Nicole™ Crafts Valentine Mesh Heart

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by Angela Son, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Valentine Mesh Heart

Create a unique project for any occasion with deco mesh!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-3/4 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
    Note: if needed during this project, fill out any spaces between hearts by stretching the appropriate color mesh.
  • 2
    Make a pattern for an 11 inch x 13 inch heart. Trace heart pattern onto Styrofoam sheet with a marker.
  • 3
    Cut out heart shape with foam cutter and pattern. Rub a scrap piece of Styrofoam on edges to smooth out the shape of the heart.
  • 4
    Cut two pieces of Hot Pink mesh that are 35 inch each. Roll bottom left corner of one piece upward on a diagonal towards the top right corner to form a tube. Shape the tube around the left side of heart and pin to Styrofoam heart where it does not show. Roll another tube with the other piece and shape around the right side of Styrofoam heart and pin. Tuck end at bottom under the previous side and pin. Let the top overlap previous side and pin.
  • 5
    Cut two pieces of Lavender mesh that are 30 inch each. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to create the next inner layer of Styrofoam heart.
  • 6
    Cut two pieces of Pink mesh that are 25 inch each. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to create the next inner layer of Styrofoam heart.
  • 7
    Cut 29 pieces of Hot Pink mesh that are 8 inch x 12 inch each. Fold 12 inch side into three equal parts. Bring the ends together to make a loop and pin up 4 inch from loop to the bottom center point of heart. Again, fold 12 inch side into three equal parts. Continue to make loops and pin loop mesh pieces, overlapping each other, up the sides of heart as shown.
  • 8
    Paint letters Snow (Titanium) White. Let dry.
  • 9
    Glue Pink, Pastel Pink and Purple rhinestones to the letters.
  • 10
    Glue letters to heart.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1-3/4 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Roll 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Lavender 104583600
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Roll 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Pink 104740903
  • Nicole™ Crafts Deco Mesh Roll 21 inch x 10 yard Metallic Hot Pink 104583601
  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Sheet 12 inch x 36 inch x 2 inch 104179444
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones Jewelry Connection™ 120 pc. Round Multi-Color 7 mm 104240533
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones Jewelry Connection™ 120 pc. Round Pastel 7 mm 104240537
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Letter 3 inch L 104140186
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Letter 3 inch O 104140189
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Letter 3 inch V 104140196
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Letter 3 inch E 104140179
  • Dritz 1-1/2 inch T-Pins 35 pc. 104239813
  • FloraCraft Foam Cutter 6 inch 2 blade 104186311
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 8 104118910
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors
  • Ruler