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Wire Heart Valentine's Brooch

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Add some holiday pizazz to your outfit with a wired heart brooch.Sweet and so simple to make. And I'll show you how to personalize it, too!

Step 1: Loop

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Begin by forming a small loop at the end of the wire.

Step 2: Curve

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Gently curve the wire to form the side of the heart.

Step 3: Bottom

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Decide how tall you want your heart to be, then bend the wire to form a tight angle.

Step 4: Finish

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Reverse the process for the first side, forming a gentle curve that ends in a tight loop, then cut the wire.

Step 5: Repeat

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Repeat the process to form a second heart. Slip the end of one heart through the other, connecting the hearts.

Step 6: Rhinestone

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Apply a rhinestone to the connection of the hearts. I just used hot glue, and secured the hearts together under the rhinestone.

Step 7: Ribbon

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Weave the ribbon through the hearts, trimming the ends to an appealing shape. Make note to cover the wire of the hearts as little as possible.

Step 8: As is...

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The pin is lovely and complete at this point. However...

Step 9: Add

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I decided to add yet another heart to represent our son.

Step 10: Multiples

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You can personalize yours with as many hearts as you need.

Step 11: Jewelry Pin

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Attach the jewelry pin to the back of the ribbon.

Step 12: Bookmark

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As an added bonus, if you have extra wire, the little hearts make great bookmarks!

Step 13: Ready to wear

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And it's ready to dress up any outfit.