Step 2: Sort the Pennies
I chose to place all my pennies heads up--for good luck--so I really only needed to determine the shade on one side of the coin.
You'll be using Piles 1 and 2 for this project.
It took me about 18 rolls (900 pennies) to get enough shiny pennies. The ones I don't use I plan on hauling to a Coinstar or re-rolling and depositing in the bank.
Step 3: Prep the Board
Step 4: Place a Heart in Each Section
Place (but do not glue) a heart in the middle of each section.
Alternate shiny and dull hearts.
Step 5: Fill in the Backgrounds
Remember, no gluing yet.
Step 6: Glue Pennies in Place
Once you're satisfied, glue each penny in its place.