$5 DIY Valentine’s Day Mesh Heart Door Wreaths

DIY Valentine's Day Mesh Heart Door WreathsI have a thing for making wreaths. Can’t help myself! I have shared several on this site, be it for a holiday or just to dress up an otherwise plain front door.

Today, I’m sharing  with you how to create THREE Valentine’s Day mesh heart door wreaths from the same materials — just put together in different ways. And I made these three wreaths for around $5! They make for a fun trio of hanging hearts to display on a gate, a front door or even as part of a gallery wall.

So riffle through your closet for wire hangers and let me show you how I made them…

*This post contains affiliate links. A purchase of any of these items helps to support this blog and its creative efforts at no cost to you. To read more, please see my disclosure page.

DIY Valentine’s Day Mesh Heart Door Wreaths

We all have metal dry cleaner hangers littering up our closets, or at least we do! I typically toss ours in the recycling bin but I guess I’ve been slacking on this “job” as we had amassed a small collection. Grab a few and let’s form them into heart shapes.

– Wire metal hangers
– Pliers (optional)
– Wire snips (optional)
– Decorative mesh (approx. 1 yard in each color)
– Craft scissors
– Ribbon

how to make mesh heart door wreaths

Begin by bending and shaping the hanger into something of recognizable heart shape. Once – finally – in the classic Valentine’s Day heart form, you can use wire snips to cut off the hanger part. Or, bend and shape it to be flush with the heart form.
DIY Valentine's Day Mesh Heart Door Wreaths | DazzleWhileFrazzled.com

I got a yard each of three different colored Valentine’s Day themed mesh, and I wanted each individual wreath to be different. I began the process by cutting long strips of mesh and wrapping it around the wire hanger. This formed a base to cover the wire hanger so it wouldn’t show through the mesh.
DIY Valentine's Day Mesh Heart Door Wreaths | DazzleWhileFrazzled.com

ideas for mesh heart door wreaths

My goal for the heart trio was to have each one look different. Here’s how I did it:

  • The red wreath was created with lots and lots of small mesh ties;
  • The link pink wreath was created by wrapping mesh in several layers and secured with little mesh ties; and,
  • The fushia wreath was created by gathering the mesh in loops that were secured with mesh ties

DIY Valentine's Day Mesh Heart Door Wreaths | DazzleWhileFrazzled.com
DIY Valentine's Day Mesh Heart Door Wreaths


How do you decorate your front door for Valentine’s Day?

Link up your Valentine’s Day crafts and projects!

Do you follow me on PinterestFacebookInstagram and Google+?
I would appreciate any social media love you can send my way.

19 thoughts on “$5 DIY Valentine’s Day Mesh Heart Door Wreaths

  1. Teresa says:

    We do have several metal hangers, though the mostly live in my closet since my husband hates them. My kids would love to make some of these wreaths (as long as I do the actual metal bending…)! Thank you for sharing at The Really Crafty Link Party! Pinned!

  2. Stella Lee @Purfylle says:

    Everything fades super fast here in Western Australia too. Don’t hang your laundry out for too long.. I’m going to have to remember this mesh tip. I like your red heart the best (but that’s probably because I’m not much of a pink fan)

  3. Beverly says:

    What a fun and cute Valentine’s Project. I love the combination of pinks and reds. Thanks for sharing with us at Snickerdoodle. Pinning to my Valentine’s Board.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *