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Crocheted hearts
With this nice crochet pattern you can make these little crocheted hearts out of some scrap yarn. It can be a perfect valentine's day gif t, or you can stuff it with lavender.
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Valentine's day hearts - crochet pattern
Whit the help of this detailed crochet pattern , you can make these adorable crocheted Valentine's day hearts. It's a perfect gift to the loved ones or it just can be a perfect shabby chic / vintage decoration.
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Elegant white wedding bouquet
There is a misconception that learning how to make a DIY wedding bouquet is hard, which it’s absolutely not. It's easy and affordable! Put a very personal touch on your wedding day by creating your own bouquet. With this step-by-step tutorial by Tara Dennis it will be a piece of cake! While there are tons of colors to focus on in your wedding bouquet, most of the brides opt to carry white for their weddings. The choice may be anchored in tradition ,but that's not the only reason of it's popularity. White bouquets complement any wedding dress, and never draw attention away from the bride herself. Even better, they go with nearly any color scheme and will fit in with your celebration's style no matter the formality of the day.
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Crepe paper calla lily with chocholate
Today Ash And Crafts sharing with us a gorgeous crepe paper calla lily bouquet tutorial which incorporates our favorite food: chocolate! This beautiful crepe paper calla lily bouquet makes a great gift for the mothers in your life because its handmade, the flowers last forever, and the center is edible! If you are looking for a fun and thoughtful homemade gift idea consider creating a crepe paper calla lily bouquet which is perfect for many different occasions! Your chocolate flower bouquet can have as many "calla lilies" in it as you want: small and giant bouquets will look lovely equally.
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Strawberry roses
Roses are red and they taste good, too!  Learn how to make this beautiful strawberry rose with  following along Ash And Crafts's fruit carving tutorial. These easy to make strawberry roses are perfect to dress up a cake on Valentine’s Day or to show your mom some love on Mother’s DayStrawberry roses are a fun addition anywhere you would use strawberries : on a fruit salad, as cupcake toppers or as a stunning garnish for pancakes, waffles or even oatmeal!
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DIY floral heart wreaths - spring decoration
This floral heart wreath is so simple and gorgeous, you HAVE to make one! Make these beautiful hearth shaped wreaths by following along Design Improvised's step-by-step tutorial and add a little Valentine's touch to your home. It's also a great spring / Easter decoration! Give guests a warm, cheery welcome this season with this beautiful heart wreath. This handmade wreath comes together quickly using inexpensive materials. Thus beauty is sure to add a breath of fresh air to your front door or wall.
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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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Stacked ombre Valentine's day heart candles
Valentine’s Day is the perfect holiday to celebrate by making a set of romantic and unique candles like these gorgeous stacked ombre heart candles. But watch out – this is an addictive project!
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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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Chocolate covered strawberry hearts
Chocolate covered strawberry hearts are such a cute idea for a Valentine’s Day treat!  They are easy to make and since they are chocolate covered strawberries they are delicious too! Isn’t it crazy how fast time is flying?  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner!  Surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with this adorable treat.
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DIY heart wreath with balloons
This Valentine's day or spring decoration wreath is inspired by those beautiful string wedding balloon displays. Its easy to make and also very cheap. It's a perfect Valentine's day or wedding decoration or you can decorate your home with it at spring/easter.
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DIY no sew heart pillow
Have a look at this easy way to make a gorgeous no sew, heart shape Valentine's day pillow from felt fabric or polar fleece (the cloth must threadless). You need felt fabric (polar fleece) in two different colors, scissors, and wadding (cotton) to stuff the pillow with, when it is ready.
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DIY bunny Valentine's day gift bags (with printable)
This is Mr Printables's favorite Bunny favor bag for the Valentine’s day. Children can make these printable party favors for others, or receive them from you! Fill it with chocolates, candies and lots of love. You can also use it as an easter gift bag.
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DIY heart shaped book page wreath
With this great video craft tutorial make a pretty, heart shaped wreath with recycled cardboard , and old book and a glue gun. It's a perfect cheap Valentine's day home decor , but you can make it in any other shape. If you love rustic/vintage style this c raft idea is a perfect choice for you!
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DIY sugar cube hearts
This is a really quick, simple craft project for your love. Give to him/her on Valentine's day with a delicious tea or coffe. You can experiment with different sugars, or flavours too.
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DIY paper heart wall - Valentine's day home decor
For this year Valentine's day ( or just to suprise your loved ones ) make a wall of paper hearts ! It's very easy to make ( you can download the free heart template ) , and also look gorgeous! You can use it as a Valentine's day home decor or you can decorate your kids room with it ( just use bright fun colors ).
