When it comes to home or holiday decor, I’m super
cheap frugal. I don’t enjoy spending lots of money on things that are either only going to be up for a short time or have the potential to get broken by my [super lovely and amazing] boys who don’t care so much that mama’s decor isn’t supposed to be used as a weapon.
The two things that I love adding more of to my home: natural fibers and elements of nature. Bonus: both can be cheap or free!
This project took me about an hour [with some Downton Abbey distractions thrown in there] and it gave me exactly the look I was going for.
Here’s all you need: felted wool scraps [you could do this with craft felt or fleece, but it will look much better with felted wool – trust me] and embroidery floss.
Cut some hearts out of the felted wool. These were scraps from old sweaters that I had felted and turned into diaper covers.
Use your handy dandy blanket stitch [tutorial found here if you don’t know how to do it!] to sew two hearts together.
With your needle, add a little embroidery floss to make a loop for hanging.
And then hang them on a branch! Natural fibers always seem make my home feel a little more peaceful. Which is something that makes this mama happy.