Skip to main content

Handmade Valentine's Day Ideas: Crafts and Food for everyone

We got into the Valentine's Day spirit with a hearts banner. Did you see it?

6 days until Valentine's Day!

Have you bought a card?

Have you gotten a present ready for your other half?

Do you have a special menu planned?


I've browsed through the store several times for the last month looking for a card. I can be quite indecisive when it comes to getting a card. Ya know, I like the message of the front, but the message from a second one, and the design and colors of another. Oh wait! but another one has a ribbon or glitter, or other elements that I find quite unique and beautiful.

This Saturday afternoon we have some rather cold weather for Florida. It's grey, foggy, cool, rainy...and pretty much gloomy out.  Totally not my kind of weather, but as my kids are currently napping, I'm able to dive to into Pinterest, Google, and basically all over the internet to find things that are inspiring for Valentine's Day.

I want to do one or two projects I've seen...nah! ALL of them!



1.    I just discovered SewingSchool's site. Ah-mazing! This cute little card looks so sweet, full of love, and totally do-able as a last minute gift. Perhaps even a nap time project! 

source

2. How about some tender looking heart hair clips? The Purl Bee did it again with this awesome tutorial.  
source





I'm really curious to find out what my Hubs is going to make for Valentine's Day.  Here are some hints, amor



My Hubs is a huge pizza lover. I bet he'd get a kick out of this Valentine's Pizza. 
source

I will continue browsing and prepping for the big day. I think I'll be making a card and cooking something truly special for my Hubs.  

What are you making? How do you like these ideas? Share in the comments your thoughts and give this post a Google+. Let me know here or on FB

Until next time! 

~ Fabi





Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

How to Make a Crochet Fabric Fusion Dress

This post contains affiliate links.



The life of a crafter tends to revolve around trying new patterns, combining materials, making something completely new. Sometimes it turns out just like we imagined it would, other times...well,  those times are good too. The process of crafting  is what makes it fun and worth the ride. One book that has really inspired me into this fusion technique has been Fun with Yarn and Fabric: More Than 50 Projects to Sew, Crochet, it is filled with projects that combine fabric with yarn into beautiful projects like cushion covers, blankets, etc.It is also so colorful that it will really motivate you into trying new color schemes.

Some time ago, I got this turquoise chevron fabric from Hobby Lobby with the intention of making a dress that would combine crochet and fabric. Just like a fusion blanket, I would make a fusion dress: fabric and crochet together to make a new dress.


Related Projects that use the Crochet Fabric Fusion Technique:


Crochet OwlBaby Pants wi…

Crochet Towel Holder Ring Tutorial

Ever wonder how to keep your dish towel from falling off the oven rod every two seconds? Simply use this crochet pattern to make a crochet towel holder to help keep the towel in the right place.  

You might be interested in: Best Places to Purchase Yarn Online

Crochet is so fun and relaxing. Crocheting is even more fun when we get to use our skill and make crochet gifts for everyone we know. Or perhaps when we can even use our crochet as a business and sell our handmade items at craft shows.

The ultimate goal of crochet is to SHARE what we are able to make with our hands. 

This crochet towel holder takes about 20 minutes or less to make depending on your speed. 

What I love about this crochet pattern is that it creates a very useful item using cotton yarn. We use these holder in our kitchen and reminds everyone where to keep the kitchen towel so it doesn't get lost.

Hope you crochet a towel holder, too! 

Why should you crochet a towel holder?


The ring for the towel is really stretchy and …

Free Crochet V-Stitch Dishcloth Pattern - ZigZag

How to Crochet a Dishcloth using the V-Stitch
Summer in Florida is really hot. Like steamy hot. I think it’s great, especially when we have a pool nearby and palm trees all around. Oh, how I love summer! This week, for the first time in several weeks, I felt a breeze while walking home, which made our time outside so much more enjoyable.Thinking of summer and this breeze, which was a total gift from God, I designed the “Summer Breeze Crochet Dishcloth” – a free, easy, and quick pattern that I am sharing here with you all available in English and Spanish.

When you make it, please post a picture in the comments or post it to Instagram with the hashtag #CrochetwithFabi or #CrochetconFabi so that I can see all your lovely creations.

Materials Cotton yarn for crochet dishcloths   (lana de algodon) Crochet Hook – Size G (4mm) my preferred hook Tapestry needle for weaving in ends 
Steps Chain 37 – Cadeneta de 37

In order to crochet the V-Stitch you have chain a multiple of 3 plus 7. Para tejer est…