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There’s a world of craft out there and Valentines day seems to inspire so very many pink, fluffy, sparkly projects that Do Not make me feel warm and fuzzy inside.

I’ve had a little look round the interweb and found these simple clever little makes that Do make me happy. Click on the links to go to the sites for the How-To …

1. heart shaped paperclips by babyccinokids.com

from babyccino.com

from babyccinokids.com

2. heart doilys from Marthastewart.com


from marthastewart.com

3. Valentines clip art from graphicsfairy.blogspot.co.uk.

If you don’t know about this site it is A.Mazing. It’s a brilliant collection of royalty free images from Ye Olden Days that you can spend days scrolling through (partly because it’s So Great, partly because there are quite a lot of ads and things to scroll past, but it is worth it.) It also has crafty suggestions on what to do with the images and free downloadables (see below)


from graphicsfairy.blogspot.co.uk


from graphicsfairyblogspot.co.uk

 4. paint chip heart garland from graceandlightstudio.com

There are loads of projects using the paint cards you get from DIY stores at  the moment. It’s such a genius idea. There’s definitely a blogpost about them coming up soon.

from graceandlight.com

from graceandlightstudio.com

and finally there’s always this little gem…

5. origami heart by sewyeah.co.uk


I do have a little something up my sleeve for actual Valentines day … get your Postit notes at the ready …