If you're new to iris folding, then let this beautiful Valentine's Day project be your introduction to this complexly layered yet easy to do paper folding style. Iris folding is based on the iris, or opening, of a camera, with multiple layers folding on top of one another unti ...more
Valentine's Day Card/spiral Heart
We know it feels like you're surrounded by a wall of pink and red on Valentine's Day, especially when you enter any retailer, but you have to admit these two colors evoke quite the aura of romance. Check out this crafting video to learn how to make a pink and red Valentine's ...more
We know that you're probably still reeling from the winter holidays, but lo and behold Valentine's Day is just around the corner. While indulgent gifts like a massage or trip to see a musical are best, when it comes to Valentine's Day cards handmade cards are often the most ap ...more
How much do you love your amor? They say love can't be quanfied in sheer numbers or even words, but we think this wheelbarrow, filled to the brim with loads of hearts, will do the trick for the time being. Check out this video to learn how to make this cute Valentine's Day ca ...more
Valentine's Day is a beautiful day associated with true love. Surprise your loved one or friend and show you care with this mini Valentines card with origami heart. You need not more than 10 minutes to make the card. First You Need to Make an Origami Heart Paper size: 7 cm x ...more
This card tutorial make a very modern style of card that is out of the ordinary for me.. However this is an easy and quick card, ideal for Valentines Day or a Love card or even a Wedding Card Step 1: Items Used Stix 2 Anything White Blank 8x8in card Assortment of cardstock cu ...more
We know you probably haven't quilled anything since fifth grade, but that doesn't mean you should leave this paper curling skill to your tender elementary school years. In fact, quilling adds quite a lovely feminine touch to any project. Check out this paper crafting tutorial ...more
When it comes to Valentine's Day presents, let's face it: Non-handmade is best. It's not that we don't want that hand knitted heart sweater, but it's nice on the romantic holiday for a sweeter and couple-centric treat like a couple's massage or tickets to a play. However, the ...more
Whisper sweet nothings to your amor by crafting this simple and quick origami message card, which features a heart seal. It's a delightful way to package a loving, amorous sentiment and can also hold tiny trinkets of your affection. Today we make a message card that features ...more
If you want your valentine to die of cuteness overload this Valentine's Day then make this origami heart complete with a necktie. While it's simply a heart-shaped origami project, it can easily be turned into a card if you write a nice message on the front or back.
Whisper sweet nothings to your amor by crafting this simple and quick origami message card, which features a heart seal. It's a delightful way to package a loving, amorous sentiment and can also hold tiny trinkets of your affection. Check out this video to learn how to fold a ...more
This daisy Valentine's Day card looks very difficult to make at home, yet its complexity is simply a guise for how easy it is. All you need is variously colored paper (depending on the type of flower you want to make) and a pair of scissors. Make the card for Valentine's Day ...more
So you're not a wee little kid in elementary school anymore and you miss handing out those heart sticker-closed envelopes featuring cute messages of Valentine's greetings (and hoping that your crush will notice you drew in an extra heart on his card). How do you celebrate Vale ...more
The perfect craft for storing Valentine's cards and candies. Watch this video to learn how to make a simple and sweet present for your Valentine. It's easy to do with your kids, and perfect for holding the many cards and candies your kids will come home with. The woven quality ...more
Those looking for a creative way to loose a metaphorical Cupid's arrow at the figurative heart of the object of their affection can now add augmented reality greeting cards to their quiver. Just in time for the first Hallmark holiday of the year, Happy Giant, developer of the ...more
Why give a heart-shaped card to your favorite person when heart-shaped bacon can convey the same message and taste so much better? If heart-shaped candy and sweets are no longer your thing, you have a plethora of unique, heart-shaped DIY crafts to choose from. Make heart-shap ...more
Make this Valentine's Day one to remember! Well... because you forgot. But don't worry, you can still make that heart pitter-patter for your love by saving face and getting some last minute Valentine gift ideas on the cheap. There's no reason to shop at Hallmark or buy expens ...more
Remember those gold old days when you would craft bunches of red and pink valentines at home with your mom from construction paper and then tote them to school, bursting with excitement to see what pretty cards you'd receive in your Valentine's Day mailbox? Relive those tende ...more
Cards that fold open from the front? Pssh, that's SO last year. Make 2011 novel and interesting by sending this funky trifold Valentine's Day card to your lover. Opening in the center, this card is a delight to look at and boasts a heart emblazoned with "Be My Valentine" on t ...more
Craft a crazy three dimensional Slinky-esque heart shaped card. Perfect for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day.
