Make your own Valentine’s Day Art

Valentine's Day Mantle

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to decorate! This year, I decided to create some art for the mantle. {You can check out last year’s mantle here.}



Here’s what I did.

1. I painted a large canvas with a heart and stripes. {Tutorial posted below.}

2. To incorporate my built in shelves, I painted another canvas peacock blue with a cursive love.

3. The X and O were […]

Valentine’s Day Jewelry Creations

Red Polka Dot Earrings

I love weekends, especially when I get to sit down and work on perfecting my jewelry making skills. Since I’m still a beginner, I do a lot of experimenting. The glass tile pendants I use for making Glass Pendant Necklaces were giving me fits, but I finally figured out what I was doing wrong. Yay! Hopefully, I can share some of those with you later on this week.

In the meantime, here are some of […]

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Quilled Heart

Well, I did it again. I entered another craft contest. You guys were fantastic the last time around and voted me all the way to the 1st prize!

This time, I entered my Quilled Heart project at the Art of Crafts 2013 Love Themed Craft Competition.

In order to win a $35 Amazon giftcard, I have to receive the most likes on this pin {and this pin only!} on Pinterest. All repins and “likes” on […]

Quilled Heart for Valentine’s Day

Quilled Heart

Pin it here.


I recently came across a beautiful quilled heart design at Lushome while researching Valentine’s Day projects. I know nothing about quilling but really like the look. {I guess a little more research is in order :).}

So here’s my simplified “copy” of the quilled heart I liked so much. It is now hanging in our dining area and I ♥ it!


Supplies needed:

11 ½” x 11 ½” stiff […]

Paper Heart Wreath Tutorial for Valentine’s Day

Paper Heart Wreath Tutorial

Pin it here.


Here’s a fun project I did with the Bible club girls this past Friday. It’s simple and sweet!

Supplies needed:

8 ½ x 11 red and pink heavy cardstock stapler paper-cutter ribbon


1. Cut strips of paper 1″ wide and 8 ½” long using a paper-cutter. You will need 4 pink and 4 red strips.


2. Fold each strip in half and cut along the crease.


Valentine’s Day Church Bulletin Board Display

Valentine's Day Bulletin Board

Well, it was time to update the bulletin board at church so the kids and I worked on it this weekend. Last January I put up a winter theme {check it out here}, but this year I decided to go with a Valentine’s Day theme instead. After all, who doesn’t love love. ♥


The title for the board is:

Love God with all your heart.

Pin it here.



1. Cover the […]