I saw this sign recently and thought it was so cute,
so I tried to recreate it in my own way, for way less money.
I started with some pieces of wood that I already had put together.
You could use pallet wood for this easily though.
In fact it was from this project, which I took apart.
You could say I repurposed a repurposed item!
To make the heart pattern, I taped several pieces of paper together and then folded it in half, and cut.
Using a pencil, trace around the edge of your heart pattern and discard.
Next up you will need to paint your heart.
I used a light grey chalk paint.
Obviously I was to impatient and took a photo of it while it was still wet.
Using 1 1/2" blue painters tape, tape off straight sections over the heart, evenly spaced.
Paint those areas with a cream colored paint, or the color of your choice.
Let dry and then remove tape.
This is the part where you can get really creative.
Using a pencil, hand draw on a quote, a poem, a saying, lyrics to a song, etc.
Don't worry about your penmanship, the more handwritten looking, the better!
Using a thin paint brush, go over the pencil with black paint.
When it is all dry, you can lightly sand over the whole heart to distress it a bit.
Because I had everything on hand, this project didn't cost me a dime.
I love FREE projects, don't you?
Have a great day!