Introduction: Pulling on My "heart String"
Hanging red string valentine heart decoration!!
Step 1: Materials
Start by purchasing the following:
-Red String (or anyother color of choice)
-Latex heart balloons (found mine at party city)
-Liquid fabric stiffner
-Decorative ribbon to hang
Step 2: First Step
Start by inflating the latex heart balloon to the size that you want it to be in the finished poduct.
Step 3: Second Step
Paint/spray fabric stiffener/starch to the inflated balloon in a thick coating.
Step 4: Third Step
Begin by tieing the end of string to the bottom of the balloon, and then begin wrapping the string all around the balloon.
*There is no correct way to do this, so be creative!!
Step 5: Fourth Step
After completing wrapping the string to your desire, let the string dry overnight.
Step 6: Fifth Step
Once dry, using a pin pop the balloon, the fabric should be still in the shape it was on the balloon before popping it.
Step 7: Sixth Step
Cut two pieces or your decorative ribbon, length should be your personal preference of how you want it to hang.
Step 8: Final Step
Hang your string heart for your valentine to see!!
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