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Three Cheers for Pom Poms!!

What is it about pom poms that makes us want to stand up and give a big cheer? Is it the past cheerleader in us, or just the fact that they are so darn cute? I created pom poms using a fun new tool and strung them for my Valentines mantle.

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Valentine's Day Paint Chip Art

I'm digging into my stash of paint chips to create tiny art for Valentine's Day.

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Love Bug Wineglass DIY

Make your own adorable Love Bug Wineglass. This easy step by step tutorial will show you how to easily make a wine glass love bug which is perfect for a centerpiece, mantel decor or table decorations this Valentine’s Day, or for a wonderful spring or summer craft! If you are looking for an adorable craft project, this is it!

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Valentine's Day Cardboard Roll Mini Album - 10 Things I Love About You

If you love this project, be sure to subscribe to our blog to receive updates regularly!Can believe we’re already half way through January already?? I can already tell that 2017 is going to fly by based on the way things are going. As we quickly go through the year, it’s so important to keep an eye on our goals for the year… in other words, have you already broken your New Years resolutions!? Haha. One of my goals is to do some decluttering and organizing. I found some great organization tools on Etsy that I share with you a couple weeks ago. I was so excited when I got the opportunity to participate in this super fun challenge with a great group of bloggers to destash my craft room! We were all asked to some a DIY using just items in our craft closet. I totally jumped with joy at the opportunity to go through some of my scrapbooking supplies that are just almost overflowing out of my scrap box. I chose to create a cardboard roll mini album. I took a simple cardboard roll and turned it into a vintage-inspired mini album with a special Valentine’s Day theme – 10 Things I Love About You.

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Cutting Board Turned Chalk Board Wreath

This small cutting board came to us as a gift cheese basket.

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DIY Bubblegum Bowl Valentine Centerpiece

I recently did several Valentines centerpiece tutorials. The bubble gum jar arrangement is my favorite . I love how the bubblegum turned this plain glass bowl into a jar of happiness.

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DIY Valentine's Centerpiece

Creating your own fresh flower centerpieces are easier than you think. Many grocery stores have all the flowers you need to create a stunning arrangement in your home. I put together a few of my own and have broke it down into steps so you can make them too.

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Faux Heart Topiary Place Card Holders - DIY

With Valentine's day around the corner we needed to come up with a unique way to make some place card holders. I don't know about you but January is always a rough month. Money is tight and it just seems like it's the longest month ever. I had to dig really deep into our craft cupboard to make these little heart topiaries. Can you guess what they're made from?

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DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is quickly coming to you. Valentine’s Day is a day, where you want to show the special person in your life appreciation.
Giving someone a gift on Valentines Day shows that you care. Fellas, I am going to give you some advice. I don’t care, if your girl says “Valentines Day is dumb, I don’t need anything just your love”, I am calling BS. As much as we don’t care, we do! Get your girl a token of appreciation, it will get you far. The gift doesn’t have to cost a lot but we want to know that you care, even a letter is good. We just want you to put some thought into us. No email, not just a text message because that has no effort, you do that everyday, we just want effort! Now with that said, If you want to give a gift, then you are in luck because I have three Valentines Day gift ideas, that anyone would love to receive.

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DIY Heart Valentine's Day Stepping Stone With Embedded Colored Cement

Here is an overview of the project. First, make a colored cement shape by adding latex paint to the cement batch and shape the cement as if it is clay. Then plop the colored shape in an oiled round cake pan, and shape it a bit more. Finally, fill in the rest of the mold with uncolored cement. The fill cement can be colored if you want, but I left mine uncolored. I have made many colored cement projects (see project gallery at, but this is the first using this technique.

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Matchstick Valentines with a FREE Printable #ValentinesDay

See how I took some pretzels and chocolate and lit my Valentines life on fire with these super easy matchsticks!