Valentine's Day is almost here, and if you're like me, you're scurrying to do something special for your mate. The standard chocolates and flowers just isn't cutting it anymore, and you can only make so many homemade cards before it becomes banal and meaningless. So, what can ...more
This adorable "smile frog" greeting card is a wonderful craft because it can be given out to loved ones year round. The cardstock frog has googly eyes and a teeny pink heart inside his stomach. The card is perfect for Valentine's Day as well as Mother's Day. Part 1 of 2 - How ...more
Most origami shapes are three dimensional. But what if you want to fold a shape to glue onto a Christmas or Valentine's Day card? Check out this video to learn how to fold two versions of an origami flat heart. These are thin and can be glued in clusters onto cardstock for a ...more
While this ornament gift card holder is indeed intended for Christmas gift giving, it can be easily modified into an egg or heart shape for Easter and Valentine's Day, respectively. Check out this paper crafting video to learn how to make this adorable gift card holder.
Learn how to make an origami heart card. Perfect for valentines day.
Play the new co-operative game Pandemic with tips from this how-to video (no, the game Pandemic has nothing to do with Valentines Day, but don't hearts and flowers always remind you of communicable diseases?). To play Pandemic, each player will have to draw a role card--you c ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a "puppy love" box for Valentine's Day. To key to creating this box is a thin strip of paper that has teeth (pointy spikes) at the end of this. Turn this into a heart shape, then tape it around the heart to make a perfect box. It will be eas ...more
Drugstore valentines? Pssh, why would you want to get the same cards every other kid is passing around on Valentine's Day when you can make your own? This video shows how to origami a heart-shaped valentine, equipped with an arrow shot through the center of the heart. It's ju ...more
Valentine's Day is a day for love, but it also just happens to be the time when every flower shop in town hikes up their prices. Chocolates are still relatively cheap, but I never understood why you have to give the gift of bigger love handles when something more creative gets ...more
Do you want to know what's better than a bouquet of a dozen red roses? How about a bouquet of bacon roses? Or, if you aren't a meat-eater, a bouquet of hand-crafted origami roses or ones made of duct tape that won't wither away within a couple of days? For this Valentine's Da ...more
In this guide, you'll learn how to make an origami double-heart specially for Valentine's Day. Design is by Francis Ow, made by Teofila Vasileva. What You Need: Half square paper or dollar bill 4 minutes free time Video: . If you like this origami double heart, you may try to ...more
Tell your sweetheart he or she has stolen your heart by giving them this adorable two color Valentine's Day heart. Made from white a red paper, it metaphorically symbolizes two parts of a whole coming together. Check out this origami tutorial to learn how to craft this beauti ...more
Mushrooms are quite whimsical, cute fungi. Whether they're the ones you pick in clusters to eat or the animated, cartoonish ones you see adorning Sanrio notecards, they're very chubby and that chubbiness affords a great cute aesthetic value. Check out this card making video t ...more
You want your special love notes to your sweetheart to be kept a secret, right? So what better way to toss him/her a sweet sentiment during class than by folding it into a heart? This is a quick video to show you how to fold a note into a heart. It makes a great note/ letter ...more
Love isn't all butterflies and roses. In fact, most of the time it kind of sucks, and you may even get your heart broken. Made from white a red paper, it evokes the beauty - and sometimes pain - of love. Check out this origami tutorial to learn how to craft this beautiful pro ...more
Wear your heart on your sleeve - literally - by crafting this origami heart pin. Show some love for Cupid's holiday by creasing and folding your way to origami perfection. This heart pin can be used as a bookmark, and as a present it can be tucked into a book of romantic poet ...more
At its core, Valentine's Day is about love, the act of loving, and harmony. So it only makes sense to give your amor a heart-shaped token of your affection this Valentine's Day. Take a gander at this origami folding video to learn how to put together a small origami heart.
This short animated tutorial will show you how to assemble an origami heart that even the clumsiest butterfingers among us can perfect. Since Valentine's Day is coming up, you best hone your skills at this heart so you can give a few to your amor.
Does your heart go all aflutter for your sweetheart? Literalize what so many poets have, well, waxed poetic about by making this sweet origami beating heart. It's made so you can stick your fingers inside and actually make it "beat".
