Whether you want to flaunt your love of your garden or simply brighten a dull corner, all you need is wire, fine garden wire, pebbles, wire mesh, wire cutters and a fine pair of pliers. You can hang your heart from a sturdy chain or a delicate ribbon, or use fishing line for a floating effect.
Step 1 - Use the thicker wire to create a flat heart, which will determine the size of your creation. Tie the points with the finer wire and a pair of pliers.
Step 2 - Place this template over a double layer of wire mesh and cut out a slightly larger heart with the wire cutters. Tie the wire mesh to the original frame with the thinner wire, but remember to leave an open space through which to add the pebbles.
Step 3 - Fill the heart with the prettiest pebbles in your collection. Finally, affix the ribbon or chain. Hang your heart where everyone can see it. Try the end of a garden path, above the barbecue, behind the kitchen door or even over the dog’s kennel.
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