DIY Valentine’s Day Decorations
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The Next Holiday
Hello everyone! We’ve passed through the holiday season, and I hope everyone’s Christmas and New Years was enjoyable as mine was. I spent some of my final days there rushing to finish crocheted Christmas presents, making Christmas cookies, and cooking lots of entrees for various parties. And now we finally have a lull between those holidays and the next one. This gives us some time to make some cute and fun crafty decorations for it.
Decorating for any holiday can be fun. I particularly like that exercising my creativity is a good way to help strengthen my cognitive capacity too. I’ve collected a few of my favorite DIY Valentine’s Day craft project decorating ideas here for you all to use for your Valentine’s Day decorating this year.
Flowers and Foliage
Domestic Fashionista has a lovely and simple idea for making a Rose Kissing Ball. I love this idea because it could be customized for other holidays and occasions too.
Life in Pictures offers this all-picture tutorial on how to make lovely paper flowers that you could use for great decoration ideas.
TwoInspireYou has made great flower “XO” wreaths. These are super cute and look fairly easy to make.
The Printed Word
Creature Comforts has a lovely and simple idea for using mason jars, doilies, twine, string, or yarn, and paper hearts with printed words on it. Quick and pretty. These would make lovely candle holders.
The Artist Bride has a great and simple idea for a Valentine’s Day or Wedding decoration garland: a printed paper heart cutout garland. There weren’t any instructions, but the idea is fairly straightforward.
Pinterest pinner Lydia Christensen uploaded this wonderfully simple idea: Book Pages Heart Garland. Here is a self-explanatory image to help figure out this crafty Valentine’s Day decoration.
Design Loves Detail has a great post about a yellow, blue, and white color scheme to decorate a bedroom. This use of canvases to spell out words to decorate is a wonderful idea to try this DIY project.
The Shabby Creek Cottage has this cute idea used to decorate a mantel: a “Love” bunting. Burlap, pain, glitter, and twine make up this great banner.
Better Homes and Gardens has a colorful banner idea spelling out a few different Valentine’s Day themed words.
On To Baby has a great post about a DIY baby shower. This image below is self-explanatory as a tutorial for this awesome paper heart garland.
The Crafty Crow has this cute idea to use paper hearts and clothespins together. This could be used in any number of decorating ideas, so be creative with it!
Finally, Ally Scraps Blog has a great tutorial on how to make Heart decorations for Valentine’s Day using simple materials and lots of scrap paper left over from other crafts or scrapbooking.
Off to Decorate!
This will set you all of to a good start decorating for Valentine’s Day. Be creative with these ideas, and use them in unique ways. Enjoy! Be sure to leave me comments or questions below.