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Crafting and DIY

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Glitter Heart Pin

Steps:13
Other Ideas:
Glitter, Valentine's Day
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Ribbon Bag

Steps:14
Other Ideas:
Ribbons, Valentine's Day
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Robot Pop-Up Card

Steps:7
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Birdhouse Valentine

Steps:7
Make a sweet handmade card for your Valentine using versatile craft punches and a charming three-dimensional element with this how-to from artist Rosa Clifford. Accent with glitter for extra texture and sparkle.
Materials
  • Decorative paper
  • Scissors and/or craft knife
  • Birdhouse template
  • Brown card stock
  • All Over the Page Heart punch
  • Glue or glue pen
  • Heart Confetti punch
  • Five-Leaf Branch punch
  • Light green card stock
  • Adhesive foam dots
  • Bird stickers (such as these)
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String-Art Heart Craft

Steps:7
Other Ideas:
Ribbons, Valentine's Day
Cupid would approve of this handmade Valentine’s Day ribbon decoration. The banner message can feature your sweetheart's name or be personalized for any occasion.
Materials
  • Wood plaque
  • Acrylic paint for plaque in desired color
  • Paintbrush
  • Heart and arrowhead template
  • Tape
  • Awl
  • Brass brads
  • Flat head pliers
  • Tack hammer
  • 1/4-inch gold ribbon
  • Banner template
  • Chipboard, cardboard, or heavy cardstock
  • Craft knife
  • Liquid gilding
  • White glue
  • White cardstock
  • Glue bottle with fine-tip applicator
  • Glitter
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Shamrock Straw Toppers

Steps:4
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Tissue-Paper Wall Heart

Steps:3
The heart on our February 2012 cover was inspired by the wall hanging featured in “At the Hop!” on page 86.These instructions make a heart about four feet by four feet.
Materials
  • Tissue-paper pom-pom kits (2 large, 2 medium)
  • 24 ten-inch pieces floral wire
  • 1 tissue-paper pom-pom garland kit (for mini size)
  • 24 removable adhesive wall hooks
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Personalized Coffee Mugs

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Paint, Sponging
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Glittered Hurricane Lanterns

Steps:3
Sparkling subtly in daylight and flashing brightly as night falls, these tree-and-deer-etched hurricane lanterns will transform any room into a magical setting.
Materials
  • Tree and deer template
  • Glass hurricane
  • Tape
  • White craft glue and applicator
  • Fine clear-glass glitter or basic glitter
  • Birch tree slice or cake stand
  • Candle
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Valentine Candy Boxes

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Valentine's Day
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