1.21.2010

recycled heart garland

True confession: Like most gals I know, I have this tendency to drool over my Anthro catalogs every month (let's not even talk about the way my heart bleeds inside the brick and mortar)...but I can scarcely afford to look at them, let alone buy anything. And that makes me a bit bummed. So this week, I cut the whole thing up into a million hearts and recycled my guilty pleasure into something I could really love...for free. Now we're talking.
My very favorite month of the year is just around the corner which means it's time to start decorating+ushering in all of the love. I made this simple heart garland with my sewing machine. I love that it's lightweight enough to scotch tape over the window in my craft cave. Talk about easy peasy. Love. love. love.
The sewn paper garland thing is addicting. This is may have been my first, but certainly not my last.

8 comments:

frayedattheedge said...

I've no idea what an Anthro catalogue is, but I love your garland!!

summer said...

i need to sign up for that one. what have i been thinking?

the garland is truly lovely! what a beautiful idea. (and i love that it's a no-charge deal.)

Katie {My Paisley Apron} said...

Your favorite month because that's when your favorite nephew was born. ;)

Sylvia C. said...

I just signed up for the catalog, thanks! I'd never even thought to do that! I love the store, too... but with a baby shopping is not quite as enjoyable (and then there's always that *budget* thing)...

Super cute garland.

Happy Friday!

Sylvia

katie said...

so i just attempted the heart garland. i wasn't too sure how it would turn out (i am less than talented when it comes to Anything involving craftiness) but i love it! turned out perfect. so easy. thanks for the darling idea.

kt mac said...

Love this so much :)
I think I need to make one too!

Katie said...

Oooh this is so cool! I am having a dinner party tomorrow night, and I might have to hang a couple of these up as decoration.

Marisa said...

i absolutely love this idea. i have a ton of anthro catalogs just waiting for a purpose...

your blog is so lovely.