{Anthropologie Inspired} Heart Towels

Posted by on January 13, 2014 in DIY and Crafts | 29 comments

And I’m back stalking Anthropologie …

I.  cant.  help.  it.

They just have the cutest random items.  How cute are these simple, sweet dish towels???

Anthropologie Heart Towel  |  View From The Fridge

Anthropologie Heart Towel

I think that part of the appeal of some of their products is the simplicity.  This just happens to also be convenient for DIY’ers, as well!  Cheers to that!!

Our version?  Here it is …

Anthropologie Inspired Heart Towels  |  View From The Fridge

Anthropologie Inspired Heart Towels

So, what do you think … close to the inspiration??  Close enough for our kitchen {for a month}

Here’s what you need:

  • White dish towel(s).  Ours came from Target … obviously!
  • Ribbon and/or rick rack in pinks and reds (or any color of your choice)
  • Double sided fusible web.
  • Iron

Here are the simple steps:

Anthropologie Heart Towel  |  View From The Fridge

8 Simple Steps!

  1. Cut ribbons to size.  I started with the middle ribbon first.  From there, I cut two of each ribbon to the same size for each side of middle ribbon and worked outwards.
  2. Lay ribbons in place on towel to make sure you like the layout.
  3. Peel off one side of the fusible web (to expose the somewhat sticky side).
  4. Stick ribbon pieces onto the fusible web.
  5. Cut around each ribbon as best you can
  6. Peel back off fusible web to expose the other sticky side.
  7. Stick ribbon pieces to towel in the arrangement you decided earlier
  8. Flip towel over and iron over the ribbon pieces (fusible web is activated by the heat)

That’s it!  A quick, half hour project that adds a little color to your kitchen!

Anthropologie Heart Towel  |  View From The Fridge

Anthropologie Inspired Heart Towel

Happy Monday!  Hope your week is off to a fabulous start!

Bonbon Break


  1. These are really cute and look simple enough to do.. I love them…..

    • Hi Cathy! SUPER easy and quick … and cheap! Thanks for stopping over, and have a good week!

  2. I love your version! Just perfect for few short weeks it will be used. Thanks for sharing.

    • Hi Tammy,
      Thank you! Yes, these towels are great for the couple weeks until Valentine’s day … then the pink and red has got to go! Thanks for stopping over! Have a great week!

  3. Awww these turned out so cute! I love them, very easy and super festive. Great job

  4. I like your version better. It’s a great way use little bits of leftover ribbon!

  5. Katie great job, I actually stopped by their site for the first time today. I’ve been wondering what this Anthropologies site is all about. I’ve never even heard of it before. But they have a lot of great stuff. You did a spot on job with this towel. I know it’s going to be featured on a lot of sites.

    Your going to have to do a Anthropologies round up post pretty soon!!

    • Ha Ha, Courtney! I have one more project I’m ‘stealing’ from them for next week. I swear I don’t purposely set out to see what projects I can rip off of theirs :)

      Oh, and by the way … wait for Antrho’s sale! It’s usually pretty good. I don’t ever buy anything full price from there!!

  6. These are darling!! Love them so much. Come and link to What to do Weekends party if you can. Linda


    • Hi Linda! Stopping over right now! Thanks for the comment, and the invite! Have a great week!

  7. So cute and so easy! Thanks for sharing!

  8. This towel is too cute! I love that you can re-purpose old scraps. I’m stopping by from Whimsy Wed. Have a wonderful evening!

  9. What a great project! It looks just as good as the Anthropologie version, and it looks super easy. Thanks for sharing!

  10. This Valentine’s Towel is really SUPER CUTE! Thank you so much for stopping by and linking up to Saturday Dishes.
    Diane Roark

  11. So cute! I can’t believe how simple it is!

    • So simple!! Thanks for stopping by!

  12. Thanks so much for sharing this adorable towel at our All Things Thursday Blog Hop this week! I love the heart design with the ribbons! I hope you have a great week!

    • Thanks for the comment and the party, Nici!

  13. Cute idea. I love that’s a no sew design. I can’t sew to save my life. :) I found you on the Made U Look Link Party. Happy I found you.

  14. Looks great! Would love to have you share at Link’n Blogs link party.

    Put A Bird On It

  15. Love them … they are so cute! Thanks for sharing at The Gathering Spot!

  16. So cute Katie- pinning!

    • Thanks, Krista!! So glad you stopped by! Have a gret weekend!

  17. We have to stop meeting like this ;) Just wanted to thank you for sharing this at last week’s Project Inspire{d} and wanted to let you know that you will be my feature pick of the week! I hope to see you again on Monday. Love your creations!

    • Hi Mary Beth!! We do need to stop meeting like this :) I love your site, and I love your party. Thanks so much for the feature this week (can’t wait to see it), and for stopping by to leave a note! I hope your weekend was wonderful! What a good way to start out the week tomorrow!
      Thanks again,

  18. Thanks so much for linking up to Your Whims Wednesday, I featured this on my blog tonight! Come stop by and grab a featured button :) http://www.mygirlishwhims.com/2014/01/your-whims-wednesday-147-and-features.html

  19. These are precious. And they actually look doable for a non crafter like myself. They are so super that they are being featured this week at The Wednesday Roundup! Come on over and grab your feature button for bragging rights!

  20. Katie, I love these towels! I confess that I was stalking Anthropologie this past week too and pinned these as a project idea:) I love how yours turned out. Thanks for linking up again to the Thursday S.T.Y.L.E. Link Party. We hope to see you again this week!

  21. Thank you for linking up your awesome project @ craft create & Inspire last weekend .. You are featured at this weekends party !! hope you will stop by and join us again..

    Claire @ Live Love Create


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