You can find this cute little sign in tons of stores, and although Becca at From Gardners 2 Bergers majorly loved it, she wanted to personalize it. Becca added her own spin to the design by creating the wooden frame from 1x2x8 pieces of wood and printing the text onto a transparency. By layering the [...Read More]
I know I had some of you at the words no sew. If sewing just isn’t your thing, follow Ann’s lead from On Sutton Place and take advantage of the cheap ready-made pillow covers sold at stores like IKEA and Hobby Lobby. Ann started off with a $5 cover and simply ironed on a plethora of hearts for create this DIY Valentine’s pillow. How easy is it? Ann says, “Seriously…if you can cut out hearts and iron, you are golden.”
Bonnie of Uncommon Designs loves to browse catalogs, not so much to see what she can buy but what she cake make! When she stumbled on a simple and sweet Valentine tea towel from Anthropologie, Bonnie knew she already had everything she needed to recreate it. Bonnie used Heat n’ Bond to make her own adorable ribbon heart applique and then added the extra stitching detail at the bottom of the towel with red and white baker’s twine. Bonnie says, “It really does not take much to make you home festive for special occasions, and this sweet kitchen towel will be the perfect little accent in our home!”
With a house full of boys, Rachel of Maison de Pax has never been one to go over-the-top for Valentine’s Day. However, pillows sporting frayed X’s and O’s caught Rachel’s eye as a subtle way to show a little love. Rachel whipped a pair up with rich red velvet and leftover drop cloth for only $4 a piece and couldn’t be more pleased with the result!
What better way to say I love you this Valentine’s Day than with wooden blocks that spell it out? Shelly of Dolen Diaries created her own set using using wood scraps. I love the combination of the rustic unfinished box and girlie pink painted cubes. Shelly says, “I absolutely adore these! Shh…don’t tell Pottery Barn but I actually like mine better. So sweet, simple, and a little romantic…just what Cupid called for!.
Courtney of Crafts by Courtney turned a white heart bowl from Joann’s into a Pottery Barn look-a-like by adding details with a gold leaf pen. From jewelry to candy to paperclips to keys, there’s a lot this little bowl can hold. And at a little over $2 a piece, you might as well make a few for yourself and everyone you want to show a little love to this Valentine’s Day!
Saxon from Let’s Drink Coffee, Darling shares the perfect handmade Valentine’s gift for the game-lover in your life – a wooden Tic Tac Toe board! Saxon kept things on the simple side by purchasing almost all her wood pieces pre-cut, but you could certainly bust out the scrap wood and cut the pieces yourself to save some green. I love the double meaning of the X’s and O’s for Valentine’s Day!
Katie at View From the Fridge shares a super quick, no-sew project that uses a lot of items most crafters already have … a white dishtowel and ribbon scraps. Katie simply cut and arranged her ribbon and ric-rac on the dish towel to form a heart and then adhered it with fusible web. This is the perfect Valentine’s Day craft to add a little color to your kitchen the cheap and easy way!