16 Valentines, Gifts, & Decorations for Valentine’s Day

by Dinah Wulf
Valentine's Day Round-Up

I noticed that I have done a lot of Valentine’s Day crafts this year compared to last year.  I must love my husband more this year… JUST KIDDING! After perusing through all of them, I thought I’d create a list of this years and years past. I came up with 16 Valentines, Gift Ideas, and […]

Heart Clothespin Valentines

by Dinah Wulf
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My daughter and I have been making clothespin crafts lately {airplane clothespins & caterpillar clothespins}. I had some left over and thought it’d be fun to make heart clothespin valentines.  When you turn a heart sideways it looks like lips so I printed little tags that say “Smooch. Muah. Kiss.” Here is how I made […]

Easy Duck Tape and Washi Tape Treat Bags

by Dinah Wulf
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You’re going to think I’m crazy, but I couldn’t help it. The other day, a few moms at my daughter’s school arranged a big playdate for about a dozen kids at a local park.  I had about 15 minutes before I had to leave my house to meet.  I decided to bring some treats for […]

Easy Homemade Valentines for School

by Dinah Wulf
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Are you sick of my Valentine’s Day posts yet? Ha! Anyway, I didn’t want to give out candy with my daughter’s Valentine’s for school this year, so I thought I’d try something different.  Of course buying in bulk is always cheaper, so I found these mini colorful gel pens at Staples for a good price.  […]

Valentine Baked Goods Gift Ideas and Giveaway

by Dinah Wulf
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This post, Valentine Baked Goods Gift Ideas is sponsored by Rich Products for the Bakery Because. Give the Gift of Deliciousness. campaign. As you may or may not know, I am not confident in my cooking or baking skills. Sure, I make dinner for my little family every night, and I’ve even pulled off a few […]

Easy Valentine Front Door Decoration

by Dinah Wulf
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I love sales! I found this hanging grapevine basket at Joann’s on sale for $8.49 from $29.99. Score! I thought I could use it for my front door and easily change it up each holiday.  Today, I am sharing an easy Valentine front door decoration that I made. Materials: Grapevine hanging basket Wide burlap ribbon […]

Recycled Carton and Straw Treat Box

by Dinah Wulf
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Being a craft hoarder at heart, I went to throw away this juice carton and in mid throw I stopped myself. I decided to myself up to the challenge and upcycle it. I stared at it for a bit and stared some more. After a few minutes knowing that Valentine’s Day is right around the […]

Unique Twists on Traditional Valentine Gifts

by Dinah Wulf
Chocolate-Valentines

Be an Original Valentine: 4 Unique Twists on Traditional Gifts, By Guest Author Deb Russel When the Huffington Post asked readers to share the worst Valentine’s Day gifts they’d ever received, there was almost no end to the list of atrocities, including a book bearing the title “Love Isn’t Easy” and a garden gnome clutching a […]

15 Minute Craft: Paper Towel Roll Valentine Scroll

by Dinah Wulf
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Woo hoo! Another series of Craft Lightening is here and I am sharing a fun recycled Valentine that my daughter and I made for my husband (hopefully he doesn’t see this post before Valentine’s Day)! This craft only takes fifteen minutes (or less) to make.  Here is how we made our Paper Towel Roll Valentine […]

Easy Homemade Love You Valentine

by Dinah Wulf
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I love making my own cards. It only takes a few minutes and is such a great personalized touch…oh yeah, and it’s cheaper than buying one! I made this easy homemade Love You Valentine in a few easy steps. I love that you can pull the little felt flower out as an added bonus! Here […]

Metallic Mason Jar Centerpiece

by Dinah Wulf
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You KNOW I love a good Mason jar craft.  I’ve even done a round-up of Mason Jar Crafts in the past. Most recently, I glittered some for to look like candy corn for Halloween and Fall. This time, I wanted to come up with something quick and easy.  Specifically, I wanted to make this Metallic […]

Merry Christmas 2013 from DIY Inspired

by Dinah Wulf
Merry Christmas 2013

Three Holiday Party Tips with The Bouqs

by Dinah Wulf
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Thank you to The Bouqs for sponsoring this holiday party tips post. All opinions are 100% my own. When hosting a dinner party, there are several tips that I personally like to keep in mind.  Today, I wanted to share some Holiday Party Tips with Bouqs. Why Bouqs? Here are three reasons: The Bouqs cut only […]

Preparing Your Home for Holiday Entertaining

by Dinah Wulf
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I LOVE entertaining, especially for the holidays. Every year my best girlfriends and our families get together for an annual Christmas party. In fact, I plan weeks in advance for every detail to make my home warm and inviting for them every Christmas. There are always a few things I keep in mind while preparing […]

Mason Jar Teacher’s Survival Gift Kits

by Dinah Wulf
Holiday Teacher Gift

My daughter is only three years old but she is in her first year of pre-school. So, this is the first time she’s really had teachers AND the first time I’ve gotten to make a teacher’s gift for the end of winter break. I decided to break out the good old recycled Mason jars and […]

Best Elf on the Shelf Ideas

by Dinah Wulf
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OK, so I warned you on my first Elf on the Shelf post that I may be posting 2-3 Elf on the Shelf posts! I SWEAR this one is my last one (for the year…hee hee).  If you missed my first two here they are: Elf on a Shelf Ideas Two Dozen Elf on the […]

Quick and Easy Holiday Gift Bag Party Favors

by Dinah Wulf
Christmas Party Favors

This post, Quick and Easy Holiday Gift Bag Party Favors, is sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts and DCWV for the PaperCrafted Christmas Campaign. All opinions are 100% my own. I am so excited for this year’s annual Christmas party at my house this year.  It’s not an extravagant party, by any means.  Rather, it’s quite intimate for […]

Gift Card Pairing Ideas for the Holidays

by Dinah Wulf
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Gift Card Pairing Ideas is sponsored by Ralph’s.  All opinions are 100% my own. I’ve often heard people say “gift cards are so impersonal”.  On the contrary, gift cards allow the recipient to buy what their hearts desire without the hassles and hurts of playing the return and exchange game. I’ve put together a fun […]

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