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Easy Light up Heart

This project is easy and inexpensive. Great for Valentine’s day, gift, or night light. Make it with your friends for Galentine’s Day!

easy light up heart

You will need: Styrofoam circle (mine were a set of 2 from Dollar Tree) A strand of lights (mine were from Dollar Tree) School Glue or Hot Glue Tissue Paper Squares Pencil Screwdriver

easy light up heart

I used a cookie cutter to map out my heart shape and light hole design.

easy light up heart

Poke holes through the Styrofoam with the screwdriver.

easy light up heart

Push your lights through the Styrofoam.

easy light up heart

Wrap your tissue paper squares around the end of a pencil. Dip it in the glue and place on the Styrofoam.

easy light up heart

I found that the glue was taking a little too long to hold so I decided to switch to a hot glue gun.

easy light up heart

Place your tissue paper with glue onto the Styrofoam.

easy light up heart

Continue this process until the entire surface of the circle is covered.

easy light up heart

Plug it in and decide how you want to display it.

easy light up heart

This display is simply the heart balanced on a small picture easel.

easy light up heart

easy light up heart

This display, I placed the Styrofoam in a bowl and it reminded me of flowers.

easy light up heart

You could use battery operated lights to avoid the cord for this version.
Credit: Home Remedies
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