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Spring in Bloom LOVE Banner

A pretty play on a papel picado, this love banner is perfect for DIY wedding decor or to decorate any party. We cut ours from a metallic white paper from paper-papers.com and you can either use card stock or they also cut beautifully with a text weight paper. We have included the SVG cut file… Read more.

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DIY Pinata

DIY Wedding Pinata

This over-sized heart shaped pinata is the perfect DIY wedding project for those who want to inject a little fun into their wedding celebrations. The pinata has always been a party favorite but in recent years we’re seeing lots of lovely versions designed specifically for that special day. Last year I shared this paper flower… Read more.

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Gluten Free Valentines Gifts

Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day Gifts

For Valentine’s day I love to treat friends and family with home made goodies.  I have been on a gluten-free diet for the last 6 years and never felt better, and since I don’t want to miss out on any of life’s joys I have become quite an avid gluten free baker.  For tomorrow I… Read more.

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Kid's Valentine Project

Kid’s Valentine Project Round-Up

My team and I love coming up with ideas for handmade children’s Valentine’s Day gifts and this year has been a blast. I wanted to bring them all together in one final post for those of you who fancy a little afternoon crafting before the big day. Our quick and easy candy huggers are a… Read more.

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Paper Rose Round-up

Paper Rose Round-up

I have shared various paper rose designs over the last two years and this Valentine’s Day I wanted to bring them all together in one glorious rose filled post. One of my oldest and most favourite designs is the long stemmed red rose which also comes in a beautiful blush pink.  If you fancy doing… Read more.

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Paper Lantern

Spring in Bloom Paper Lanterns

Our winter paper lanterns were super popular back in November so with Chinese New Year upon us next week (Thursday 19th!) I was inspired to design a fresh paper lantern for the occasion. In China the New Year celebration is also known as the Spring Festival so it seemed perfect to include a delicate Spring… Read more.

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Valentine's Labels

Printable Valentine’s Day Labels

To finish our Valentine’s Day lineup, we are excited to share a set of pretty printables that are perfect for the grown-ups in your life. This set of polka dot kraft and blush watercolor labels give a variety of fun messages that are perfect for your friends, your favorite co-workers and even the love in… Read more.

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Kid's Valentine Card

DIY Valentine Pop-Up Card

Valentine’s day is the perfect time to get out your craft kit and make something beautiful so I was super excited to be asked by Cindy from craft blog Skip to My Lou to create a unique Valentine’s project just for you. I’ve already posted the pretty heart garland, cute kids candy huggers (and more!) so this time I… Read more.

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Kids Mailboxes

Kids Valentine’s Day Mailbox

I remember when my daughter was little she would come out of school on Valentine’s Day with candy, notes, pictures, pencils and stickers falling out of her school bag and every pocket of her winter jacket. This little desktop mailbox is the perfect solution. We’ve included two color options and space to add your child’s… Read more.

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Paper Succulents

Paper Succulent Heart Wall Art

I was recently asked by FloraCraft® to create a piece of wall art using their Make It: Fun® Foam Sheets. My paper succulent wreath was so popular that I just had to come up with a fun twist on the design for Valentine’s Day. This 3D heart makes a bold statement on any wall but I… Read more.

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Valentine's Day Garland

Heart Garland for Valentine’s Day Decor

Make some easy Valentine’s Day decorations for your party this year with this simple garland. All you will need is a stack of paper hearts that you can create with a heart punch, cut with scissors or on your cutting machine. Once trimmed, arrange in sets of varying colors and sew with a wide stitch… Read more.

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Valentine's Candy Huggers

Kids Valentine’s Candy Huggers

These little animal candy huggers are the perfect handmade Valentine for children to share with their classmates at school. Download the template or SVG cut file below and your little ones will have fun wrapping the cute little animal paws tightly around a chocolate treat. We made our set from a kraft card stock, but… Read more.

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Kids Valentine's card

Printable Kids Valentine’s Day Cards

If you have little ones, these adorable printable Kid’s Valentine’s Day cards are just for you. You can download this set of 6 cards by using the button at the end of the post. They are ready to print onto card stock and trim. You can then write in the to and from onto the… Read more.

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Mini Valentine’s Day Bears from Felt

What a fun craft to make for the little ones in your life! Wool blend felt is so soft and touchable and it the perfect material to make these adorable Valentine’s Day bears hugging their soft pillow hearts. You can download the pattern for these bears using the button below and follow the direction on… Read more.

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Paper Roses

Mini Paper Rose Framed Artwork

Valentine’s Day. . . one of my favorites. It gives me an excuse to mix a little pink and red into my decor and a perfect opportunity to go all roses. For a little splash of Valentine’s Day color, here is a fun and easy project that you can make for your home or as… Read more.

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Video: Ombré Crepe Paper Roses

Just in time for Valentine’s day is our newest video on how to make  ombré crepe paper roses in both the full bloom garden rose and the bud. You can see the photo tutorial on this post and download the pattern using the button below the video. For this gorgeous ombré crepe paper, pop over… Read more.

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DIY Starburts wall art

Easy DIY Star Burst Wall Art

During the holidays, we shared a post about decorating for a modern holiday. We created a star burst wall art to add some fun DIY drama in a palette of golds. Many of you commented and asked for the tutorial. Our busy holiday schedule pushed this post back, but we decided to make a new… Read more.

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How to Tie a Perfect Bow Tutorial

Tying the perfect bow is something my mom taught me. There are several different ways to do this, and this is one. The trick to keeping your bow straight it how you wrap the center knot around your first loop. If you wrap under the loop, your bow will be crooked. If you wrap over… Read more.

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OmbreRosesTN

DIY Crepe Paper Ombré Garden Roses

I am loving working with Italian floral crepe paper to make new flower designs. The crepe stretches to form petal shapes and ruffled edges giving the paper flowers a luxe finish. It has been several years since I designed the rose pattern for the printed and metallic paper version that are quite easy to make… Read more.

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Pretty Peonies Made from Cupcake Wrappers

When I received my 12 Months of Martha box just a few days ago, I was blown away by all of the gorgeous spring party items. I am loving the pinks, blushes and corals right now and the goodies in this box all centered around this palette. These Vintage Girl cupcake wrappers with their scalloped… Read more.

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