Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

Philly Home Show Make and Take Workshop

Just a quick note today to all my local readers… Ditch your Valentine and come craft with me this Sunday! I’ll be teaching dry brushing and stenciling techniques at the Philly Home Show. Everyone in class will take home the … Continue reading

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How To Make A “LOVE” Bunting {Silhouette’s February Sale!}

Sometimes an old favorite just needs a little “pick me up” to give it new life, right? Many of you probably remember my “baked and curled” grosgrain ribbon wreath from last year. Truth be told, I use it for both … Continue reading

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Love Is In The Air – Silhouette Love That Is!

Ahhhh….Love is in the air! And today I thought I’d share the love by letting you in on a little secret I’m not sure all of my Silhouette owning friends know about. Did all of you know about the Silhouette … Continue reading

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Nikki, In Stitches Etsy Shop FLASH SALE!

Have you been wondering where I’ve been? Things are crazy here, behind the scenes of Nikki, In Stitches. Unfortunately, you’ll have to wait a bit longer for all of the details, but I can give you a little info about … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Wreath Using Curled Grosgrain Ribbon

This Valentine’s Day wreath couldn’t be sweeter…or easier to make! See what I mean about the grosgrain curlicues? Too cute, right? Before you can get started on your wreath, you need to “bake” your ribbon to curl it. You can … Continue reading

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Getting Crafty in the Kitchen – How to Curl Grosgrain Ribbon

I’m going old school today! This very basic trick of “baking” grosgrain ribbon to curl it has been around forever, and I just love it! I love how simple it is, how fun it is, and how adorably cute it … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Candy Jars {How-To}

Anything here look familiar? Each time I update these candy jars for the current holiday, the project takes less and less time, and costs less money! You’ve seen these covered in creepy crawly spiders, filled with candy corn… And you’ve … Continue reading

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Valentine Picture Frame…All From Scraps!

1.  Start with one wooden picture frame, bought at your local craft store for $1.  Paint white, or whatever neutral color you have in your stash of acrylic paints. 2.  Rip scrap papers into long rectangular pieces.  Decoupage onto frame. … Continue reading

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Vintage Valentines (Embroidery on Paper)

I was going for “vintage” and ended up a little too “victorian,” but I’m still in love with the idea of embroidering on paper. If you’re going to give it a try, I just have one huge piece of advice: … Continue reading

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Embroidery 101: 2 Basics Stitches You Need To Know

As I was working on this year’s Valentines, I realized I’ve always just assumed all of you know how to embroider. Well, you know what happens when you assume! So, below you will find photo tutorials for two basic embroidery … Continue reading

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