DIY Heart Sweaters Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

The heart sweater trend has been popping up all over the place this season (thanks to this gorgeous number from J Crew) so today I wanted to share some fabulous DIYs I’ve spied on a few of my favourite blogs. These crafty ladies have taken this sweet trend to a crafty place and they’re bringing us along for the ride with some very well thought out and completely doable tutorials. With just a few basic sewing/felting skills, you’ll be well on your way to a cute new date night top! Enjoy!

The red and black beauty above was created by Amy Day to Day and featured on Design, Dining + Diapers. I love how she’s paired her new sweater with black skinny jeans and boots for a sleek and simple look.

Over at A Beautiful Mess, lovely ladies Elsie and Kinsey shared their own version, featuring a bright red heart on a white, lacy backdrop. I love the idea of making this sweater with a vintage, thrifted piece for added style and character. Pair it with a flirty skirt or wear it over a light dress for a layered look.

Kinsey also shared this neat cardigan upstyle on her blog, Sincerely Kinsey. Just grab a tired old cardy and some gauzy fabric for a romantic new piece. I am daydreaming about all the different fabrics I could play around with for this DIY… the possibilities truly are endless.

Lastly, I’m completely smitten with this elbow patch tutorial spotted on Honestly WTF. Can you imagine sprucing up a simple wool sweater with some felted hearts? A cookie cutter is the secret ingredient to this fun DIY!

Wishing you a happy, crafty Valentine’s Day!

Desiree Fawn

Désirée Fawn is a Canadian mom, blogger, and doula. She’s a tea enthusiast, social media connoisseur, and lover of travel. Her blog, So Fawned, began in 2008 as a way to document her life as a young mother, and has morphed into space featuring daily inspirations, insights into motherhood, style, home, and more. Désirée lives in Ontario with her daughter and partner. She also writes for Mom Spark.


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