A little artful Valentine’s Day inspiration for you… | ArtThatFits Blog

With the most romantic day of the year (ha!) quickly approaching, you may be like me and need a little help getting in the mood this Valentine’s Day … Sure, I’ve got someone extra special to celebrate the day with, but in all honesty, I’m just not really in to all that mushy stuff, and while I enjoy a nice Valentine’s Day, I just haven’t gotten into the spirit this year.

So, I though I’d peruse the world wide web & locate some fun, simple ways to bring some lovie-dovieness into our February 14th:

I have to admit that while I’m feeling uninspired, oftentimes I visit my friend Martha & I’ve gotta share, this year her Valentine’s crafts didn’t disappoint! Check out this beautiful & super special “heart strings” Valentine’s card that’s truly a work of art anyone can create…

Step-by-step instructions

I love, love, love this next craft – it really seems super simple and something that could add a lot of sparkle to your St. Valentine’s Day celebrations icon_smile-3543435

Step-by-step instructions

Here are a couple of sweet ideas from another favorite site to visit for inspiration, HGTV:

Doesn’t this glittered Valentine’s Day banner look sweet enough to eat?!?

Also, be sure to check out HGTV’s tips on crafting the perfect Valentine’s Day cards…

Here are some fun Valentine’s Day posts found throughout the blogosphere that may help you bring that sweet sappiness home for at least one day of the year icon_smile-3543435

Our very own 2010 Valentine’s Day post, featuring some LOVEly art – I’m still loving that “Love Bites” art, ha!

This adorable “DIY” subway-style art for Valentine’s Day was found at Craftily Ever After – Also, check out her simple felt rosette decor balls tutorial … adorable!

I certainly appreciate this post on Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas from the fabulous Elements of Style blog!

Check out this adorable Valentine’s Day garland crafted from felt from Crafted blog & of course, there’s a step-by-step tutorial for those of us who need it icon_smile-3543435

This Valentine’s Day Mobile project seems simple enough & would add a bit of that Vday cheer to any space icon_smile-3543435 From Itsy Bitsy Paper.

Hope these got you in the mood for Valentine’s Day, as much as they did me! I’m ready to celebrate, strawberries, champagne, sappy red roses and all!

p.s. Please check out my guest blog post over at Anatomy of a Dinner Party – it’s a Dr. Seuss inspired baby shower I had so much fun putting together & sharing!


Arlynn (78)

Filed under: Art, Blogs, Design, Holiday, How To, Inspiration on February 2nd, 2011