Valentine’s Day Fabric Tree

After creating a picture backdrop using gold tissue paper at New Year’s Eve, I’ve been wanting to recreate the same layered effect elsewhere in my home.  Using items that cost me a total of $2 I was able to craft this adorable Valentine’s Day Fabric Tree.
I sure hope you all are scouring the Target Dollar section, like I do.  I can not tell you how many great finds I score there!  On one of my recent stops, I found these $1 waffle kitchen towels.

I had already had this tree form and gave it a quick coat in white spray paint.

I cut the waffle towel into 1″ strips to cover the tree form.  Then, I made numerous slices into each strip.  I didn’t want the tree to have a crisp look, so after cutting the slices I roughed up the fabric by pulling and tugging at it.

Using a hot.glue gun I started wrapping the tree form with my towel strips.  Be sure to start at the bottom and work your way up on your form.

During New Year’s Eve, I had bought a package of silver paper letters from Target’s Dollar section and they came into play on this project.

I used a wooden skewer and painted it with my gold foil paint pen.  Then I hot.glued the letters onto the skewer.

I covered a styrofoam circle with fabric as the base for my LOVE and the tree.

Be sure to follow my favorite Valentine crafts on Pinterest, too!
Are you adding any Valentine’s Day decor to your home?

19 thoughts on “Valentine’s Day Fabric Tree

  1. What a cute tree! I am coming by to let you know it’s being featured over on The Wednesday Roundup!!! Congrats! Don’t forget to come grab your feature button and link up a new project today!

  2. So cute! I just love finding cute stuff at the Dollar Tree & your project turned out fantastic! I found you at the Girl Creative’s party (I was featured too!) Have a great day =) Marcy @ day2day SuperMom

  3. Hi Amy. This is so sweet! And what a creative use for a dish towel! Visiting from the Creative Connection party!

    – Tasha @ Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body {}

  4. Will have to take a look at Target in Grand Junction, CO to see if they have those towels. I don’t get into g.J. that often so by time I do all good stuff is gone from the special section. I spend more time there than I do rest of store usually. Or maybe I could find some paper with pink/red polka dots or hearts. Glad I found your post on Hit Me with your best shot party.
    Haven’t been doing much Valentine decorating or making. Have several things I made last year I’ve put out but have been knee deep in purging, cleaning, organizing in my craft room. It’s a small room and is also my computer room so I have to keep things tidy or I can’t even walk in room. Still going thru things and have some shelves in here also to clear out, but it’s worth it in end.
    Happy week

  5. Wow this is super easy and cute, hope you don’t mind if I copy this! I have some great red polk a dot fabric. The skewer is very clever I would never think of that. Great job Amy!

  6. What an adorable DIY, the tree is so cute, I love anything nature and this is perfect post for this Party I threw! Thanks for coming to the party and hope to see you around again! Your host Maria! and if you have some time stop by other people blogs and say hello Big hugs Maria

  7. Love these trees! I bought those towels from The One Spot, too, not really knowing what to do with them. Now I know! Thanks for hosting Link’n Blogs. Love your blog, Amy!

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