DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels

  • 01 of 06

    DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels

    DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels
    Stephanie White

    Add a romantic decor to your kitchen this Valentine's Day by taking regular tea towels and transforming them into beautiful Valentine's Day themed kitchen towels that are perfect to hang on your oven door or leave by the sink while you do the dishes.

    Heart Ribbon Tea Towel Materials (Left Tea Towel)

    Heart Accent Tea Towel Materials (Right Tea Towel)

    • Tea towel
    • Fabric glue (washing safe)
    • Small piece of red cotton or felt
    • Fabric scissors
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  • 02 of 06

    DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels: Heart Ribbon Tea Towel

    DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels
    Stephanie White

     Heart Ribbon Tea Towel

    • Cut two pieces of ribbon that are slightly longer than the width of the tea towel.
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  • 03 of 06

    DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels: Heart Ribbon Tea Towel

    DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels
    Stephanie White
    • Apply fabric glue to the backs of a piece ribbon and press it down against the tea towel. Repeat this step with the second ribbon, and offset the design slightly to give a more interesting design. For this tea towel the ribbons we glued directly over top each over near the bottom of the tea towel, but the positioning and spacing of the ribbons are up to your own creativity on how you would like to create your towel.
    • Once the glue has dried, see the glue's packaging for exact drying times,...MORE flip over the tea towel.
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  • 04 of 06

    DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels: Heart Ribbon Tea Towel

    DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels
    Stephanie White
    • Take the excess bit of ribbon on either side of the tea towels and glue it to the back of the tea towel to achieve a clean edge on the front of the tea towel.
    • Once the glue on the back has dried your tea towel is ready to use in your kitchen to dry dishes or as a decorative item.
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  • 05 of 06

    DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels: Heart Accent Tea Towel

    DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels
    Stephanie White

    Heart Accent Tea Towel 

    • To begin to make your heart accent tea towel cut a small square out of red cotton or a piece of red felt and fold it in half. Using fabric scissors or sharp craft scissors cut out half of a heart so that the center of the heart is on the folded side of the fabric. It is also possible to purchase a pre-cut heart fabric applique.
    • Apply fabric glue around the edge of the cut heart shape and position the fabric heart in the middle of the tea towel. When selecting fabric glue to...MORE make sure to select a fabric glue that will still adhere after being washed so that you can use your tea towel more than once.
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  • 06 of 06

    DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels: Heart Accent Tea Towel

    DIY Valentine's Day Kitchen Towels
    Stephanie White
    •  Once the glue has dried your tea towel is ready to use.

    Tip: Instead of using tea towels it is possible to do the same thing on napkins or bathroom towels to create Valentine's decor for your entire house.