Brighten Up Your Mantel With This Valentine’s Day Heart Banner

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Brighten Up Your Mantel With This Valentines Day Heart Banner

I (heart) this banner! It’s simple to make using repurposed Hiland Dairy Organic Milk cartons. The fun conversation heart design will add lovely charm to your mantel or doorway for Valentine’s Day.

Conversation Heart Banner

Conversation Heart Banner

What You’ll Need:

Conversation Heart Banner Supplies

  • 3 Hiland Dairy Organic Milk cartons, half-gallon sized
  • Heart-shaped template
  • Marker
  • Spray paint in candy conversation heart colors
  • White ribbon
  • One-hole punch
  • Red letter stickers
  • Scissors


  • Rinse each milk carton with warm, soapy water. Towel-dry completely.
  • Cut the top and bottom off of each milk carton.
  • Cut down one side of each carton so it lays flat.
  • Trace heart shapes on the white side of each carton.
  • Cut out each heart with scissors.

Conversation Heart Banner Step 1

  • In a well-ventilated area, spray-paint the hearts using a variety of conversation heart colors. Allow to dry completely.

Conversation Heart Banner Step 2

  • Using the one-hole punch, punch holes on both sides of each heart.

Conversation Heart Banner Step 3

  • Spell out conversation heart sayings using the red letter stickers.

Conversation Heart Banner Step 4

  • Use white ribbon to tie bows between each heart, creating a banner. Tip: Be sure to leave longer ribbons at each end to hang from a mantel.

Conversation Heart Banner Step 5

Diva’s Tip

If you don’t have paper Hiland Dairy Organic Milk cartons, you can cut the hearts out of plastic Hiland Dairy Milk jugs instead. It works just as well!

The Dairy Diva

~The Dairy Diva

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