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
Valentine's Day Look
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
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
Before you know it, Valentine's Day will be here. Or your boyfriend's birthday. Or your two year anniversary. And while buying the newest techie gadget for your boy will earn you a gold star on your head, you can truly get his heart racing by making him a pair personalized box ...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
Hearts are fairly easy to cut out of paper, but origami hearts take a little more work, and that means more appreciation from their recipient. Even better, flying origami hearts. What better way to tell your loved one you care on Valentine's Day than with some bat-winged heart ...more
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".
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
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
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
Who needs a Hallmark card? You can make your own Valentine's card with these free video clips on home crafts. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make Valentine’s Day cards. Make Valentine’s Day cards - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make Valentine’s Da ...more
Even if you and your office cohorts don't exchange cutesy valentines on Valentine's Day, you can still indulge in the vibrant, lovey dovey holiday by crafting one of these three paper favors for your kid's class. Each one can hold an assortment of treats like chocolates and c ...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
Give someone you love a cake that will knock their socks off! In this three-part video tutorial, learn how to create an adorable little sheep cake topper out of fondant icing for a Valentine's Day themed cake. "I love ewe!" says this sheep! Make hearts melt and mouths water wi ...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
Valentine's Day is going to be here in less than a month, so make sure you keep all of your photo memories safe by placing them inside this miniature floral "I Love You" Valentine's Day mini album. Beautiful feminine shabby chic flowers and trim adorn this photo album, which ...more
Valentine's Day sweets can be made even sweeter when they're packaged in delightful way. Martha Stewart herself would approve of this red and pink gift box, which features Valentine's Day hearts on the front. This treat box is extremely easy to make, so you can craft it in bu ...more
Whisper sweet nothings to your Valentine this Valentine's Day by making him or her this adorable origami heart. You can tuck a message like "Happy Valentine's Day" or "I Love You" inside for a personalized and sentimental touch. Check out this origami folding video for the ho ...more
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
Valentine's Day is exactly two weeks away, which means it's prime time to start thinking about what sweets you'll be baking for your sweetheart and how you'll be presenting them. Gift your amor a Valentine's Day present and dessert at the same time by decorating these adorabl ...more
Trust us when we say that no woman out there can resist the temptations of a chocolate dessert. Whether it's white chocolate drizzled on top of strawberries or chocolate lava cake, there's something about chocolate that draws us in time after time. Make your girlfriend love y ...more
Purchasing a present for your sweetheart on Valentine's Day is stressful enough. If you go with something too personal - like some expensive Spanx underwear because she always complains about her muffin top - she'll get offended, but if you go with something too cliche and gen ...more
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
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
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
Are you ready to taste one of the most decadent, rich, and creamy desserts out there? Then check out this recipe for making French Mille Feuille, a three layer cake made from puff pastry alternating between layers of cream or whipped cream in between. These Mille Feuilles, als ...more
Not sure what to get your sweetie on Valentine's Day? Everybody loves food! Although they may wait to eat their present AFTER the date in order to stay fitted into their dress or pant, an edible gift might be the way to go this year! In this video presented by the "Original Na ...more
This video will help you feel more comfortable approaching someone new to spend Valentine's Day together. It can all start with a simple and innocent question. "What are you doing on Valentine's Day?" This really will work equally well for men asking women out or women allowin ...more
Want to hand out lollipops to your kid's class for Valentine's Day? Then don't just phone it in by scouring the shelves at Target the night before for some Dora the Explorer paper valentines that you'll tape to the lollipops. Instead, craft this cheap mini flower pot to store ...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
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
You'll find that chivalry isn't dead once you step out on the the town with this darling old Hollywood-inspired romantic hairdo on Valentine's Day. Whether you have a sweetie or not this hairdo, featuring soft, cascading curls that are pinned into a loose bun on the side, will ...more
Make your sweetheart's Valentine's day morning extra special by making heart-shaped fried eggs for breakfast. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make the eggs shaped like a heart.
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.
Hot date for Valentine’s day & nothing to wear? Create a sexy, strapless, plunge mini dress in a few easy steps! You will need a few simple materials and fabric you like. Gianny L delivers another easy DIY fashion video. The sexy GiannyL demonstrates this DIY closet hack that' ...more
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
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
Give sweets to your sweet in the prettiest way possible by crafting this Valentine's Day gift box. While this particular gift box is intended for storing Hershey Marshmallows, it can also hold a small gift or chocolates. Check out the video to learn the how-to.
We know that every pink and red Hallmark card out there tells us that Valentine's Day is about smoochin' it up with your amor and generally cherishing the ones you love, but to be honest, the holiday is also about cherishing your love for candy and sweets. Treat your favorite ...more
Right from Betty's kitchen learn the simple recipe for red velvet cake specially for Valentine's Day. Just follow Betty in creating this delicious and beautiful cake you can make specially for your sweetheart. This short instructional video will tell you the needed ingredients ...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.
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
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
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
We know that the Christmas rush has just past and you're probably still reeling from the eggnog and jet lag. But now that it's January, it's time to start thinking about the next holiday our our list: Valentine's Day. Check out this craft video to learn how to make a sweet ri ...more
Valentine's Day is only two weeks away - are you prepared with ample sweets for your sweet? Make sure that dessert is taken care of on Cupid's lovey dovey holiday by baking these easy as cake whoopie pies. Red velvet cake sandwiches cream cheese frosting. Cookies: 2 tbsp but ...more
While we all know that Valentine's Day is supposed to be about the giving and receiving of love and affection, let's face it: These days, the Hallmark holiday is more about the giving and receiving of chocolate and sugar high-inducing candy. Give both affection and sweets to ...more
Make an origami rose for your love on Valentine's Day. This easy to follow video shows you how with romantic piano music to calm you while doing it! Start with a piece of red paper then make the initial guide line folds. You then start by folding in the corners then making mor ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a flower headband for Valentine's Day. To make this, you will need: rubber band, elastic band, and ribbon. First, take your ribbon and fold it in half, then make one side a little bit longer than the other. Now, make a flower with the rib ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make chocolate hearts for Valentine's Day. You will need 1.5-2 lbs of chocolate and a mold with heart shapes in it and sucker inserts. You will also need sticks to insert into the chocolate. First, melt your chocolate in a large bowl with a sp ...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 video from "Whitney sews on a budget" shows how to make a Valentine's Day purse or gift bag using a bandana. Begin by folding the bandana in half on the diagonal with the right sides together. Cut it into the shape you would like your bag to be. Pin the pieces together an ...more
Romantic dinners are sort of a "no duh" when it comes to relationship maintenance. And while when you're a fresh couple you probably have these fun dinner dates all the time, if you're married with kids you're probably spending more time putting your five-year-old on time out ...more
We would never turn down real, super fragrant roses and peonies. But to be honest, getting dead or dying flyers is not all that attractive, especially since they wilt a few days in. Give your Valentine everlasting flowers this V Day by folding them from paper and then placing ...more
Making a rose arrangement is not difficult, but there is some skill to it. In this video tutorial from Fresh Flower Ideas, learn the tips and tricks of creating an arrangement with a dozen red roses for Valentine's Day. In this tutorial, a dozen red Freedom roses are used, but ...more
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.
It's that time of the year again to add a little bit of sexiness to your wardrobe. So in celebration of Valentines Day, Rob and Corinne visit homemade underwear extraordinaire Clare Bare for lesson on how to make your own undies. Clare Bare's Underwear Pattern: http://www.thr ...more
Here is a collection of the most sick, twisted, and disturbing film kisses. My favorite has got to be Luke kissing Leia from Star Wars... Incest at its best.
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.
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