Wow, it's been crazy around here planning out three kitchen layouts including a new kitchen for us! We're meeting with the kitchen cabinet builder today to go over details, but I'm still trying to decide if going custom is really worth it. Once we have our plans a little more concrete, I'll be sure to fill you in on all the details. For now I have a little Valentines Day DIY.
I made a geometric heart for our chalkboard wall from wallpaper and card stock triangles. The black and white triangles are cut from the Marimekko ruutukaava wallpaper sample which you may remember from my front entry mood board and from my workspace where I framed it to cover the outlet in the wall. I actually got the inspiration for this project when I was checking out the wrapping paper section at Target and they had a geometric heart on one of their gift bags. It really seems like geometric hearts are everywhere lately including our kitchen now. :)
I chose to use a few of the colours that are popping up in our home lately: black and white with some gold and blush/rose pink. I really like this combination right now along with a little grey, of course. This heart would also look really great framed and up on a mantel, shelf or wall. The heart I made is about 10" wide and tall.
To make the heart you'll need to cut 2.5" squares from card stock which you will then cut in half on the diagonal to create the triangles. I cut 3 squares(6 triangles) of the gold and black and white card stock and 4 squares(8 triangles) of the pink card stock. I then taped the triangles on the wall using paint safe masking tape.
I love how this little project turned out and you may recognize a couple of the other decorations on my chalkboard wall as well: the calendar printable and the gold circle garland from Christmas. Ahh! We still haven't switched out that light switch to black even though all the parts are just sitting in our garage. Maybe one of these days. :)