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Heart shaped hard boiled eggs easily
Suprise you loved ones in Valentine's day with a delicious bearkfast: make these heart shaped hard boiled ( deviled ) eggs ! With this great video tutorial , you can make it easily!
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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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Tissue paper flowers (with 4 different petal pattern)
Are you looking for a quick, cheap but still gorgeous spring /wedding decor, or a last minute flower bouquet? If yes, this tissue paper flower making technique is a perfect choice for you! All you need is some colored tissue paper and a bunch of green pipe cleaners (or sticks). If you are out of time and you can't buy special multi colored tissue papers just try to make the flowers from  ordinary paper napkins! In this website you will find 4 different petal pattern: dahlia,rose,peony,daisy,poppy
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Magical blooming flowers - trick
Make a "magical" self opening paper flower that opens when you add water. Fun craft idea to do with kids. You could leave a Valentines message inside the flowers and surprise a loved one. Be amazed as you watch it open by itself! This magical gift is perfect for any ocassion, and very easy to make!
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Apple roses - apple shaped baked dessert
Impress your guests with this beautiful rose-shaped dessert made with lots of soft and delicious apple slices, wrapped in sweet and crispy puff pastry. For all the cinnamon lovers out there, don't forget to sprinkle your apples with as much ( or as little ) cinnamon as you wish! You will be surprised by how easy is to make this simply beautiful apple flower dessert. Ready to try it out? Whatch this nice detailed video apple rose tutorial ! Apple roses are perfect gifts for any ocassion, or simply bake them to amaze your family!
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DIY pantyhose (nylon stocking) roses - nylon flowers
Look at this gorgeous rose ! Im sure you wont believe me but you just need an old ( colorful ) nylon pantyhose /stocking , a little wire and some ( nylon ) thread to make it. And it's also a very easy project, no special equipments or experience needed! It's true magic! With this nice step-by step video tutorial you can create it easily. It's a very nice spring craft / upcycling project and you can create various gifts for any ocassions with this technique ( you can gift the nylon flowers in bouquets as well ). Pantyhose roses are perfect wedding / mother's day / Valentine's day / or birthday presents / decorations or you can simply add them to your spring home decor.
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Paper tulip bouguet gift box from a tin can
With the help of this nice, detailed spring craft video tutorial you can create this "magical" paper tulip bouquet easily! Why is it "magical"? Because it's not just only a simple paper flower bouquet it also has a gift box/jar inside! You can "hide" any kind of gift inside the bouquet it or simply fill it with delicious sweets/cookies. This crepe paper tulip bouquet treat box can be a perfect gift for any ocassion ( mother's day, birthdays, weddings ) or you can simply use it as a nice addition to your spring decor.
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DIY Heart shaped painted tree branch art
"Whether beach-combing, hiking in the forest or walking along a riverbank, dried branches can be easily found in many places. With a little imagination, you can transform those branches into beautiful and low budget wall art /home decor using a few simple supplies. The heart shaped painted branch wall art adds a textural and colorful feature to your walls that can be used seasonally (on Valentine's day for ex.) or year-round. With different paint colors (or no paint at all), this natural tree branch art piece can work in a variety of rooms and design aesthetics."
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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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How to make square pillow gift boxes easily with a CD
A personalized gift for a dear one should also be wrapped properly. So in order to make the packaging truly personal, you should make yourself. This will make the whole gift -giving idea more fun and special and you will also be saving some extra dollars, by wrapping the present yourself. This video tutorial , will teach you how to make a small square-shaped gift box in which you can store a little surprise. You will only need: an old CD , triangle, a pair of scissors, paper or cardboard, pencils and a piece of fabric. Just add a cute ribbon to finish the pillow box and you can place your gift inside right away.
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Milk carton shaped treat boxes ( with free template )
She used a scalloped rectangle die to create a window in the front of this beautiful milk carton shaped container, then stamped a simple design on each! These cookie or treat boxes are an easily mass produced craft project and a great way to present a homemade treat. And if baking isn’t your thing, handmade milk carton shaped treat containers are perfect for packaging something storebought, too. Show off your crafty, creative skills, even if the contents aren’t homemade!
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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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DIY 5 minute natural lip balm - homemade lip gloss
Did you know that you can make homemade lip balm in 5 minutes?! Plus you can customize your color and scent, I will never buy from a store again! If you are re-using your old EOS container add any leftover EOS balm in the DIY lip balm mixture and it will have an even silkier texture. Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your own lip balm/lip gloss in minutes from natural ingredients ! This recipe makes a firm balm so use less beeswax if you want to make a lip gloss
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