Do you remember McKenna’s mobile and the Fall leaf mobile/wind catcher I made last year? Well this is similar, except I’m using hearts and I’m calling it a chandelier. I found these cute paper doily hearts in the cake decorating area in Wal-Mart. Everything else I already had on hand. Ignore that pink ribbon, I decided not to use it.

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Fold all the hearts in half to make them more dimensional. You’ll be putting 2 hearts together, back to back, and threading them on together.

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Cut a length of fishing line. Thread the fishing line through a hole towards the top of the heart and one towards the bottom. Tie a knot or two at the bottom of the heart to hold it in place. I didn’t use any adhesive, just the knots to hold them.

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Take 6 pieces of fishing line. Thread 3 double hearts onto each piece of fishing line. I would have done more, but the doilies come in packs of 12 and I only bought 1 package of each color.

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Tie them all on the hoop, evenly spaced. Then cut off 6-8″ lengths of tulle and tie around the hoop. I tied on 8 pieces between each section of hanging hearts. Oh, and use the tulle to make a loop to hang the chandelier from.

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Ta-Da! Isn’t she lovely?

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And so Valentinesy!

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Here’s the hoop part¬†finished. I should have spray painted it white.

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And some more pictures.

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I think I like the pink one’s best.

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It’s hanging in the dining area from a real chandelier.

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I tied a bead to the bottom of each strand of fishing line for weight. I’m happy with how it turned out .

I’m linking to:

Strut Your Stuff Thursday at Somewhat Simple

Transformation Thursday at The Shabby Chic Cottage

Thrifty Thursday at Bloggeritaville

Get Your Craft On Thursday at Life As Lori

Show and Tell Friday at My Romantic Home

Victory Of The Week at Design-aholic

Creative Cats at Poppies at Play

Saturday Nite Special at Funly Junk Interiors

Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps On The Porch

Make It For Monday at Cottage Instincts

Make Your Monday at Twice Remembered

DIY Day at A Soft Place To Land

Trash to Treasure at Reinvented

Get Your Craft On at Today’s Creative Blog

Talented Tuesday at My Frugal Family

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{ 23 comments… read them below or add one }

Brittany February 10, 2010 at 10:58 pm

so cute, i love v-day decor!

stop by my goodwill goodies blog party every wednesday!

Someday Crafts February 10, 2010 at 11:48 pm

That’s really cute! You always have such great ideas. How do you do it with so many kids and responsibilities? You are AMAZING!

Treasia February 10, 2010 at 11:51 pm

That’s really cute and so frilly. I love this idea. It turned out beautiful.

Mimi February 11, 2010 at 7:31 am

Love your heart chandelier!

Brooke February 11, 2010 at 7:53 am

What a cute idea. So creative and fun.

Carmie February 11, 2010 at 1:35 pm

Just lovely (and dreamy).

Julie February 11, 2010 at 1:48 pm

Oh that is just too too pretty for such a simple craft. I love it. Especially the tulle makes it look dreamy.
You did GREAT. It’s inspiring! I had to go back and see what you did to get the hearts to stay in place. (knot) Thanks for the tutorial! Have a happy valentines.

kirstin February 11, 2010 at 2:52 pm

What a terrific idea!
If you’re interested, tomorrow we have a friday fun find party that we’d love for you to link up to!

Southern Fried Gal February 11, 2010 at 3:03 pm

What a sweet project!

lori February 11, 2010 at 7:22 pm

i love it… so pretty and Valentiney…

Thanks for joining me for another great party at “Get Your Craft on Thurs.” Please join me next week for another wonderful party..

Please stop by for a big annoucement Tuesday, the 16th. I’m so excited I’m about to bust…
Lori

Janelle February 11, 2010 at 11:39 pm

What a pretty idea! I always love when you can use what you have on hand. I might even be able to pull this one off.

Sonja February 12, 2010 at 2:58 am

Such a sweet and simple idea. I like the way you are hiding the circle with the tulle. I wish I could get my hands on some heart shaped doilies. I can see tons of possibilities for them.

Hootin' Anni February 12, 2010 at 4:39 am

What a great idea!!!

My Show n Tell “Is HERE“.

Happy Valentine’s Day Weekend!

Andy Porter February 12, 2010 at 1:46 pm

Your house must just be cute all the time! You have such fun ideas!

Tracy February 12, 2010 at 5:51 pm

What a sweet idea! Very creative and fun.

~ Tracy

PlantSome@Lakewood February 13, 2010 at 4:51 am

This is really sweet!
Cindy at Lakewood

Victoria February 13, 2010 at 1:22 pm

That is really pretty! I love it!

Lara Harris February 13, 2010 at 3:21 pm

Very sweet!…If you are still looking to find Flea Market Style Magazine I am doing a GIVEAWAY on my blog along with a print of mine :)

denisemarie-bloomin February 15, 2010 at 6:35 am

really fun and sweet!!

Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage February 16, 2010 at 10:40 am

So cute!!! Great job!

Emily N February 16, 2010 at 1:14 pm

ohhhh… so flowy, romantic and down right pretty! I LOVE it :)

~ Emily N. from “too Blessed to Stress”

Sara February 16, 2010 at 7:43 pm

Those are so pretty, I love them!

Heather@ My Frugal Family February 22, 2010 at 7:11 pm

Thank you so much for linking up with the Talented Tuesday link party at My Frugal Family, which is hosted every Tuesday. Please feel free to stop back in every week and post your newest projects!

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