Talk Of The Town Party 106

Gosh, you guys make it difficult to pick just one favorite from each category. Most weeks I'll have minimum 6 links open from each category to narrow down to just one. Loving Valentine's links being shared - so many great ideas! Let's get this party started...


Welcome back to Talk of the Town! 

Talk of the Town link party

First, let's take a look at what you may have missed from your party hosts!

Valentine Project Ideas and winter recipes.
Valentine Project Ideas and winter recipes.
Valentine Project Ideas and winter recipes.
Here's what we're talking about from last week's party!

Valentine Project Ideas and winter recipes.DIY Vegetable Storage Bin from Anika's DIY LIfe
Valentine Project Ideas and winter recipes.
Slow Cooker Turkey Chile from Gluesticks Blog
Valentine Project Ideas and winter recipes.Farmers Market for Cookbooks from The Red Painted Cottage
Valentine Project Ideas and winter recipes.Instant Pot Sloppy Joes Recipe from All Because She Saved
Valentine Project Ideas and winter recipes.Power Plug Business Card Holder from Junk 4 Joy
Valentine Project Ideas and winter recipes.How to Make a Pancake Cake from Rose Bakes

Valentine Project Ideas and winter recipes. 
Jewelry Hearts from Daily cup of Mrs Olson
Valentine Project Ideas and winter recipes.Avocado Egg Rolls from Pretty Extraordinary
Now, it's your turn!
PLEASE NOTE – There are now *2* separate link ups;
the first is for DIY/Vintage/Repurposed Links and the second for Recipe Links
Thank you!
By linking up at Talk of the Town, you agree that your photos may be used to promote the party, or in other round-ups.
***Please keep in mind that linking up with stock photography or using photos without express permission by the photo owner is not allowed. Links of stock photography or photos that are not owned by you will be removed without notification.***
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How to turn a scarf into an easy DIY Valentine's Wreath

This DIY Valentine's idea is so easy, you can make it in less than 10 minutes. I know - I know, we've barely packed away Christmas and I'm already talking Valentine's Day. Today is our monthly Thrifty Chicks Group challenge and the task is to repurpose a scarf or hankie. I had a red scarf that I unearthed while organizing the bedroom closet before the holidays. I immediately thought of this challenge and how I could repurpose it into a DIY Valentine's Wreath.

Easy DIY Valentine's Scarf Wreath

I tucked the scarf away until after the holidays to save for this challenge. Fast forward to last weekend...

I can't remember where I put it.

Back to my bedroom closet for Plan B.

I found another red scarf but it's one of my favorites and I wear it often. At this point, there was no time to go shopping so I had to come up with a plan where after Valentine's Day, I could wear the scarf again.

Valentine's Wreath Red Scarf

Before I get into the details of how I used items gathered around the house to make this quick and easy DIY Valentine's idea, I should tell you a little about the Thrifty Chicks group. On the second Wednesday of every month, my creative junk loving friends and I come together to transform, upcycle or repurpose a junk find based on a theme. As I mentioned above, this month the theme is repurposing a scarf or hankie.
Thrifty Chicks Monthly Themed Blog Hop

Easy DIY Valentine's Idea

These are the items, most of which were found around the house, to make my Valentine's Scarf Wreath. I've included a Materials list towards the bottom of this post for your convenience.

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links so you can see what products I used or recommend to complete this project. What that means is that if you click on one of the product links, I may receive a small portion of any sales at no additional cost to you to support the costs of running this site. See my disclosure policy page.

DIY Valentine Wreath Supplies


How To Turn A Scarf Into An Easy DIY Valentine's Wreath


I used a grapevine wreath that I had on hand but you could use a wire, styrofoam, straw, flat wood fiber or handmade heart-shaped wreath form. Because I want to be able to wear the scarf again, I covered the wreath with plastic wrap so it wouldn't snag the scarf. Then I simply wrapped the scarf around the wreath form and tied it near the bottom, leaving some strands hanging.

