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Crafts for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is coming up, fast and furious. Here’s a compilation of some of the ‘Love Day’ crafts we’ve done in the past. I have to say that the ‘hoop art treasures‘ are my favorite. Both of my children LOVED them so much and both still have them on the wall in their rooms. IIf you want to read more…click here

Felted Pebbles

A large part of my weekend was spent making felted pebbles. You guys are loving them! They are flying out of the shop as fast as I can make them. I adore knowing that so many of you will be decorating your home with my sweet felted pebbles for Valentine’s Day. And I bet you’llIf you want to read more…click here

Hoop Art Treasures for Valentine’s Day

What do you do with all the old clothes that were once beloved to your children? The favorite dress that was worn every day for a month… so much that when you look at it, you can actually see your much older child as the toddler they once were? Or the t-shirt that was wornIf you want to read more…click here

Valentine’s Treasures

I had a lovely quiet few days in the shop after the craziness of the Christmas Holidays. The break helped me relax. I read a book, cooked and baked and, of course, thought up new ideas of treasures I can make for the shop. Nothing sparks creativity like a little break. With Valentine’s Day onlyIf you want to read more…click here

Wax Paper Stained Glass Hearts

Look how pretty our windows look. We made these pretty wax paper and crayon stained glass hearts over the weekend. The sun shines through them, casting a pink glow over everything. My kids love wax crayon crafts. I think it’s the bright colors and melting part that they enjoy the most. Kitty chose a varietyIf you want to read more…click here

Let’s Make a Colorful Heart Garland

Kitty was determined to bring happy color into the Sunny House today. She made such a beautiful paper heart garland using one of her previously painted watercolor paintings, yarn and  a heart punch.     I love watching her come up with her own designs. For years, it was me who directed our crafting… nowIf you want to read more…click here

Handmade Valentine’s Day Gift : Heart Necklace

Being a mom… what a gift it is! There are so many heart-melting moments.  I am in the middle of a 6 week Simplicity Parenting class and what a gift this has been too! It has reminded me to slow down, be present in all the little things that happen each day and see themIf you want to read more…click here

Heart Mobile for Valentine

We made a pretty mobile for Valentine’s Day using a lovely watercolor painting we had previously painted, a heart punch and my moose cookie cutter. Teddy used my heart punch to cut a bunch of hearts from his pretty watercolor painting. Then, we punched small holes in each heart and used a needle and someIf you want to read more…click here

Best Valentine’s Day Crafts

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we have started making fun and easy Valentines crafts. But, before we share them with you, we thought we’d post a list of our best Valentine inspired crafts from the past. Click on each heading to be taken to the tutorial. 1. LOVE APPLES 2. BIRDSEED HEART CAKES 3. PAINTEDIf you want to read more…click here

Love Apples

Instead of making their school friends Valentine’s Day cards this year, Kitty and Teddy are giving out Love Apples… aren’t they sweet! Pin It  And, they are so super easy to make. All you need is a heart shaped cookie cutter, a green apple and a red apple and a pairing knife. Push the heartIf you want to read more…click here

Sparkly Valentine’s Votives

One thing we love about the shorter days of winter, is that it can be fun to eat our dinner by candlelight. We get fill our dinner table with all the candles we have. It feels so festive and pretty as the light dances on our faces. And then, of course, it’s super fun toIf you want to read more…click here

Tutorial :: Needle Felted Hearts for Valentine’s Day

Pin It With Valentines Day coming up fast and furious, I’m sure we are not the only ones who are making lots of hearts! There’s something so magical about hearts… their voluptuous shape, their romantic colors. Kitty and Teddy are making all sorts of Valentine crafts that we are going to share with you inIf you want to read more…click here

Let’s make Wire Hearts.

The little village on the coast where we stayed when we were in South Africa recently was gorgeously vintage inspired. All of the little shops were filled with sweet rustic treasures or handmade art. One shop in particular was brimming with glorious curiosities made entirely from driftwood… oh, the things one can make! A popularIf you want to read more…click here

Valentines Day Crafting.

Today, I’m taking you back in time to some of the Valentines Day posts I’ve done in the past… click on each link to go to each post. They are all crafts the kids and I did… enjoy! Photo by Dovie Moon Finding Nature’s Hearts Hanging Cashmere Hearts Magazine Hearts Heart Birdseed Cakes Easy NeedleIf you want to read more…click here

Recycled Mag Hearts.

Oh, my dear friends… how I have missed you all. I’m so terribly sorry for my sudden and abrupt departure from this space. My dearest darling computer crashed last Monday and has spent the entire week in the computer ICU undergoing, what is comparable, to open-heart surgery. Poor darling, had to be completely restored. Alas,If you want to read more…click here