Valentine's Day Photo Embroidery

4 Materials
5 Minutes

Valentine's Day is the perfect time of year to make those heartfelt gifts for the special people in our lives... I found a way to give the most personalized gift and it's something that anyone would love to receive. I have ton's of photos - in boxes, in my basement. I decided to grab some photos and found a great way to personalize them.

valentine s day photo embroidery
valentine s day photo embroidery

Pick out your photo. You can use a scrap piece of paper for a guide if you want.

valentine s day photo embroidery

Decide where you want your shape, hole punch around the guide or freehand your design.

valentine s day photo embroidery
valentine s day photo embroidery

Now you can add your embroidery. This craft is so fast and easy, I have made about 20 for friends and family.

valentine s day photo embroidery

You can personalize the photos any way you want... get creative with it.

valentine s day photo embroidery

This is the photo I did for my daughter Scout... holding our dog Remy when she was just a puppy.

valentine s day photo embroidery

You can turn the photos into cards or use them to decorate a gift.

valentine s day photo embroidery

I used this wedding photo of Matt and I for some cool Valentine's Day décor in our home. This is such a sweet gift and you can add dates, initials, places... you name it.

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  • Nancy
    on Jan 13, 2019

    What a cute idea! Did you punch the holes with a large needle?

    My grandparents lived in Longmont, and we spent every summer there as children in the 50's. I have wonderful memories of their house on 3rd Ave., mint chocolate chip ice cream from the Longmont Creamery, and walking downtown. We don't have basements in TX, so I was terrified of the dark closet down there!

    • NancyMaria
      on Jan 22, 2019

      We were just talking about dark basement stairs today! I suggested battery motion lights at every other stair, that way they light on the way down and on the way up.

      Your pictures would look lovely hung together in a swag.

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