“The Desire To Create is One of the Deepest Yearnings of the Human Soul”
Does the quote above resonate with you?
When life gets busy, and you can’t find the time for craft, do you yearn to be creative?
Just taking even a few moments here and there, can make a difference. A sense of moving forward.
Finding inspiration this week includes a little something for Valentine’s Day.
I read somewhere that celebrating the love between you and your partner should be every day 🙂
There are some great tutorials included this week on some beautiful craft ideas. Enjoy!
Rainbow Heart Suncatchers
Bring some bright cheeriness to your windows with these colorful suncatchers.
Great for the kids to get involved with too!
Follow Melissa from Fireflies and Mudpies tutorial.
Valentine Day Heart Garland
Another lovely project for kids to get involved with for Valentine’s Day Craft.
Ann from Little Worlds Big Adventures shares her instructions on what to do.
Our Knitting Roots
A fascinating read by Donna Druchunas, a writer, and knitter 🙂
Donna explores her connection to knitting.
There is also a Sock Knitting Pattern.
A tribute to the early knitters who invented and developed knitting in the Middle East.
Take a look at the Knitty Issue where Donna wrote this article.
How To Crochet A Hot Water Bottle Cover
Elena from Kerasopites shares her crochet pattern to make this cozy hot water bottle cover.
There’s something so soothing about a hot water bottle.
Valentine’s Day Paper Flowers Craft
Rachel from I Heart Crafty Things steps you through the steps to complete this fun and simple craft project using paper and paper doilies.
Embroider A Modern Heart Sachet
An embroidered scented sachet to place in a drawer or attach ribbon to hang in your closet or car.
Stephanie from Swoodson says shows you how to make one from felt with the modern embroidery in her tutorial.
Doodles the Deer Free Sewing Pattern and Tutorial with Eco-Friendly Options
First of all what a darling name for this furry little handmade friend.
Fluffmonger has an extensive sewing tutorial on how to create Doodles The Deer with a free pattern.
Twisting Heart Valentine Quilt Tutorial
In keeping with the spirit of Valentine’s Day, this gorgeous quilt is a small enough project to get done before 14 Feb!!
Follow Connie from Freemotion by the River’s step by step instructions.
Top Stitched Coasters
A simple beginners sewing project that is functional and would make great gifts 🙂
Follow the tutorial by Alicia from Sew What Alicia
DIY Valentine Day String Art
An excellent way to use up scrap bits of yarn.
The step by step instructions are laid out in Interweave’s blog post.
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Editor’s note: Our readers have said, in their free time, they love going back over previous editions of our roundups.
– So we’ve kept the crafty goodness below from this time last year.
This idea for an eye mask fits in perfectly for Valentine’s Day!
Using the simple design of 2 emoji hearts.
Take a look at Cinta’s step by step guide.
Learn How To Crochet a Motif
Here’s a lovely step by step tutorial by Alina at The Gift of Knitting on how to make a little crochet motif.
Use them to bring a crafty feel to your home.
Stitching Snowflake Cards
A lovely idea to do with kids and simple to do.
Stitching the printable snowflake cards is easy, and they look so effective!
Crystal Charm Summer Breeze Quilt Design
A straightforward and simple quilt design using a nine patch block.
Gorgeous soft blues and yellows, reminding us of the gorgeousness of summer.
This delicious drink seems like the perfect celebration with a loved one.
Make Valentine’s Day every day!
Thanks to the intelligent and very creative Lila Wolff. ❤❤❤
What do the terms Filler, Thriller, and Spiller have to do with Succulents?
Simple and effective techniques for creating a beautiful pot of succulents.
Find out what a thriller, filler and spiller are in this easy tutorial.
Hope you have a fabulous week and if you celebrate Valentine’s Day, may it be delightfully romantic ?
Please make sure to let me know any projects you’ve got in mind via the comment section below.
Yours in Craftiness