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DIY Melted crayon arts
This time Tara Dennis will teach you how to make gorgeous crayon arts! Crayon art is fun, fast to do and there are so many different patterns you can create. Crayon art is also a super easy, straightforward project that delivers a lot of graphic impact for not very much effort. Limit the shades for a unique effect or splash out and use every color of the rainbow. Creating a crayon art may be a little messy but it's fun and visually appealing. And as a bonus: crayon art is a great way to use broken crayons !
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DIY Heart shaped cupcakes (baking trick)
These heart shaped cupcakes by Pretty Providence are beyond adorable (and easy!) thanks to a genius baking trick. You can now make your own heart shaped cupcakes without the price of the fancy pan! Visit Pretty Providence and Learn how to make heart shaped cupcakes in a regular pan! These heart shaped cupcakes are cute for parties, Valentines Day and other celebrations. You won't believe how easy! Seriously, this is so simple! If you want to make the ultimate Valentine’s Day treat for your sweetie, this heart shaped cupcake is just a perfect choice:
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DIY Valentine's day strawberry lovebugs
These adorable and funny strawberry love (lady)bugs are a perfect Valentine's day gifts. These are really easy to make, especially if you leave out the antennae. Just slice a few strawberries in half, and dip the tips of both halves into some melted chocolate chips to create the heads. For the face, use a simple powdered sugar icing, and drop some melted chocolate drops on the little bug’s body. I cut a tiny hole in the corner of a small ziploc back to squeeze out the chocolate drops. The signs are little pieces of paper hot-glued to toothpick halves. That’s it.
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Printable lollipop butterflies and flowers
Here is a free printable Valentine if you need a quick and easy Valentine's day gift. Download the Butterfly or the flower Valentine print on colored card-stock, cut out, make slits for sucker, add some decorations (cut out shapes of paper, stickers, glitter, etc.), insert sucker and then add some wiggly eyes to the top of the sucker. Add a piece of tape to the back to keep the sucker securely in place. You can make it from any decorative srcapbook paper or you can upcycle leftower christmas wrapping papers to decorate it.
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DIY bursting heart Valentine's day pillow
This Heart Pillow tutorial and free pattern by Blue Susan Makes is easy to sew and the outcome is so unique and gorgeous! Decorate for Valentine's Day with these  DIY bursting heart pillows, perfect for tossing on the couch or bed. Make a few in different colors, patterns and sizes for all around the house! Happily though, a festive holiday like Valentine’s day leads to lots of fun DIY projects. And DIY projects don’t care if you are single or in a relationship on Valentine’s day. They are there for you in every stage of life. And this particular project looks so pretty, its bound to make you feel good!
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How to dry rose  petals and roses
When you receive a bouquet of fresh roses, preserve their beauty and fragrance by drying the rose petals. Dried rose petals are perfect for making potpourri, but they can also be used as dramatic embellishments in card making, as an organic element when pouring your own candles and soap, or even as confetti for weddings and bridal showers. There are several ways to dry rose petals, from microwaving them to pressing them between the pages of a book. Whatever method you choose, you may be surprised how easy it is to do, and how lovely the results.
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DIY heart shape pendant with hot glue gun
This nice, detailed craft tutorial video shows you how to make a heart shape rhinestone pendant using hot glue. It`s very, very easy, you won't believe it! You just need some colorful paper, a shape, a few piece of rhinestone and a hot glue gun. It's a perfect ( and quick ) Valentine's day gift, or just use this technique to make unique and gorgeous jewelries. ( You can create pendants, earrings and other accessories with hot glue as well )
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DIY hugging birds mother's day card
Every Mom and Dad appreciates handmade cards, so create one of these adorable hugging /cuddling bird cards for them for mother's day or father's day! (Or you can simply gift it to thank their hard work and unlimited love. ) These cute paper cuddling bird cards are super easy to make: you just need some colorful (scrapbooking or wrapping) paper to create it which is nice because you don't need to buy lots of craft supplies.  (You will be able to download 2 different free card templates from this nice craft website! )
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DIY paper clip love birds
These paper clip love birdies are super cute and also really easy to make! ( and you probably already have all the supplies you need to make them! ) You can use these paper birds as cute spring home decors, or seat cards at a fun party, or you can adapt this technique and create decors for other holidays (imagine a whimsical black crow for halloween or a christmas themed paper bird with wrapping papers and holly leaves/berries !) Of course instead of paper clips you can use any bendable wires, and you can create the paper birds in any size that you want.
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DIY heart lanterns with glass jars and fall leaves
These DIY heart leaf lanterns make beautiful gifts that even kids can make. These sweet little luminaries can be filled with treats and a candle or two and given as gifts. They are perfect for Christmas, Valentine’s Day or any other special occasion. (Or you can use them as fall decors!) You can experiment with other motifs as well, this mason jar lantern will be gorgeous in any form! (Imagine a nice butterfly or flower pattern for spring, or a christmas snowflake jar!)
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Easy DIY heart clasp wire wrapped bangle bracelet
Are you looking for a super easy but still stylish and lovely homemade gift? Try this gorgeous heart clasp wire wrapped bangle bracelet! This simple but still beautiful wire bracelet requires basic wire wrapping and shaping skills, but the great news is, wire jewelry is really inexpensive to make!  So with one coil of wire, you can make up several bangles (hello, handmade stocking stuffers)!  In this nice jewelry making / craft blog you can learn how to make one heart shaped wire blacelet in minutes, even if you are a beginner in wire jewelry making!
