Burlap Heart Wreath Handicraft

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Looking for a creative project for your child for Valentine’s Day? This burlap heart wreath is a simple, worthwhile handicraft that kids will enjoy creating.

Image of a heart-shaped burlap wreath with pink and red felt roses; text overlay reads "Valentine burlap heart tutorial with printable template"

Kids enjoy making and giving simple handicrafts that will become special keepsakes for friends and family. This Valentine burlap heart wreath is a fun, creative project that kids will be proud to give to the special people in their lives!

Another handicraft you may like: Valentine Felt Heart Sewing Project for Kids

What You’ll Need to Make a Burlap Heart Wreath

NOTE: Because this project requires a hot glue gun, adult assistance or supervision is required.

Image of scissors, burlap lace, colorful pieces of felt, and a black hot glue gun lying on a white background

How to Make a Burlap Heart Wreath

Step 1

Print and cut out the heart template. Trace around the heart template on heavy brown cardstock; cut out the heart wreath base. Prepare a long strip of burlap lace.

Image of a heart shape cut out of brown cardstock, and a long piece of tan burlap ribbon on a white background

Step 2

Apply a small amount of hot glue near the bottom of the heart wreath base.. Attach the burlap lace to the base. Begin wrapping the burlap lace around the base evenly, being sure to overlap the edges to completely cover the heart base.

Image of brown heart shape partially wrapped with burlap lace

Step 3

Continue wrapping the burlap lace around the base. If you reach the end of the strip of lace, wrap it around to the back of the base and secure it with a small amount of hot glue. At the same place, attach the end of a new strip of burlap lace, and continue wrapping it around the heart base in the same direction as before.

Image of brown heart shape that is half covered with tan burlap lace

Step 4

Continue wrapping the burlap lace around the heart base until the base is completely covered. Be sure to cover the starting point for a finished look. Wrap burlap lace around to the back of the heart base and secure with hot glue.

Image of a burlap-covered heart shape lying on a white background

Step 5

Select colored felt fabric for the flowers and the leaves. Use the template to trace the flowers (spiral pattern) and leaves onto the felt. Cut out the shapes.

NOTE: Cutting the felt will require sharp scissors (not child-safe scissors). Adult assistance or supervision is required.

Image of a piece of bright pink felt cut into a spiral shape with 3 green felt leaves beside it

Step 6

Using the first spiral felt cutout, find the outer edge (the pointed end) and begin to roll it in a circular pattern.

Image of bright pink felt cut into a spiral shape and partially rolled up on white background

Step 7

Continue to roll the spiral of felt until it almost reaches the end. Apply hot glue to the bottom of the rolled felt and fold the end under, attaching it to the hot glue to form a base for the flower.

After both flowers are formed, use a small amount of hot glue to attach leaves to the base of the flowers as desired.

Image of a red felt rose and a bright pink felt rose with green leaves lying on a white background

Step 8

Attach the felt flowers to the heart wreath base using hot glue. Attach a short loop of yarn or twine on the back of the heart for hanging, if desired.

Image of heart-shaped wreath covered with tan burlap with a red rose and a bright pink rose on the lower left edge

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