This rustic chicken wire heart is super-easy to make, because the chicken wire heart is already made! And it’s not expensive to purchase either! Talk about a fantastic craft supply!
Have you seen the chicken wire trend? Maybe it isn’t a trend, but lots of frames and home decor items seem to be popping up with chicken wire as part of the decoration. It’s a rustic, farmhouse look that I really like!
There are many DIYs on Pinterest, but I’ve got something even easier: just purchase a ready-made item and customize it yourself!
I found one by Darice Crafts for under $7:
The heart comes in a distressed white painted finish, so you could leave it just as it is. (I can imagine these for a wedding, with ribbon or flowers wound through part of it!)
I decided to paint mine and then embellish it with some of my ribbons and vintage lace seam binding.
I used two of DecoArt’s newest craft paint colors in a pretty yellow and a warm grey:
The paint technique I used to get a weathered-wood finish consists of these two paint colors and a wet washcloth.
A wet washcloth?
Yes, and it’s very easy to do!
You can see more pictures and details in my post over at Deja Vue Designs!
Click here: Rusty Gray and Yellow Chicken Wire Heart
Gotta love easy-peasy DIY ideas!