A few years ago, I made this funky heart door hanger.  Somehow, during our move, it got lost.  Since it was fairly easy to make, and I really love the shape, I decided I was going to make a new one, with an updated design.

Make your own valentine door hanger with this free funky heart svg file. It works with Cricut, Silhouette, and other digital cutters

Here’s what I used:

– Wood for heart (I used 10″ pine)
Vinyl or paper for stencil
– Paint
Wood glue
Exacto knife
Jigsaw
Craft Wire and Ribbon for hanging
– Electronic cutter (cricut explore, silhouette or other cutter)
– Cut File (see link below)

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Here is what I did:

I used a piece of 10″ pine for the door hanger.  Since the wood wasn’t big enough to fit the entire heart, I had to slice the heart shape in half.  Once that was done, I used my cutter and cut the design out of vinyl (I could have cut it out of paper, but since it’s so big, I thought vinyl would be easier).  Then, I placed the two pieces of vinyl on my board and used a jigsaw to cut out the shapes.

Make your own valentine door hanger with this free funky heart svg file. It works with Cricut, Silhouette, and other digital cutters

Then, I sanded and painted both sides a soft pink color.

Make your own valentine door hanger with this free funky heart svg file. It works with Cricut, Silhouette, and other digital cutters

While that was drying, I cut, weeded, and applied transfer tape to the vinyl stencils. I made the stencils a couple inches bigger than the heart.

Make your own valentine door hanger with this free funky heart svg file. It works with Cricut, Silhouette, and other digital cutters

When the paint was dry, I removed the backing off the vinyl and applied it to the heart.

Make your own valentine door hanger with this free funky heart svg file. It works with Cricut, Silhouette, and other digital cutters

I used an Exacto knife to trim the vinyl stencil down closer to the size of the heart and then removed the transfer tape.

Make your own valentine door hanger with this free funky heart svg file. It works with Cricut, Silhouette, and other digital cutters

I painted one more light coat of pink paint.  This prevents the next color from bleeding under the stencil.

Make your own valentine door hanger with this free funky heart svg file. It works with Cricut, Silhouette, and other digital cutters

Then, I painted on the darker pink.

Make your own valentine door hanger with this free funky heart svg file. It works with Cricut, Silhouette, and other digital cutters

Once that was dry to the touch, I carefully pulled up the vinyl.

Make your own valentine door hanger with this free funky heart svg file. It works with Cricut, Silhouette, and other digital cutters

I used wood glue to attach the two pieces together.

Make your own valentine door hanger with this free funky heart svg file. It works with Cricut, Silhouette, and other digital cutters

To finish it off, I drilled a hole in each side and added wire and ribbon for hanging.

Make your own valentine door hanger with this free funky heart svg file. It works with Cricut, Silhouette, and other digital cutters

Want to make your own?  Download the free cut file below.

Make your own valentine door hanger with this free funky heart svg file. It works with Cricut, Silhouette, and other digital cutters

In case your new here…

I’ve been learning how to make my digital cutter files available in different file formats, so I can share them with you!  Once you have downloaded the free files, you can use them anytime to create projects for personal use only.  Please do not share, resell, or claim any of these files as your own. You can purchase the file with a Commercial License from my shop. Here is the freebie. Enjoy!

As always, if you have any problems with the files svg files, please let me know. I’ve included .jpg, .png, .svg. .ai, .eps, and .dxf, in the zip file. Just click to download.

NOTE:  Some computers/browsers are displaying the .svg file with an extension of html or something similar. Please look for that if you don’t see the .svg.

 

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