Scarf Wrapped Valentine's Wreath

To embellish the wreath I hot glued red & white bakers twine onto two wooden hearts.

Scarf Wreath Bakes Twine Heart

Next, I slipped a strand of bakers twine through the clasps of two metal heart-shaped charms and attached the strands to the back of the hearts. The charms I purchased on sale 6 to a package for $2.99 but you could use an old brooch, pendant, or earrings.

Scarf Wreath Hanging Heart Charm

I had to come up with a way to attach the hearts temporarily onto the scarf and so I hot glued soda can tab onto the back of the hearts and attached them with safety pins.

Scarf Wreath Pop Can Tab Hanger

The felt heart was an afterthought because as they say in the design world, grouping things in three are more appealing to the eye. I used double-sided tape to attach it to both hearts.

DIY Valentine's Scarf Wreath Hearts

To add more contrast, I wrapped bakers twine around the scarf and made a loop for a hanger.

DIY Valentine's Wreath

As promised earlier in this post, here is the materials list for your convenience.

Materials List

Heart Shaped Wreath Form
Red Scarf
Wooden Hearts
Red & White Bakers Twine
Metal Heart Charm
Hot glue gun

Easy DIY Valentine Idea

So there you have it, a quick and easy DIY Valentine's idea using items found around the house. If you liked this idea I would love it if you shared it with a friend and/or saved it on Pinterest.

Easy DIY Valentine's Scarf Wreath

This isn't my first repurposed scarf rodeo. You can find links to the others here DIY Fall Scarf Wreath, How To Turn A Ruffled Scarf Into A Tree Skirt, and Christmas Gift Wrapping With Scarves.

Please join me in visiting my friend's blogs to see how they repurposed a scarf or hankie.
Thrifty Chicks Group Scarf or Hankie Challenge
PRESS LINKS BELOW
How To Make Flowers From A Hankie by Shoppe No. 5
Homemade Heating Pads From Thrifted Scarves by Adirondack Girl At Heart
Valentine Handkerchief Charger by Lora B. Create & Ponder
How To Turn A Scarf Into An Easy DIY Valentine's Wreath (that's me)
Little Hankie Bird and A Hankie Project Round Up by Little Vintage Cottage


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Talk Of The Town Party #105

What's the weather like where you live? Here it is snowing and blowing and in the -20°C (-4°F) range. During the holidays' temperatures dropped into the -40°C (-40°F) range with windchill. Coffee and Baileys in front of the fire snuggled in my favorite blankie with a good book is pretty much where I spent the Christmas break.  Time to warm up so let's get this party started!

Welcome back to Talk of the Town!

Talk of the Town link party

First, let's take a look at what you may have missed from your party hosts!

last week on knick of time

last week on mrl
last week at Interior Frugalista

Here's what we're talking about from last week's party!

winter dining room
Winter Dining Room Orphans with Make Up

French Onion Soup promo from Walking on Sunshine
French Onion Soup  Walking On Sunshine Recipes

kitchen wall storage
Kitchen Wall Organizer The Country Chic Cottage

Peanut butter chocolate tiger bark
Peanut Butter Chocolate Tiger Bark    That Skinny Chick Can Bake

diy fabric heart decor
DIY Fabric Heart D├ęcor  Dazzle While Frazzled

valentine-cookies
Lady Bug Oreo Valentine Cookies  The Country Chic Cottage


puzzle pieces snowflake wreath
Puzzle Pieces Snowflake Wreath  Dazzle While Frazzled

rainbow-jello-recipe-with-layers-and-instructions
Rainbow Jello  Must Have Mom

Now, it's your turn!
PLEASE NOTE – There are now *2* separate link ups;
the first is for DIY/Vintage/Repurposed links and the second for Recipes links.
Thank you!
By linking up at Talk of the Town, you agree that your photos may be used to promote the party, or in other round-ups.
***Please keep in mind that linking up with stock photography or using photos without express permission by the photo owner is not allowed. Links of stock photography or photos that are not owned by you will be removed without notification.***
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DIY Projects

Recipes
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