Valentine Sugar Cookies

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We were going to a last minute get together with the family and since Valentine’s Day is only two days away I wanted to make some Valentine treats.  Since time was an issue, I pulled out a bag of sugar cookie mix, some premade buttercream frosting and got to work.  I prepared the sugar cookie mix per the package directions.  Since I was going to be rolling the dough and cutting out heart shapes, once the dough was mixed I {Read More}

Cupcake Liner Pom~ DIY

Cupcake Liner Bouquet

I love cupcakes and one of my favorite things about them {other than eating them} is the decorating options ~ including all of the pretty liners you can choose from.  I saw this idea on pinterest and knew I had to try it.  It is in keeping with my “30 Minutes or Less to Fabulous” and cost less than $3.00 to make.   I went to the Dollar Tree and purchased a 4″ styrofoam ball and a package of 24 {Read More}

Valentine’s Day Cupcake ~ You Fill My Heart

Valentine's Day Cupcakes

These cupcakes are so easy to make….so tasty and so ‘sweet’. Bake a batch of cupcakes, any flavor, from scratch or from a box ~ my favorite is this chocolate cake recipe.  You will also need to whip up some yummy frosting ~ I used my Creamy Frosting recipe and tinted the frosting lightly pink.  Once the cupcakes have cooled use a small heart shaped cookie cutter and ‘push in’ to the cupcake.   Remove the cookie cutter and use {Read More}

Vintage Valentine

Vintage Heart Cookie Cutters

  I had been looking for some vintage heart cookie cutters and kitchen items and found a few the other day at a local antique store…I am hoping to make some cookies and perhaps use the heart molds for some cakes or brownies ~ I’ll share if I get to this…hopefully sooner rather than later!  hearts & hugs, mb

Valentine Bunting Tutorial

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     This Valentine’s Bunting cost $2.00 to make and took less than 30 minutes.   Supplies: 3 Felt Sheets ~ you can use whatever colors you wish…red, pink, purple, white, etc.   1 spool of ribbon 3/8 inch to 1/2 inch ~ 3 yards total Thread 1.  Cut out 3 paper hearts of different sizes ~ small, medium and large ~ this is your pattern. 2.  Trace hearts on to the felt as many as will fit, approximately 10 {Read More}

Valentine’s Day Clothespins

Valentine Clothespins

I bought some wooden clothespins at the Dollar Tree to use around the house….they have so many uses…and decided to use some for a 5-minute Valentine’s Day craft.  All you need are the clothespins, some small stamps {I have a box of letter stamps from the dollar bin at Michael’s} an ink pad {I chose red} and that’s it…you can add some foam sticky hearts, rhinestones, buttons, etc., if you so desire. You can use these to hold love notes {Read More}

Valentine’s Day ~ Last Minute Crafts

Felted Pink Valentine Heart Tutorial

Felted Pink Valentine Heart Tutorial ~ The Rachel Berry Blog I’m a last minute type of gal….I sure wish I weren’t but in the words of Popeye, “I ‘yams whats I ams, and dats all that I ‘yams”…..so that being said here are some last minute ideas for Valentine’s Day….a wreath, candy bar wrapper, candy bar tag, rose bouquet cupcakes and some cute cards! Rose Bouquet Cupcakes ~ Bakerella Valentine’s Candy Bar Tag ~ BHG i heart you banner card {Read More}

Romantic Quotes for Valentine’s Day

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I was looking for some ‘love’ quotes to add to my Valentine Cards and found the ones below…these were my favorites…so far! ♥ I found the one my heart loves. ~~Song of Solomon 3:4 NIV ♥ “Doubt thou the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move, Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love.” ~~William Shakespeare (“Hamlet”) ♥ “All, everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.” ~~Leo Tolstoy (“War and Peace”) ♥ {Read More}

Valentine’s Day Wreaths

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Crafts ReDesigned The Girl Creative Ullam Living in France ~ this is probably my favorite…it’s made from cupcake liners.  This would be adaptable to just about any holiday…I think I’ll stock up on holiday cupcake liners when they are half off! Smashed Peas and Carrots ~ This one is so pretty….this would be lovely at a Valentine’s Day wedding ; ) Valentine’s Day colors, decorations and ‘fluff” are so appealing to me…pink, crinoline, and romance….ahhh! I was looking around for {Read More}

Valentine’s Day Roses

“There is no remedy for love but to love more.”-Thoreau “A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.”-Ingrid Bergman “You don’t marry someone you can live with – you marry the person who you cannot live without.”-Unknown “Some love lasts a lifetime. True love lasts forever.”-Unknown “Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all.”-St. Augustine Valentine’s Day hugs, mb    

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