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Valentine Heart People

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Holidays, Valentine's Day
Give a little Valentine's Day sparkle to any room with decorative glittered heart figurines made from clay.
Materials
  • Rolling pin
  • DECO soft clay
  • Parchment paper
  • 2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter
  • Craft glue
  • Glitter
  • 18- to 22-gauge white wrapped floral wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Photograph of loved one
  • Photo or matte white paper
  • Round craft punch
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
  • Heart craft punch
  • Decorative paper
  • Embellishments and stickers
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Valentine's Heart Sticker Bracelet

Steps:2
Other Ideas:
Fashion, Valentine's Day
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Personalized Gift Tags

Steps:4
Give store-bought Valentine's Day gifts, like potted orchids, a personal touch with simple homemade gift tags.
Materials
  • Salmon-colored cardstock
  • Martha Stewart Crafts "Filigree Heart" Large Double Punch
  • Craft glue
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Pink Glitter Alphabet Stickers
  • Silver permanent marker or paint pen
  • 12-inch bamboo skewers
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
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Tinsel Drink Stirrers

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Canoe Paddles

Steps:4
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Wood
This handmade canoe paddle from "Parks and Recreation" actor and talented woodworking hobbyist Nick Offerman is the perfect weekend project for experienced woodworkers.
Materials
  • Wood plank
  • Pencil
  • Existing canoe paddle
  • Band saw or jigsaw
  • Sandpaper
  • Block pan
  • Spokeshave
  • Rasp
  • Epoxy, varnish, or oil
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Seersucker Baby Quilt

Steps:4
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Sewing
A spiraling seersucker log cabin quilt makes a tactile treat for little hands and feet. Mix colors and stripes (we used seven types of seersucker), and vary the directions of the stripes.
Materials
  • Rotary cutter and mat, marthastewartcrafts.com
  • Seesucker fabrics, bandjfabrics.com 
  • Cotton pima poplin (backing), bandjfabrics.com
  • Quilt batting
  • Basic sewing supplies
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Framed Quilt Squares

Steps:1
Other Ideas:
Materials, Framing, Sewing
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Circle Garland

Steps:2
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