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How to Make a Hearts Mobile With Plastic Bottles

Here is a cute valentine's day decoration idea. It's a very easy recycled project. Don't hesitate to get your kids involved, they gonna love it! You will need plastic bottles, a sharpie, some thread and small dowels.

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How to make a Valentine Ornament Wreath

I've made my first mommy is coocoo video. See how I used Christmas Ornaments to make a Valentine Ornament Wreath. You can make an ornament wreath for Valentine's Day with this step by step tutorial.

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Dollar Store Oven Mitts & Pot Holders With Hearts & Ruffles

Here are some Dollar Store Oven Mitts & Pot Holders that I embellished with cute ruffles and appliqued with cute hearts. This is another great gift idea where you take these inexpensive $1 Store items and turn them from ok to WOW in a matter of minutes.

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Valentine's Day Table Centerpiece and Easy Flower Arranging Hack

Use candy along with this item you usually throw away for easy flower arranging and create a seasonal centerpiece for Valentine's Day.

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Conversation Heart Topiaries (Valentine's Day Decor)

February is a few days away and that means love is in the air! I've seen all kinds of Valentine's Day topiaries floating around online and decided to try my hand at these cute Sweethearts/conversation heart topiaries. We want to help you DIY, so some of the materials in this post are linked to sellers. Just so you know, Hometalk may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.

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DIY A Non-Traditional Valentine - Make a Gift-Wrapping Paper Heart

Thinking of a different approach to the more traditional colors of Valentines? Forget the reds and pinks! Surprise yourself and make something new and refreshing that will still provide the loving and enticing atmosphere of Valentine's Day! Think metallics! You can make a big impact by using recycle/upcycle materials like gift wrapping paper in bold metallic colors - that's sure to add a variety of texture and uniqueness to your valentine decorating skills! And this heart is so easy to make, you probably already have the materials on hand. Metallic gift wrapping paper - 13ft Thick wire (craft 12 gauge aluminum) or a wire coat hanger Wire cutter Scissors Skewer stick Tacky glue Clamp

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Diy Valentine's Day Bath Bombs

Valentine's Day a made up holiday to enrich the card company? No way! Any excuse to celebrate and I think it's a good day. We love Valentine's Day around here, but that doesn't mean we spend a ton of money on singing bears, chocolates, and flowers. We diy!
This year, I'm giving the gift of relaxation. We can all use a little of that don't you think? With the help of my sweet girl we got these luxurious bath bombs done in 20 minutes.

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Faux Roses...the Paper Variety

My local supermarket is offering $5.00 off a dozen roses for Valentines, and I thought "Go for it!" and then with my next breath I said: "make your own darn flowers." For years now, I have been dabbling in the world of paper flowers. I wanted to share my now "obsession" with creating paper flowers with my HOMETALK friends; AND I wanted to do something with a vintage vibe. So I took an old yellowing paperback and got to it.

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Upcycled Tin Lantern for Valentine's Day

I found some adorable tin lanterns for sale online and knew I had to create a Valentine version. This easy DIY uses upcycled materials and can be completed in less than an hour!

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Valentine's Day Pom-Pom Wreath

Create this easy and colourful yarn wreath for Valentine's Day - making the pom-poms is so simple that my kidlets were able to help!

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Inexpensive Glass Gem Sun Catcher

I have a bunch of dollar store glass gems and wanted to use them. I also wanted to make a valentine gift for each of my kids. This project was easy and fun. You could even let kids make the design of their choice and depending on their age help glue on the glass gems. You can see more of my crazy creations here

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DIY Heart Marquee Light

Make your very own heart marquee light for around $10 just in time for Valentine's Day! The light looks pretty during the day and stunning at night.

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DIY Driftwood Heart Wreath

Here is another easy and inexpensive Valentine's Day project. All I used for this project was some driftwood pieces, cardboard, hot glue and twine.

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Paper Strip Hearts and Heart Wreaths

Happy Valentine's Day! A quick and fun project that can be done with children or for the child within.