Hey ya'll! We're getting closer to Friday. I'm still working on some Valentine's things, and doing so as frugally as possible and with what I have on hand. You may have seen these heart doily jars on pinterest or in blogland. Sumo made her version with baker's twine. I wanted to make some using heart shaped doilies and baker's twine, but I didn't have baker's twine and didn't want to buy any.
So what did I do? I made my own baker's twine, inspired by this tutorial here. I didn't follow the video and I didn't have crochet thread. This is what I had:
I grabbed it up along with a red marker and stretched some out on a piece of paper. I just colored every 1/4 inch or less, flipped it over, and colored again. Note: I did get ink on my hands doing it this way, so the video tutorial may be a better way. Nonetheless, I made my own baker's twine.
Then I used it with some heart doilies, two Ball jars and a random jar I had on hand to make some quick Valentine's decor. For the small jar, I punched a heart with a scalloped heart punch and then punched holes in each of the scallops.
I'm happy with my little display.
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