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Valentine's day heart fingerprint tree - easy craft for kids
Easy Peasy And Fun has another easy and fun  love filled arty-crafty project to share with you! This Valentine's day heart fingerprint tree is perfect both for kids and kids at heart. This Valentine's day heart fingeprint card (or picture) is super easy to make and it looks lovely. What is great about this Valentine's day kids craft project is that it’s easy to set up and is fairly quick to make so it can easily be a classroom project.  This craft project is also suitable for the smallest crafty hands if you help them and predraw the tree silhouette. This card also can be a cute keepsake!
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Yarn wrapped cardboard hearts - Valentine's day craft
Love is in the air! Today we are going to show you how to make yarn wrapped hearts. This craft idea is great both for kids and grown ups, making it the one of the coolest Valentine’s day crafts ever! You can make the yarn wrapped hearts in any color and size that fits into your home and style, so it can be a nice inexpensive home decor as well! (Imagine them in pastell/white vintage style!) For this Valentine's day craft you will need: a little piece of cardboard, a heart template, and a little yarn in the color of your choice. The kids will love this easy, fun , inexpensive and quick valentine's day craft!
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Easy and quick Valentine's day heart milk ice cubes
With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching,we are excited to share a couple Valentines hearts projects to celebrate the holiday with subtly and style. These milk Valentines hearts ice cubes are a sweet surprise for your man’s morning coffee or the kid’s tall glass of milk. As the hearts melt, the milk turns pink! To make the Valentines hearts milk ice cubes: you’ll need milk, red food dye, and a heart ice cube tray (or an empty plastic chocholate bonbon tray). These Valentines hearts ice cubes are a crazy easy way to make the morning special for those you love!
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Chocholate ladybug Valentine's day treat
Are you looking for a super easy, qick and cute Valentine's day gift for your loved ones? Try these adorable  black cardboard ladybugs with chocholate heart wings! Creative idea, isn't it? This Valentine's day treat can be a perfect choice for smaller kids as well because it's really super easy to make! Of course you can use any other sweets (with red wrappings) than chocholate hearts the ladybugs will look nice in any form! You can paint dots to the wings with a black marker, and if you haven't got googly eyes at hand you can simply draw them with a white pancil or corrector pen! You can experiment with other vibrant fun colors as well!
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Egg heart in a toast - romantic and super easy breakfast
Use a heart shaped cutter to make this easy breakfast for your loved one ! This delicious toast and heart shaped egg combo can be a perfect romantic breakfast choice in Valentine's day , your anniversary or make one just to show your endless love on a boring ordinary morning. Heat a little butter and oil in a pan and fry a slice of bread until golden. Cut out a heart shape then put the bread back in the pan , toasted side up. Crack an egg into the centre and fry until set. Serve with a ketchup arrow and a toasted heart spread with strawberry jam!
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Heart shaped fried egg with sausage - romantic breakfast
Suprise you loved ones with this delicious and super easy romantic breakfast : a heart shaped sausage filled with fried egg ! This romantic breakfast recipe is very easy so even if you are an absolute beginner in cooking this recipe is a perfect choice for you! You can make some heart shaped sausages filled with fried eggs for Valentine's day or for your upcoming anniversary or just to show your love in any boring ordinary morning. This step-by-step video tutorial will teach you how to make this delicious sausage and egg romantic breakfast in minutes!
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Tissue paper Valentine's day heart wreath with paper roses
You can make this gorgeous heart shaped paper rose Valentine's day wreath with leftover red Christmas wrap tissue paper and some cardboard ! Creative idea , isn't it? You can use this super easy and beautiful heart wreath to decorate your home at Valentine's day on a budget or you can use it as nice wedding decor at your upcoming wedding party as well! In this nice craft blog you will find a nice photo documented step-by-step tutorial on how to make this gorgeous heart shaped paper rosette wreath in minutes! This beautiful and inexpensive home decor will look good in any color!
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Paper plate yarn hearts - Valentine's day craft for kids
Today rachel from I Heart Crafty Things will teach you how to make these gorgeous and fun paper plate Valentines hearts. This wonderful heart paper plate sewing craft makes a perfect Valentine craft for preschoolers and it's also a lovely Valentine's day decoration or gift! All you need is some paper plates, scissors, a hole punch and some yarn and you are all set to make this simple heart sewing craft. The best part is the craft is adaptable for kids of all ages so you can make this one together as family. After everyone is finished making their heart, add some holes at the top, lace all of your paper plates together and you have a colorful and darling Valentine’s Day heart banner.
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Mini chocholate Valentines mailboxes - romantic gift idea
With Valentine’s Day coming up, two of our favorite things collide: adorable paper crafts and chocolate! Here’s a fun way to give the gift of chocolate in a creative way, with these adorable mini chocolate mailboxes. The best part is that you can use paper scraps and you don’t need a bunch of paper crafting tools to make them. And who doesn’t love a little extra chocolate? She made a fun little video tutorial to show you how simple the miniature valentine mailboxes are to make. You’ll have to try making them, they’re so simple and cute!
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