DIY Crafts: Twig and Felt Valentine Arrows

DIY Crafts

I was walking through Macy’s yesterday and their valentine campaign ads stuck out at me.  I know it sounds crazy, but I never know when inspiration is going to hit! 🙂  The tag line was “follow your heart.”  Instantly I thought of following…what do you follow?  Arrows that point you in the right direction!  An idea was born.   So, there you have it.  A little bit about how I am struck by inspiration every now and then. 🙂   These would be so cute not only for Valentine’s Day, but a Girl Scout bridging ceremony, a camping or glamping party, you name it…so many fun uses!

DIY Crafts

Here’s what you’ll need:

Felt (3 colors of your choosing)

Twigs (send the kiddos out to gather these up from around the neighborhood)

Glue Gun

Scissors

Clothespins

DIY Crafts

I simply cut two triangles for the tip and glued them together at one end of the twig.

Then, I cut two v-like shapes that I could over-lap and cut some fringe on to make the vanes.  This is totally free-form.  Whatever looks good to you works. 🙂

DIY Crafts

Once you’ve glued your pieces to the twig, you can glue the finished arrows to clothespins to turn them into clips.  They look super cute on favor bags! 😉

DIY Crafts

Happy Crafting!
Tammy

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Tammy

Owner at Pink Peppermint Design
Tammy Mitchell is the founder and creative director of lifestyle blog pinkpeppermintdesign.com. Along with being a homeschooling mom of two kiddos, she is also an in-demand prop and event stylist, photographer, interior and graphic designer. Here on Pink Peppermint Design, she aims to share creative DIY projects, easy entertaining and gift ideas, inspiring interiors and events, as well as her life, with thousands of readers every month. She lives in Southern California, with her husband and two children.
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