No Sew Drop Cloth Heart Garland

I'm starting to decorate my home for Valentine's Day. I don't do a lot but it has to be neutral. Today I'm playing around with drop cloth fabric and my glue gun...

stuffed heart garland with buttons

I was experimenting today, I just finished making several adorable sweater hearts using hot glue so I'm keeping the no-sew idea going. 

I began with a piece of drop cloth fabric. 

drop cloth with heart template

It's my favorite fabric to use, I made a heart template then cut out several.

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I also cut out a heart from a piece of wide lace ribbon similar to this one. 

cut out hearts from fabric and lace

I hot glued the hearts together leaving the bottom of the hearts open. 

hot gluing hearts together

The hearts are stuffed with pillow stuffing and hot glued closed at the bottom. 

Using cotton twine, I cut 5" lengths and tied a knot in each end.

stuffed drop cloth hearts

row of cotton hearts

I glued the knot to the heart and then did that again to each heart in a row.

hearts with strings inbetween

The lace heart was added into the garland for interest. 

heart garland on the rug

Now these hearts can be adorned with bling, stamped with letters and words, you can tie bows to each one... 

I decided as an afterthought, to add striped fabric to a few of the hearts and buttons. 

stuffed hearts with buttons

heart garland on the mantel

pin button
heart garland with overlay

I love the plain and simple look! 

heart garland on the mantel

I tied the heart garland to my mantel for Valentine's Day. 

heart garland on the mantel

The black candles on the mantel and the cozy sweater candles are both recent DIY projects. 

The heart picks in the vase are also a recent Valentine's Day project. 

row of hearts with a lace heart

If you'd rather fill a bowl with the hearts you can do that too! 

stuffed heart garland

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .