Are you tired of all the hearts yet? Good, cos we’re not! So here’s one last bit of Valentine’s inspiration for all of you DIY lovebirds. Wreath Heart Valentine’s Pillow by WeAllSew.
Make some Cupid-worthy DIY stationery this Valentine’s Day! Start out by crafting a cute card for your crush or your main squeeze. Then top off the DIY theme by making your own envelopes. Perfect for Valentine’s Day, our easy DIY is perfect for wrapping up a love letter with a fun heart-shaped envelope.
Set the mood for Valentine’s Day with easy-to-create paper crafts that can be whipped up in minutes. By Kim Stoegbauer, HGTV.com More From HGTV.com: 42 Valentine’s Day Sweets to Make for Your Sweetie 22 Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Gifts 10 Simple Solutions for Craft Room Clutter
by Susan for Momtastic There is nothing better than receiving a handmade card from your friends! You and the kids can create these heartfelt Valentine’s Day heart on a string cards in an afternoon with supplies you probably have on hand. We’ve included the printable, so all you have to do is add your colorful fingerprints and adorable felt bow. Supplies: 8.5 x 11 card stock FREE PRINTABLE stamp pad(s) scrap of felt scissors white glue Instructions: Step 1: Download and print out the printable on the card stock.
Rumor has it that diamonds are facing some major challenges to their status as a girl’s best friend these days, but whoever thought diamonds were going out of style definitely didn’t know about chocolate ring pop diamonds! With Valentine’s Day, and the now-popular Galentine’s Day, right around the corner, you might need a quick DIY to let your gal pals know that you’re ready to bring on the bling. Now all you need are some fun party games and DIY Valentine’s Day decorations, and you’re covered for the best Valentine’s Day party around! Materials: – candy melts in various colors – ring pop rings – edible glitter Tools: – gemstone silicone mold – microwave Instructions: 1. 4. Put the ring pop ring into the mold and place in freezer to harden.
By Douglas Calhoun, Zillow Creating a fantasy escape at home is an excellent way to surprise your significant other or a treasured friend. Leave those work-week vibes at the door, and spread out with popcorn, a spiked Thai iced tea, and some mood-setting accents. Hope you made it a special one! Spiked Thai iced tea For each serving, pour 1-½ cup brewed and chilled Thai tea, such as Pantai Thai Tea Mix.
Watch a chef whip up an unexpected, romantic Cava cocktail perfect to craft as a Valentine’s Day surprise. Bonus: It’s pretty easy to create! Also on Yahoo Makers: 12 Free Valentine’s Printables Because — Oops! — It’s Valentine’s Day!
Skip the store-bought chocolates and wow your valentine with these spicy homemade truffles from cookbook author and award-winning food photographer Jackie Alpers. By Jackie Alpers More from Food Network: 11 Ways to Have a Red Hot Valentine’s Day Heart-Shaped Foods for Valentine’s Day Non-Candy Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids How to Make Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
When you wake up this Valentine?s Day, chances are you?ll want to do something special with breakfast for your loved one. Going the extra mile and serving these up to your sweetheart, is sure to score you lots of points on this love-filled morning. Yahoo Makers: Brighten Up Breakfast on Valentine?s Day Here?s a cute twist on the classic pancake stack! When you add just a few drops of red food coloring to half your batter, you can give your pancakes a whole lot of heart. Yahoo Makers: Imagine Everyone Cheery at Breakfast Today It will only take you a few moments longer than your usual pancake routine, which we think is time well spent. Materials: Pancake batter Red food coloring Heart shaped cookie cutter Instructions: 1. Split your pancake batter in two, and add 3-4 drops of red food coloring to one half.
If pastel pink hearts and flowers and frills aren’t exactly your thing on Valentine’s Day, here’s an opportunity to serve your heart up on a platter. Before you get too grossed out, know that this very authentic looking concoction is actually made of red velvet cake, chocolate ganache, fondant and a strawberry jam mixture, so it actually tastes as bloody good as it doesn’t look. Clever cake baker extraordinaire Yolanda Gampp of How to Cake It has come up with this eerie confection that is not for the faint of heart, but perfect for the horror lovers and heart surgeons among us. Imagine how well it would be received not only by the gore groupie in your life, but by the cardiology department that took such good care of your mom last year!
That’s right, folks. You spent all week daydreaming about the perfect Valentine, and low and behold, time’s up. Thankfully, the Internet is full of talented bloggers who have been generous enough to prepare for this exact predicament. So check your ink levels and get your scissors ready.
We’ve put together a super easy DIY Treat Yo’self Kit, filled with bath salts, body butter, a sugar scrub and a candle. In our kit we included homemade detox bubbly bath salts, sugar body scrub, nourishing body butter and a relaxing lavender-scented candle. BUBBLE BATH SALTS These bath salts use epsom salt and baking soda, which both help to ease stress, relieve achy muscles and relax the body. Ingredients: — 1 cup epsom salt — ¼ cup baking soda — 1 teaspoon coconut oil — ¼ cup bath soap (any soap that foams well) — 15-20 drops of your favorite essential oil (we like to use lavender because it’s relaxing) Start by mixing together the salt, baking soda and coconut oil.
