Lowe's Home Improvement

Hanging Heart-Shape Ornament

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Show your sweetheart how much you care this Valentine's Day with heart-shape ornaments made out of hardware cloth and red shop towels.

hanging heart-shaped ornament on desk

Project Overview

Skill Level


Estimated Time

Few hours

Estimated Cost


Tools and Materials


  • Wire Cutters
  • Scissors


  • Hardware cloth, #85297
  • Red shop towels, #125882

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Project Resources


Step 1

Cut a heart shape out of mesh-like hardware cloth with wire cutters.

Step 2

Use scissors to cut strips 1" wide and 4" long from red shop towels.

Step 3

Thread a strip of the shop towel through a square of the hardware cloth and tie in a knot. Continue threading and knotting strips until the heart is covered. Trim strips if needed.

Step 4

Thread a ribbon through the top to hang.