valentine’s day

Spinning Valentine

This is a quick and fun little Valentine’s project to make. Cut out a circle (use something sturdy like cardboard or cardstock), punch some holes, add some rubber bands, and then write half of your message on each side. Be sure that the message on the back is printed upside down so that it will […]

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Un-Romantic Valentine’s Day

So after reading this article about celebrating an unromantic Valentine’s day, I thought it would be a great idea to plan a surprise for my hubby and focus less on making the day all filled with hearts and roses (although he did surprise me with flowers on Sunday), and more about what my hubby would […]

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Friday Favorites: Let Me Count the Ways

1. the long thread  2. manmade diy  3. aesthetic burst  4. prudent baby 1. Handmade Paper Valentines I love Ellen’s photo tutorial of how to make cookie-cutter handmade paper hearts. I’ve always wanted to try my hand at making paper but it always seemed too complicated. Here she breaks it down into 9 simple steps.  […]

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Handmade Hearts

This week up to Valentine’s Day has been quite a busy one. Here are a few photos of what we’ve been up to… My not-so-neat sewing cabinet, and a pair of handmade Valentine cards beside my sewing machine. Some thumbprint heart magnets inspired by this tutorial on The Wonder Years blog. And some yummy heart-shaped […]

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