The Williams-Sonoma catalog has such a great wreath this year for Valentine’s Day. It’s got all these really great Victorian-style cards and I thought it would be fun to try to make one with images from the ’40s…so I found a Golden Book (remember Golden Book!?!) called Vintage Valentines and inside it is filled with press-out valentines, like what were swapped in elementary school! Some of them are even flocked.
…took a wire wreath form that’s about 14-16″ across, and some wide red ribbon:
…pressed the valentines out of the book (super-easy to remove, I never even had to use scissors at all) – these are just a few – and I there were so many that I still had several valentines left over after the wreath was all done:
…used hot glue to secure the ribbon at different places along the wreath form and just wrapped, wrapped, wrapped:
A cut length of ribbon, hot-glued into a loop shape on the back of the wreath, is the hanger: