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DIY Valentines Day Gifts ~ Potpourri Heart


Potpourri adds such a sweet smelling, decorative touch to a home. It’s even better when you can use potpourri to make a decorative heart to express your love for someone on Valentine’s Day or any other time of the year. Here’s how to make a quick and easy potpourri heart for a DIY Valentines Day gift.  This is a perfect one to get the kids involved with!  

DIY Valentines Day Gifts ~ Potpourri Heart


 DIY Valentines Day Gifts ~ Potpourri Heart

DIY Valentines Day Gifts ~ Potpourri Heart Supplies Needed

A mixing bowl dedicated to crafts

Cooking spray

An old spoon for stirring

Potpourri of your choice

White craft glue


Metal cookie cutter in the shape of a heart

 DIY Valentines Day Gifts ~ Potpourri Heart Instructions

Step 1 – Assemble your supplies

You probably already have the mixing bowl, old spoon, newspaper and cooking spray. You should be able to buy the potpourri, white craft glue, and metal cookie cutter at your local craft store.

Step 2 – Prepare your potpourri

Fill a measuring cup full of potpourri and pour it into your mixing bowl. Slowly start adding craft glue to the potpourri while stirring to thoroughly mix the two components. It may take up to 1/3 of a cup of glue to thoroughly coat the potpourri. You’ll want the potpourri and glue to be well mixed with no clumps of glue visible. Although the glue will appear white at first, it’ll dry clear.

Step 3 – Prepare your cookie cutter

Spray the inside of your heart shaped cookie cutter with cooking spray. Allow the cooking spray to dry before proceeding.

Step 4 – Fill the cookie cutter

Lay your cookie cutter on a sheet of newspaper. Use your hands to carefully fill the inside of the cookie cutter with your potpourri/glue mixture. Be sure the cookie cutter is completely packed with potpourri. Allow the potpourri/glue mixture to dry in the cookie cutter for ten to fifteen minutes. Be careful not to leave the potpourri in the cookie cutter longer as it could be difficult to remove.

Step 5 – Carefully remove the cookie cutter

 This is a perfect craft to make with the kids and of course grandma wouldn’t mind receiving one for each room.  So if you’re looking for a quick DIY Valentines Day gift look no further than this Potpourri Heart as it’s inexpensive to make with most supplies on hand already and something that lasts for several months.

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