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How to Make Roses Roundup (from all kinds of things, including Bacon!)

How to Make Roses Roundup (from all kinds of things, including Bacon!)

Want to be clever and romantic for Vday? How to make all kinds of roses–out of all kinds of things– just in time for Valentine’s Day!  Following are tutorials for crafty rose making, as well as some edible versions (Like these roses, from BACON?)

Crafty Goodness:

Fabulous Heart Middle Valentines Cupcakes

Fabulous Heart Middle Valentines Cupcakes

Check these out from @madalinaa at Duhlicious!

Get the how-to: http://duhlicious.com/2012/02/i-heart-you-cupcakes

“Easier than storebought” valentines day kids cards

I saw this post, from the awesome Asha @Parenthacks, about how it is not slacking to buy storebought cards for kids class valentines.  And while I totally agree, I had to share this, which was our card from last year.  I submit that this is even EASIER than store bought cards, because nothing is more hellish in our family than getting my kid to sign valentines cards over and over again, but he does love to draw.  … [ KEEP READING ]

How to make a Paper Rose Wreath

How to make a Paper Rose Wreath

Artist, and Dabbled favorite, Diana Evans has a great tutorial on making cute paper roses and a paper rose wreath.
Perfect for Valentines Day, no? I think individual flowers would be nice on 3-D Valentine’s Day cards, too.

Go check it out! Her hand drawn tutorial is adorable too…

Valentine Ideas for little girls

Valentine Ideas for little girls

Here is a fun little idea I came up with last year, a cute valentines (or anytime) gift for a little girl. A stacked felt heart or flower pin.

This was inspired by the fact that kids grow out of clothes so fast, and while I was going to make a shirt or dress with a heart applique, instead I decided to make this pin (and a few others) so they could be used for a longer time.… [ KEEP READING ]

Valentines Day Marshmallows (and more)!

Valentines Day Marshmallows (and more)!

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow! How about making some simple, but yummy and impressive homemade marshmallows!

Niki at Foodwhirl.com writes:

One of my favorite things to make during the holidays are marshmallows. This year, I was busy taking care of a newborn and didn’t have time to indulge my candy-making yen.

I thought it would be fun to do a Valentine’s day version. These fluffy candy hearts are a great alternative to those store-bought message candies we’ve all grown so accustomed to.… [ KEEP READING ]