handprint heart valentine

valentine crafts for kids

There’s just something about little hands and feet that make me go all melty inside. To that end, I wanted to take the handprint heart valentines that seem to be popular every year and put my own spin on them.

Materials:
8×10 canvas
craft paints
stamps and ink pad
washi tape (not shown)

handprint hearts

Step 1: Carefully take your children’s hands, paint with the craft paint, and overlap them to create a heart shape on your canvas. You’ll get some “fun mom” points if you let your eldest paint his own hand :)

handprint hearts

Step 2: Once you have your “heart,” outline it with a pencil so you’ll have a guide for your “xo” stamps.

handprint crafts

Step 3: Carefully stamp around your outline. Once dry, you can go back and erase your pencil marks. Add in the date, and, lastly, cover the sides of your canvas with washi tape.

valentine idea

handprint heart

valentine crafts for kids

Easy, adorable, and, best of all, I had all the supplies already on hand!

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27 christmas crafts and decor ideas

christmas craft ideas

‘Tis the season! As a blogger, my Christmas crafting and decorating is well underway, and I imagine that yours is, too! But whether you are in the midst of your holiday crafting, or waiting until after Thanksgiving, you’re sure to find some inspiration here today. Enjoy!

christmas decorating ideas

holiday gift tags using old photos from lovely things

easy christmas wreaths from martha stewart

matchbook advent calendar from country living

christmas decorating ideas

tiny gingerbread houses for your mugs from not martha

typography heart ornaments from burlap+blue

dyed pom pom wreath from tatertots and jello

christmas decorating ideas

patchwork pillow from nana company

tree pillow from inspired honey bee

looped burlap wreath from burlap+blue

christmas decorating ideas

quilted coasters from gwenny penny

ruffled christmas tree tutorial from the southern institute

burlap lace tree skirt by diy divas on ucreate

christmas decorating ideas

yarn wrapped trees from one pearl button

vintage ornament wreath from the toasted coconut

 felt poinsettia from bhg

christmas decorating ideas

felt ball garland from my sparkle

striped straw wreath from tatertots and jello

snow globe tutorial from i heart naptime

christmas decorating ideas

doorknob stockings from bhg

paper bag wreath from bloesem kids

stocking tutorial from teal & lime

christmas decorating ideas

diy glitter canvas art from i heart naptime

no sew ruffle christmas tree skirt from the johnstons

santa christmas countdown printable from inviting printables

christmas decorating ideas

stocking advent calendar from skip to my lou

pom pom ribbon christmas tree from cherished bliss

ric rac christmas trees from a pumpkin & a princess