Nicole™ Crafts Beaded Foam Heart

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by Eileen Farley, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Beaded Foam Heart

The Nicole™ Crafts Beaded Foam Heart is a great craft you can make by yourself or with your children this Valentine's Day! It says "Be Mine" in a special way!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Measure 2-1/4 inch down from top of each side of the Red heart and draw a line. From this line, measure 3 inch and draw a line. Carefully cut on these lines using ruler and craft knife.
  • 2
    Holding middle and bottom cut edges together, measure and mark four evenly-spaced lines on both sections.
  • 3
    Use awl to make holes in edges of middle and bottom sections corresponding to where the marks are. Repeat for top and middle sections, making six holes.
  • 4
    Cut ten 3 inch pieces of Red chenille stem.
  • 5
    Thread facted beads onto stems, going in this order: three 8 mm faceted beads, one 10 mm faceted bead and three 8 mm faceted beads. Switch up the color combinations on each stem as shown using Red, Pink and Crystal beads.
  • 6
    Place glue on one end of one set of beads and push into a hole. Place glue on the other end and push into corresponding hole. Repeat with all sets of beads.
  • 7
    Thread beads onto one Red chenille stem as desired.
  • 8
    Use awl to punch a hole on each side of top edge of heart.
  • 9
    Place glue on one end of beaded chenille stem and push into one hole. Place glue on other end and push into other hole to create handle.
  • 10
    Glue puffin hearts on front of foam heart as shown or as desired. Glue a Crystal rhinestone in the center of each puffin heart.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam 7 mm Heart Red 104265103
  • Nicole™ Crafts Value Pak™ Faceted Beads 10 mm Multi Color 140 pc. 104240679
  • Nicole™ Crafts Value Pak™ Faceted Beads 8 mm Multi Color 720 pc. 104240685
  • Nicole™ Crafts Puffins 1-1/2 inch Heart 3 Assorted 20 pc. 104786318
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 6 mm 25 pc. Red 104277476
  • Nicole™ Crafts Rhinestones Jewelry Connection™ 60 pc. Round Crystal 12 mm 104240549
  • X-ACTO® Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Small Awl
  • Ruler