Valentine’s Day Crafts and Tutorials

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Here is a collection of the Valentine’s Day crafts we’ve made this year. Below, you’ll find links to the the easy-to-follow tutorials…     1. Hoop Art Treasures with Favorite Old Clothes 2. Pretty Pom Pom Flowers 3. Watercolor Heart Garland 4. Wire Love Letters 5. Needle Felted Heart 6. Needle Felted Valentine Gnome 7. […]

Making Love Letters from Wire

We love bendy wire for writing names or words for special occasions. Bendy wire can be found in the jewelry section at craft stores. You ‘ll be happily surprised at how easy the wire is to bend… no bending tools are required at all… only a wire cutter is needed. A trick we use is […]

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 worn […]

Make Pretty Pom Pom Flowers for Valentine’s Day

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We found the prettiest yarn at the craft shop today… gorgeous valentine colors. We decided we just HAD to have it to make flowers for Valentine’s Day. Are they not wonderful?! Also, do you see the drawing of the mustang Kate drew? It’s in pencil and is so totally amazing that I made her sign […]

Needle Felting Tutorial : Valentine’s Day Gnome : DIY

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First off : Good news! The Tooth Fairy came in the night to collect Kitty’s molar. Phew… 5 nights late but better late than never, don’t you think? Now for the Needle Felted Gnome tutorial I promised you… isn’t she just the cutest?   I’ve tried something a little different with this tutorial. As there […]

Valentine’s Treasures

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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 only […]

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 variety […]

Felted Garlands for Valentine’s Day

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I’ve been making some new felted garlands for the shop… all VERY romantic!  This is what my room looks like at the moment… ready for Luvvvvv! I’ve been playing around with the sizes and spacings of the felted balls. Some are made with large balls (2 inches in diameter) some with the smaller balls (1 […]

Let’s Make a Colorful Heart Garland

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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… now […]