By Renae Frey

How to Make a Beautiful Heart Shaped Moss Topiary

How to Make a Beautiful Heart Shaped Moss Topiary

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Welcome! I am so glad that you are here. I always enjoy our time together. Do you love Valentine’s Day? And Valentine DIY crafts? Me, too. I don’t usually go all out for the Valentines Holiday, but this craft is just so cute, You are going to love it. And it is so perfect for the centerpiece of your romantic Valentine’s table or decor around your home. Today, I am going to show you How to Make a Beautiful Heart Shaped Moss Topiary. Come on, I’ll show you.

heart shaped moss topiary, vintage valentines day card, diy craft
How to Make a Beautiful Heart Shaped Moss Topiary

Aren’t these the cutest little topiaries? They make my heart smile. I just love them. I bought these super cute white vintage urns a while back at an antique store. I love it when you find something and your heart starts to pitter pat and you know that you can’t go home without them. That’s what happened when I saw these. I have had them on the book shelf, but they just didn’t quite fulfill their purpose in life yet-until now.

How to Make a Beautiful Heart Shaped Moss Topiary

craft supplies for How to Make a Beautiful Heart Shaped Moss Topiary
How to Make a Beautiful Heart Shaped Moss Topiary

The Supplies That You Need

Small urn or flower pot (these are so cute) floral foam, a dowel, a heart box, moss matt, scissors, Spanish moss, a hot glue gun and hot glue, ribbon, gold spray paint, gold craft paper, cutting board and sharp knife.

Let’s get started on this super fun and easy Valentine craft project.

Step 1: Spray pain the dowel, gold.

floral foam cutting
How to Make a Beautiful Heart Shaped Moss Topiary

Step 2: Cut floral foam to fit snuggly into urn.

floral foam in urn
tracing heart onto moss matt

Step 3: Trace the heart box onto the moss matt.

Step 4: Cut out the heart out a half inch away from your drawn line.

cutting out moss heart

Step 5: Clip to the line all the way around the heart.

gluing on moss to heart box

Step 6: Hot glue the moss hearts to both sides of the heart box. Add a bead of glue around the side of the heart box and glue down the clipped edges of the heart.

drilling hole into moss heart

Step 7: Using a drill and drill bit the same size as the dowel, drill a hole in the bottom of the heart.

ryobi glue gun and moss heart

Step 7: Measure and cut a strip of the moss matt for the sides of the heart. Start at the point of the heart and hot glue all the way around, leaving a bit unglued until the dowel is inserted.

Step 8: Glue the dowel in. Hold it in place until the glue sets.

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gluing moss onto heart topiary

Step 9: Insert dowel into the center of the floral foam in your urn or garden pot. Hot glue Spanish moss to the floral foam and up the dowel.

heart topiary, hot glue gun ryobi
tying on pink silk ribbon onto heart topiary

Step 10: Tie the ribbon around the dowel and Voila! Isn’t it so cute and easy.

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I am so happy how these turned out. They are perfect for my Beautiful Valentine’s Day Table for Two.

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15 thoughts on “How to Make a Beautiful Heart Shaped Moss Topiary”

  1. I’m a bit obsessed with topiaries but I don’t have one in the shape of a heart! Thanks for the inspiration, Donna

  2. It’s so pretty!! I love holiday decor that is subtle and simple. Thanks for sharing!

  3. These turned out so pretty! I just love how you created a centerpiece around them! So creative!

  4. Oh, Renae! These are so lovely! I’m a moss lover, so I may have to give this. a try.

  5. Joanne

    Your topiaries are lovely!!! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Encouraging Hearts and Home. Pinned.

  6. Very adorable heart topiary, perfect for Valentine’s decor! Thank you for linking up @Happiness Is Homemade Linky Party. I would be happy to see you @HomeMattersParty too. Come and join!
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    Co-Host @HomeMatterParty @HappinessIsHomemadeLinkyParty @You’reTheStarBlogHop

  7. These are lovely, Renae! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm!

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Beautiful interiors don’t have to come with an outrageous price tag. My style is what I like to call Vintage French Farmhouse, I love mixing decorating styles, especially opposites like the glitz of a chandelier dripping in crystals with a chair upholstered in worn aged leather. Refined, yet not too formal-but, livable, elegant traditional design, adding warmth and vintage elements.

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