Well I was thinking of Valentine’s day and although this idea is not ground breaking, I think its a great, easy DIY for anyone. Have the kiddo lay down on a piece of paper and trace their hands and arms (join the two sections where the torso falls) and then cut out. Decorate as you […]


Recently we got our hands on some candy from the Organic Candy Factory. We opened up a bag of the fruit slice gummies in our office, and the whole day, colleagues came in and out asking for more. There’s something about the kind of sugar they use–it’s a bit more coarse than regular gummies, that […]


Here’s one more easy Valentine for you – definitely something different for the 14th… Tin foil is shaped into a heart, wrapped in yarn and given a tattered message of love. Grab a sheet of aluminum foil and shape into a heart; the bigger the sheet, the bigger the heart. Using a glue gun, tack […]


Hearts made from rustic floral wire are wrapped with yarn and hung in the window for Valentine’s Day. To make these you will need: rustic floral wire (available in the floral section of any craft store – it’s like wire wrapped in craft paper), wire cutters, yarn and scissors. Clip off a length of floral […]


Spell out your feelings with this easy-to-make sign of love.To make this you will need: wire reinforced clothesline (available at home improvement & hardware stores), yarn & wire clippers. Clip off a length of clothesline (it took about a yard to make this) and shape into the word, “LOVE”. Tie or hot glue end of […]

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Whoops–it’s next week, and we haven’t even started thinking about it. Maybe that’s because we were working on Valentine’s Day projects in the fall, which is how scheduling works at magazines (we both work at Martha Stewart Living). So since it’s really next weekend that you’ll need to be assembling whatever you’re doing for Valentine’s […]

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