold the right edges inward toward the center.



Now, find the center of the doily and then fold. Then fold the right edges inward toward the center. Crease in place, as seen in Figure 2 above.

 

Step 3



Do the same with the left edges.



Do the same with the left edges. When this has been done, you will have a figure similar to Figure 3.

 

Step 4



Attach a pipe cleaner handle



Paste a small red heart on each side of the basket. Attach a pipe cleaner handle in the manner seen in Figure 4.

 

Step 5



Cut 10 or 12 pipe cleaners, each into 2 parts of various lengths.



Cut 10 or 12 pipe cleaners, each into 2 parts of various lengths. Attach, with Scotch tape, tiny red hearts to the pipe cleaner stems. Fill the basket with these flowers. Tie a small bow of ribbon to the top of the handle. Glue onto each end of the ribbon a tiny heart. On one write “To My,” on the other “Valentine.”

 



Finished doily basket of heart flowers.



Look how beautiful this Doily Basket of Heart Flowers turns out.  Don’t you just love it?  It will make either a great decoration for Valentine’s Day or a gift for your someone special.  Either way…. anyone seeing this Valentine’s Basket will surely love it.

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