Heart shaped necklace holder

Materials:

– Wooden heart approximately 5 inches high and 1/2 inch deep (available at craft stores)
– Power drill (also see below for non-drill method)
– Disposable paint brushes and/or sponges
– Your choice of craft paints
– Polyurethane
– Decorative drawer knob or coat hook
– Flathead screw for knob, 1/4 to 1/2 inch longer than the knob
– Ribbon for hanging
– Adhesive rubber bumpers
– Decorative cup hook for attaching to wall or photo teeth

 

 

Instructions (Drill Method):

1. Drill one hole in center of heart where the knob will be placed and two small holes on each curve near the top where hanging ribbon will be threaded.

2. Paint the heart according to your preferences. The heart shown was sponge painted with three varying shades of blue, then metallic gold veins were painted for additional detail.

3. After the heart has dried, paint one coat of polyurethane to protect the paint finish.

4. Attach the knob by screwing through the hole in the back of the heart.

5. String the ribbon through two top holes and knot behind the heart.

5. Place adhesive rubber picture bumpers on each of the three corners on the back of the heart to prevent sliding when hung on the wall.

Instructions (Non-drill Method):

1. Paint the heart according to your preferences. The heart shown was sponge painted with three varying shades of blue, then metallic gold veins were painted for additional detail.

2. After the heart has dried, paint one coat of polyurethane to protect the paint finish.

3. Using small screws shorter in length than the depth of the heart, attach decorative coat/robe hook to the front of the heart in the center.

4. Attach sawtooth picture hanging hardware to the back of the heart.

5. Place adhesive rubber picture bumpers on each of the three corners on the back of the heart to prevent sliding when hung on the wall.


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