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More Valentine's Day Cards!

Make It : More Valentine's Day Cards!

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WARNING! If you are my sweetheart, please stop reading now. A couple of years ago I started a tradition of mailing a Valentine to my honey starting February 1st, till the actual day of Valentine. Yup, 14…sent by real mail. In the past it’s been a collection of great cards I have found by talented …

Valentine's Day Cards and Gifts

On The Web : Valentine's Day Cards and Gifts

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It’s still technically January, but trust me, Valentine’s day is just around the corner!  This weekend is the perfect opportunity to get started on those handmade gifts- get the kids involved too- While we always like to promote making your own crafts, there are too many cards and gifts out there that are just too …

3D Valentines

Make It : 3D Valentines

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Already making valentine cards? I know I am! Well, if you’re tired of doilies and construction paper, then try a few of our 3D cards from the February issue of Living.  Inspired by classic pop-up books, these cards include garlands, bold accordion folded graphics, clip art pop-outs, and clever hiding spots for an extra special …

Crafting + Chocolate = Yummy Valentines

Around Town : Crafting + Chocolate = Yummy Valentines

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  Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Matt and Mary have made a series of limited edition chocolate bars.    They come wrapped in marbleized papers that Mary made herself.  She used the marbleizing instructions that we have online.  I am particularly fond of marbleizing because it is one of those techniques where the results will completely surprise …

On The Web : Valentine Candy Boxes

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I had so much fun making the heart-shaped boxes in February’s issue of Living- and even more fun creating this iPad animation with the shoot team- You can find the templates and how-to for these boxes online, the candy came from Candy Warehouse, the ribbon is from Mokuba, and the charms are made by Helen …

Inspiration Board : The February Issue of Living!

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The February Issue of Living is now on newsstands! Run out and get your copy! Be sure to check out the following projects: Love the cover above? See the workbook on page 143 for instructions using our tissue pom pom’s. Clip Art Candy Packaging – page 58 Love in 3 Dimensions – page 125 Blake’s …

Make It : “Carefree” Valentine’s Day Dress

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Today’s guest post comes from Kate Muth in our digital department, a true romantic at heart: To say that the appliqué work I did on this American Apparel knit dress was “inspired” by the get-up that Ginger Rogers wears in Carefree, from 1938, would be giving myself too much credit. I was not so much …

Celebrate : Last-Minute Valentines

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Happy Valentine’s Day! And just in case you’ve procrastinated, here are a couple quick ways to spread the love. All you need for these little guys is card stock and chocolate hearts. You can stamp or write the “I” and “U,” attach the heart with a little tape, and add a personal message on the …