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DIY Marquee Heart Light

DIY, Featured, Home  /   /  By Aimee Santos

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. With love in the air, I wanted to create a heart inspired DIY. If you’re planning on having a Valentine’s dinner for two or a Galentine’s brunch with your best girlfriends at home, here is an easy to follow DIY that’s perfect for giving your space a fun touch.

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1. Trace the outer edge of the paper mache heart onto the tissue paper. Then, cut the heart out.

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2. Draw a heart 2” smaller than the traced heart.

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3. Draw dots on the smaller heart about 2 ½” apart. I started with the top point of the heart and mirrored the left and right side.

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4. Using the power drill, make holes at each drawn dot.

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5.  Make each drilled hole larger using the craft knife. You want the hole to be large enough to fit the back part of the globe bulbs.

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6. Insert each bulb into the holes. Then, screw the light bulbs back in.

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For more DIYs, including cute gift ideas, click here.

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One Comment
  1. Hummingbyrd February 22, 2015 at 7:00 AM

    Lovely idea. I can use this on several projects I’m working on. Thx!

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