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Interchangeable Bunting Wreath {Valentine’s Project}


  I combined my love of glitter + bunting into a little   {Valentine's Wreath} And I thought it might be fun to make the bunting interchangeable so the wreath could be kept out for more than one holiday or season :) … [Read more...]

Happy Valentines Day and a winner!

 {Martha Stewart}Happy Valentines Day!! I hope you are all are having a wonderful one with people you love!   {www.cupcakerecipes.net} {images from Bakerella} {bakeaholic}  Congratulations to Michelle @ maezyscraps! She is the person that random.org chose to win the Madison Reece Designs $50 gift certificate. Email me your contact information and I will have them contact … [Read more...]


 Our neighborhood has done this for a few years now. We get together right before Valentine's Day to make cookies and cards for our families, friends and neighbors. It's a great way to catch up with each other, be creative and do something nice for others.This year we met at a local church to cut down on the wear and tear at our own houses. A couple of weeks ahead of time we coordinated who … [Read more...]

Valentine Project: $2 TIERED Dollar Store Tray

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I had so much fun making my Dollar Store tray that I decided to make a tiered Valentine-ish one too. Although I like it so much I think I will use it all Spring and maybe Summer too! It's so bright and happy looking!   If you want to make one, here are the trays I used from the Dollar Tree: I pretty much followed the steps I used making the first tray, which are found HERE. I … [Read more...]

Burlap Valentine Project

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Burlap Valentine Heart This is a really simple, inexpensive project. Here's what you need: foam core board (available at craft stores)newspaperburlap (4 feet long-- cut into 2 4-inch long sections -- you will have burlap left over)Brown coffee filters (about 15-20) tan ribbon (60 inches)brown organza ribbon (40 inches)hot glue gun and glue sticks The first thing to do is draw the heart on your … [Read more...]

Valentine Project: Playing Card Coupon Booklets w/template

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We love celebrating Valentine's Day, but it's not a big present-fest around here. Instead, we like to have a nice family dinner and a few little gifts. Something that my kids love is making and receiving Valentine coupons.  This year I'm giving my little family Valentine Coupon books made out of a deck of playing cards. I bought the playing cards at the grocery store. They were a double … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Mantle


I am joining Beth's Mantle Party. What a great idea! Stop over and join the fun -- or just come by and get some great mantle decorating ideas! Have a Fantastic Friday! XOXO   Tweet … [Read more...]

Valentine Subway Art Tutorial with pdf

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I have been obsessed with this Subway Art for a while now. I was going to make one to go in my kitchen, but got sidetracked by Lindsey's Family Rules Canvas. So I thought it might be fun to make one for Valentine's Day. Here's what I did:  I had a couple of canvases left over from my daughter's room that I redid last year. So I used reused those -- they are 12 x 16 inches. But you … [Read more...]

XOXO Valentine Project Tutorial

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Here's a cute little craft to bring a little Valentine happiness to your home! (I repurposed my Dollar Tree frames from my "Fall" grouping, except for one frame that I scrounged up here).   And the great thing is that you can take out the Valentine XOXO and store them, and then use the Dollar Tree frames again for a different project. I also used a large black frame that I had and made a … [Read more...]

Whimsical Valentine Wreath


I was reading Martha Stewart last month (I think) and they had these giant Christmas balls made out of cupcake liners. And I thought to myself - maybe I could use cupcake liners to make a wreath for Valentine's Day...   I love the texture of the liners. After a little trial and error, this is what I came up with. I found some cupcake liners at Hobby Lobby. I really wanted … [Read more...]