Showing posts with label hearts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label hearts. Show all posts

Friday, February 6, 2015


The Inspiraton Pinboard Sweet Hearts (1)Hello Friends and happy Friday! We’re a week or so away from the day of LOVE, so I thought I’d round up some beautiful “sweet heart” inspiration. Aren’t these ideas gorgeous? Enjoy the weekend ~ I have a jam packed weekend. I’m driving to my son’s college to see his volleyball game. They’re playing Stanford so it should be a great match. Then on Sunday, we’re celebrating my brother’s birthday and my  Dad’s 94th birthday. Which reminds me, I have to bake a cake too. Oh my!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

CELEBRATIONS: Valentine Heart Garland ~ The Duck® Way

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

Valentine Heart Garland with Duck Tape via homework |

Here’s a quick and easy project that you can adapt for any season. A sweet heart garland made out of Duck Brand® tape.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Celebrations: decoupage heart & arrow

Valentine’s Day seems to be bring out the soft sweet side of me. It’s usually buried somewhere deep down inside and does makes an appearance every now and then.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Etceteras: twine hearts

More Valentine fun. I made these little twine wrapped hearts with the intention of making a garland. I’m still figuring out how I want to finish up the garland.

In the meantime, I thought they would be fun to use as embellishments for packages and other goodies.

Give your sweetheart a message in a bottle. Use a recycled bottle and add a fun label. Cork the bottle with a rolled up piece of corrugated cardboard.


This label is courtesy of the Graphics Fairy. If you haven’t visited the Graphics Fairy – head on over. The site is brimming with vintage graphics, labels and clip art.

The twine wrapped heart also makes a nice embellishment on a gift package.

Now, I need to finish up that garland.

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Friday, February 4, 2011

Upcycling: branch photo holder

You may have seen my previous posts on how I’ve made use of our yard clippings. I made a yule log  and tree for the holidays and thumbtacks. I finally came up with an idea for one of the thicker branches.

I made a photo holder with a carving in the branch. I wanted the branch to resemble those old trees that have initials and a heart carved into them.

I carved the heart with an Xacto knife. Working slowing, I carved the outline and then chipped away the bark and cleaned up the edges. Miraculously, I didn’t cut myself while doing this.

Once the heart was complete, I sawed a groove into the top of the branch and glued a paper clip into the groove.

I had a feeling when I started this project that it would end up on my wall of shame but I
the way it turned out.

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