make easy explosion boxes for hot cocoa bombs this valentine’s day [free printable]

Anyone else scrambling like a mother to get class valentines ready this week? 🤣 Well, I did it! I stayed up almost all night, but I was successful in putting together 23 DIY class valentines. I fell in love with the hot cocoa bomb trend this holiday season, and thought that would make a greatContinue reading “make easy explosion boxes for hot cocoa bombs this valentine’s day [free printable]”

pocket valentines with the foil quill

Each year for Valentine’s Day my youngest daughter and I have fun coming up with DIY class valentines for her to share at school. She’s really into bubble gum right now and wanted to include that in her class valentines, so this year we decided to go for pocket valentines to hold a pack ofContinue reading “pocket valentines with the foil quill”

easy non-candy class valentine idea: punch balloons!

I’ll be honest and say that over half of my daughter’s candy from Valentine’s Day gets thrown in the trash eventually. She gets so many treats that she doesn’t even want to eat them all! Don’t get me wrong, I love a good piece of candy now and then, but the amount of sweets passedContinue reading “easy non-candy class valentine idea: punch balloons!”

valentine’s day gift idea: make a mini envelope photo album!

Let’s talk Valentine’s Day gifts. It’s always hard to find just the right one for that special someone in your life. I find that going handmade is always a good option because it represents a gift of your time, resources and talent which has a little more impact than a store bought gift. I’m excited toContinue reading “valentine’s day gift idea: make a mini envelope photo album!”

valentine’s day cupcake toppers with the mini envelope punch board

Hello friends! Can you believe that Valentine’s Day is next week?! This year it kind of snuck up on me, but no worries! I’ve got plans. Oh yes, I’m here to share a fun and interactive Valentine’s Day party decor idea. Why not take your February 14th celebration up a notch and make Love NoteContinue reading “valentine’s day cupcake toppers with the mini envelope punch board”

valentine’s day hoop wreath with the big happy jig

Hi there friends. Now that we’ve put all the Christmas stuff away at our house, it’s time to start decorating for Valentine’s Day! I really wanted a wreath for my front door, so I decided to make a hoop wreath that could last from now through the early spring. I’ve wanted to make a hoopContinue reading “valentine’s day hoop wreath with the big happy jig”

easy valentine’s day banner

Happy Friday friends! It’s Aly here, sharing a simple Valentine’s Day Banner I made with the Mini Alphabet Punch Board and one of the Font Punches. Valentine’s Day is a big deal at our house. We love to decorate and celebrate, so this banner is just the beginning. It came together quickly and easily, soContinue reading “easy valentine’s day banner”

easy heart garland with the alphabet punch board

The We R Memory Keepers Punch Boards are some of my very favorite crafting tools. And one of my favorite things about them is how versatile many of them are. The new Alphabet Punch Board is no exception! With this one tool you can make all the letters of the alphabet, numbers, and a coupleContinue reading “easy heart garland with the alphabet punch board”

folded paper hearts tutorial

Still one of my favorite projects from Valentine’s Day last year–fan folded paper hearts. These cuties are perfect for decor, cards, scrapbook pages, and gifts. Enjoy! Accordion folded rosettes are a long-time favorite DIY paper craft embellishment, so it makes sense to see them appearing in various altered forms. I love the different accordion foldContinue reading “folded paper hearts tutorial”

DIY conversation heart mini piñatas

I’m excited to share a fun Valentine party favor and/or craft with you today using the new DIY Party Mini Piñatas and Fringe Tape. Conversation hearts are a Valentine’s Day staple, and I thought that the Heart Shape Mini Piñatas would look super cute as giant conversation hearts! Use these as a fun party game, favor, or craftContinue reading “DIY conversation heart mini piñatas”