Broken crayons kind of suck. They make it hard for you to stuff all your crayons back into your crayon box uniformly, plus then you have to ditch the wrapper and it all looks like a mess. Make broken crayons prettier by crafting these heart-shaped crayons that are great for V ...more
Take a luxurious, lingering bath with your boy toy while smoothing and cleaning his skin with this heart-shaped melt and pour soap. Composed of pastel pinks and purples, the soap is hyper feminine and probably shouldn't be a gift to your y-chromosomed loved one, but it can be ...more
You've got a great gift for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day. Awesome. Now, how are you going to present that lovely gift of yours? Wrapping paper? Cardboard box? Decorative bag? If any of those things are your answer—you're not trying hard enough. If you've got a small gif ...more
Homopolar motors tend to be typecast as simplistic in nature, and that's true for the most part. The bare minimum requirements are a battery, conductor, and magnetic field, but when it comes to Valentine's Day, they're nothing short of complex. At least, when it comes to the ...more
This Valentine's Day heart make a great hanging ornament, desk accessory, or gift. Best of all, it is eco-friendly, as it is made from recycled scrap strips of paper.
This video will teach you how to make an incredibly cute Valentine's Day card. This card tucks in itself to serve the purpose of both envelope and card, although an envelope should still be used for mailing it. All your valentines will know that you love them when you make thi ...more
Don't just leave your kid with a sad plastic bag this Valentine's Day to store valentines from his or her classmates! Make the giving and receiving of valentines special this year by crafting this paper Valentine's Day card mailbox. It's petite, looks like the real thing, and ...more
We adore all the cute little valentines, heart-shaped candies, and heart-embellished gift boxes and gift bags that pop up on shelves around Valentine's Day, but (ironically enough) they lack the heart that makes Valentine's Day presents truly special. Wrap your gift in person ...more
You can use nearly any colors or ply of yarn and any size crochet hook for this tutorial. Just pick your two favorite colors and follow along with the tutorial to make a cute heart that can be given as a sweet Valentine's Day gift.
This video arts and crafts tutorial will show you how to make an absolutely adorable valentine with a surprise in the middle. This paper design project is super cute and easy, and your Valentine will love their cute suspension card.
Want to show your love in a creative and heartfelt way? Make a handmade I Love You card using Ippity stamps! This tutorial shows you how to make a basic, flowery card to show the people you love how you feel about them.
This video shows how to make a small woven puffy heart. It Measures approximately 3 inches of yarn and 8 inches across. Use sufficient yarn and a size G crosha. Make a knot and attach the knot with the crosha. Make a chain of 3. Twin with the beginning chain to form a loop. No ...more
Give her a Valentine's Day gift that will last forever by making this romantic red, pink, and white polymer clay Valentine's Day heart shaped cake. While making this cake by no means lets you off the hook for getting your gal a present, it's a special token of your love that ...more
Life can be romantic year round when you're with the person you love, but romance is truly in the air during the month of February, when Cupid spreads his lovey dovey wings over all. Check out this crafting tutorial to learn how to assemble a sweet Valentine's Day card with a ...more
If we had the time, we would totally make all of our own Valentine's Day cards. But if you have kids, then you know that crafting 36 individual cards for each student is more than a pain in the behind. So make it easy on yourself by crafting this cute Valentine's Day greeting ...more
Baking extraordinaire Lily Vanilli has made some just-slightly-too-realistic-to-look-yummy bleeding heart cakes for people to give to their respective beaus on Valentine's Day. While it's pretty tricky to get your hands on one made by Lily herself, you can make one yourself if ...more
This video explains the method making heart shaped cupcakes or Valentine Day's cupcakes. At first take the mix here the moist deluxe cake mix is used. Using that mix make the cupcake mix, for a particular pack of mix 3 table spoon of oil is added then add egg white to the mix. ...more
This slider card is an unexpected take on your normal fold-out cards. It slides from the side, revealing a hidden message. In this case, you can scribble down little nothings for your amor or wish him/her a happy Valentine's Day. Check out this video to learn how to craft thi ...more
Your mom will love this cute little card with a curly paper heart.
Do you have a friend whose birthday falls on or near Valentine's Day? Then kill two birds with one stone by crafting this Valentine's Day "Happy Birthday" card. It's super easy to craft and boasts a beautiful tiered birthday cake up front. Check out this crafting video for th ...more
Show your amor that his love makes your spirits take flight by crafting this beautiful - and amazingly simple - Valentine's Day origami heart. Teeny white wings grow out from the sides to give it that Cupid charm. Today we make a heart that has wings. This is an easy project ...more