Sweet Treats for Valentine’s Day

February 8, 2013 - Filed under Baking, Valentine's Day

I truly believe that the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach! So why not show how much you care by making some of these yummy treats for your the ones you love?

Sweet Treats for Valentines Day

1. Red Velvet Macarons   |   2. Valentine’s Dipped Rice Krispies   |   3. Pink Ice Cream Sandwiches   |   4. Valentine’s Day Marshmallow Pops   |   5. Stamped Candy Bags   |   6. Strawberry Vanilla Oreo Cookies   |   7. Sweetie Pies   |   8. Hot Chocolate with Marshmallow Hearts   |   9. Candy Cane Hearts

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Handmade Valentine’s Decor Ideas

February 6, 2013 - Filed under Valentine's Day

Get in touch with your inner cupid and use your love of crafting to create some easy and fun Valentine’s Day Decor.

Valentine's Decor Ideas

1. String of Hearts – Inspired by the classic paper chain, this heart shaped version is a cute way to brighten up your mantel.

2. Crayon Hearts – These translucent hanging hearts are easy to make from waxed paper and crayons. Hang them in a sunny window to fill your room with colourful cheer.

3. Heart-to-Heart Garland – A cute addition to any mantle, but I love they way they’ve used it on the headboard. Who wouldn’t want to wake up to a room full of love on Valentine’s Day?

4. Valentine Heart Wreath – Wreaths aren’t just for Christmas. This beautiful heart shaped wreath would make a great addition to any front door.

5. Candy & Tulip Bouquet – Nothing says Valentine’s Day better than candy and flowers, and this beautiful bouquet is the perfect way to combine them both into a gorgeous centerpiece.

6. Paint Chip & Paper Punch Garland – Nothing could be easier than this fun and festive galand made from paint chips and a heart shaped craft punch.

7. Edible Painted Dishes – Decorate your dishes with edible designs for an extra special dinner.

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Hugs & Kisses Tic Tac Toe – Free Printable

February 4, 2013 - Filed under Free Stuff, Valentine's Day

Spend some time with your Valentine playing this cute game of Hugs + Kisses Tic Tac Toe. This project makes a great Valentine for your kids to give out at school and is even fun for those adults who are just kids at heart. Simply print out the playing cards, and the X & O pieces, then cut them out with scissors or a craft knife.

Tip: You can use a craft punch to cut out circles for the playing pieces to save you time.

Valentine's Day - Hugs & Kisses TicTacToe

Download the Free Printable

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Cute & Crafty Valentines

February 1, 2013 - Filed under Valentine's Day

Whether you’ve been married for years, have a new crush or just want to show you care, Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to remind someone how special they are.

You don’t need elaborate plans, or big, grand gestures, sometimes it’s the little things that mean the most. These adorable handmade Valentines are cute & simple, and sure to make your special someone’s day.

Cute & Crafty Valentines

1. Magnifying Glass Valentines – This cute idea is easy to pull together with dollar store magnifying glasses, and this free printable.

2. Fruit Sticker Valentines – Forget all the sugar this year and go for something naturally sweet. These tiny stickers are an easy and thoughtful way to show you care.

3. Felt Fortune Cookies – Let your valentine know you feel fortunate to have them in your life with charming fortune cookies filled with treats or special messages.

4. My Heart Pops For You – Fill a ziplock bag with popcorn and slap on this free lable and you’ve got a cute and yummy valentine.

5. Cupid’s Arrow – Another dollar store project, perfect for classmates. Fun pencils attach to this free printable, to make Cupid’s arrow. (You could also use pixie sticks)

6. Banana’s For You! – Check your local candy store for bulk candy bananas, and create this adorable monkey valentine. All you need is a couple of craft punches.

7. Pom Pom Monsters – These cute little monsters make an adorable valentines and they’re easy to throw together with a few craft store supplies.

8. Lucky in Love Scratch-off Card – Did you know you can make your own scratch-off solution by mixing 2 parts metallic acrylic paint with 1 part dishwashing liquid? Now you can make your own lucky in love scratch card with secret date ideas hidden beneath.

9. I’d SNAP at the chance Valentine – Let this cute little alligator deliver your valentine message this year. Warning there is a lot of cutting and folding involved in this project… but seriously, how cute is it?!

10. I love you to pieces – I LOVE Reese’s Pieces, so this idea hit’s a soft spot for me, complete with a free printable.

11. Whoopie! It’s Valentines Day – This cute Whoopie cushion valentine is fun for kids of all ages!

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