Come on, admit it, this one made you smile! Who doesn’t remember the classic line from Jerry Maguire, when Renee Zellweger tells Tom Cruise “you had me at hello”? It’s one of those lines that sticks with you - even years after you saw the movie.
Two DIY experts share tips for making a series of Valentine cards you’ll love to give away on February 14th! Watch to see how easy it is. Also on Yahoo Makers: 8 DIY Ways to Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve This Valentine’s Day 15 Clever Candy-Free Valentines Your Kids Will Love Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day With DIY Date Night Jenga Related video on Yahoo Makers: Let Yahoo Makers inspire you every day! Join us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and Pinterest
Written in the 60’s, the classic song “Wild Thing I Think I Love” has lyrics that are the epitome of crazy, carefree and fun lovin’. So why not use it to show your Valentine you’re wild for them.
Warm a heart (or a room) with paper hearts stitched into rosy garlands. Get everything you need to make this craft here. Also on Yahoo Makers: Flower Centerpiece Will Show Your Love Year Round Tips for Gifting a Classic Valentine’s Day Present: Flowers Mix These DIY Techniques to Make the Cutest Living Valentine’s Day Gift Related video on Yahoo Makers: Let Yahoo Makers inspire you every day! Join us on Facebook,Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Pinterest
Harry Nilsson probably didn’t realize the staying power that his song “Coconut” would have when he wrote it back in the 70’s. More than thirty years later, its catchy little line is recognized by nearly everyone! Related story on Yahoo Makers: DIY this Valentine Shirt for Next to Nothing Although “she put de lime in de coconut” immortalized the song, we think “you put the lime in my coconut,” turns this little ditty into a funny, tropical Valentine, perfect for your sweetheart. Related story on Yahoo Makers: Brighten Up Breakfast in Bed on Valentine’s Day Coconut cups are available at most party stores, such as Party City, for about $2.50 a cup, which means the materials for this project are affordable and easy to come by.
Here’s the problem - Valentine’s Day is upon you, and you haven’t made it out to pick up anything for your sweetheart. What to do? Head to the cupboard! Related story on Yahoo Makers: Make This Valentine Tree of Love It’s amazing what you can come up with when you have to be resourceful.
Ditch the store-bought valentines and try something new this year. The kids will love helping you make homemade, heart-shaped play dough to hand out to friends and classmates. By Marianne Canada, HGTV.com More From HGTV.com: 42 Valentine’s Day Sweets for Your Sweetheart 20 Fun + Easy Crafts for Kids 15 Crafting Materials You’ve Never Tried (But Should!) Materials Needed: 1 cup flour ½ cup salt 1/3 cup hot water 1 tablespoon cooking oil red food coloring wax paper rolling pin heart-shaped cookie cutter glassine bags card stock scallop-edge scissors hole punch double-sided tape ribbon Mix together flour and salt in bowl.
By Phil Mutz, writer at LittleThings When it comes to Valentine’s Day, it can sometimes be a challenge to find the perfect romantic gift without breaking the bank. And since your gift-giving says a lot about your relationship, personalized homemade gifts can often be just the romantic gesture you’ve been looking for. There are quite a few DIY ways to create a great Valentine’s Day present, but these one-of-a-kind scratch-off cards really take the cake. Supplies: Directions: Watch the exclusive video to see just how easy it is to make scratch-off cards with cute hidden messages for your valentine.
Yahoo Makers: DIY This Valentine Shirt for Next to Nothing You can create your own ‘garden of giving trees’ with just a few trusty mason jars, some sticks, gold spray paint and wooden tags that list what you’re thankful for. Yahoo Makers: Hooray For This Valentine’s Day Tray Materials: 3 Mason jars, various sizes Gold spray paint 3 Branches Wooden tags with letters Copper wire Tools: Black Sharpie, fine point Utility knife Wire snips Instructions: 1. Spray the branches gold and let them dry.
We all need a little creative inspiration for our every day lives now and again. From what to serve for dinner, to how to switch up home decor, sometimes it’s hard to get out of the same old routine. A perfect example of this is flower arranging.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, so you’ve already made your dinner reservations, booked that horse-drawn carriage and planned that fabulous couple’s retreat, right??? Allow the rope to set before continuing.
Set Valentine’s Day aglow with this DIY lighted heart-shaped wreath. Get everything you need to make this craft here. Check out all the Valentine’s Day content from Yahoo Makers! Also on Yahoo Makers: 8 DIY Ways to Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve This Valentine’s Day Think Outside the Heart-Shaped Box With These 10 Chocolate Valentine Gifts Chocolate Lovers Need to Know This Related video on Yahoo Makers: Let Yahoo Makers inspire you every day!
There is something so romantic about fireflies at dusk. The twinkle. The glow. You can’t help but get that lovin’ feeling when those little sparks are flying all around you.