Candy Hearts Wind Chime

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Introduction: Candy Hearts Wind Chime

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Use heart shaped baking molds and plaster to make faux candy hearts for a Valentine's Day Wind Chime that looks good enough to eat.

Step 1: Watch the Short Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: You'll Need

Americana Decor Chalky Finish in Innocence, Delicate, Remembrance and Refreshing

Heart molds

Ribbon

Drill

Plaster of Paris

Wire

Wire cutters

12" piece of wood molding

Piece of scrap wood (to protect your counter when you drill)

Step 3: Mold and Paint

Cut 4" long pieces of wire and bend them in a "U" shape with curved ends

Mix water with some plaster of Paris

Fill the molds about 1/2"

Place the "U" shapes in the plaster and let dry

Remove from the molds and paint with chalky finish

Step 4: Thread and Hang

Mark every inch along the 12" piece of molding

Drill holes where you marked

Paint the molding and let dry

Arrange your plaster hearts

Cut ribbon to the desired length

Thread the ribbon through the holes and tie the hearts on each end

Add ribbon to the holes on each, tie in a bow and hang

Happy Valentine's Day!

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    2 Discussions

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    bagnitsch
    bagnitsch

    5 years ago

    looks good enough to eat

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    Mark Montano
    Mark Montano

    Reply 5 years ago

    Actually......I did take a bite out of one....not bad at all!