5 great Valentine’s Day crafts

Looking for a fresh way to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year? These fun and innovative craft ideas are a great way to revive the typical Valentine, and some of them even involve yarn, which we of course love! Give something from the heart… made with your hands! A loving way to beat the economic crisis.

Crochet Edged Valentines Card

Adding a personal touch makes something all the more meaningful and this is a nifty way to brighten up any Valentine’s Day card. We really love Meredith’s blog, she has a really unique personal style that is hip and rather in line with our own (or so we like to think). Check it out for great ideas and some do-it-yourself inspiration.

Photo and project credit: One Sheepish Girl

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Love Filled Felt Fortune Cookie

Step outside the box and use this tutorial to create an original Valentine. What’s your love fortune? Dana’s blog is a great DIY haven. Find many designs, and her 14 days of love craft blog, as well as her products on her Etsy store.

Photo and project credit: The Wonder Forest

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Stitched Heart Bookmarks

This simple craft is an easy way to share your heart.  Stitched with love, they are ‘sew’ special. Allison’s bookmarks are just one of her many “little lovelies.” We adore her creation on Mique’s website. You can also check out her blog, Little Lovelies, for jewelry and craft ideas.

Photo and project credit: Little Lovelies

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Matchbox Valentines

Store bought? More like made with love. These candy box Valentines give a little taste of love to those who mean the most. Brooke Reynolds offers a lot of great DIY tips, especially for those with a family. Find her innovative ideas on her blog.

Photo and project credit: Inchmark

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Zipper Heart

This is a fun and inventive way to wear your heart for all to see this Valentine’s Day… with a bit of a Flashdance flashback effect. Check out Brittany’s blog for this tutorial.

Photo and project credit: The Ribbon Retreat

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Happy Crafting!

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