Feb 122013

Easy Valentine’s Knotted Fleece Pillow

DIY Crafts for Valentine's - "Torn" Pillow

Even before having a family of my own Family Fun magazine has always been one of my favorites.  I subscribe to a number of magazines but Family Fun is one that I save each issue to refer to later.  It always has lots of fun activities, recipes, and crafts to do and make with the kiddos.  In their recent December/January edition they had some cute DIY gifts that kids could make and one suggestion was for baseball and football knotted fleece pillows.  As soon as I saw them I knew I’d love to do a heart-shaped one for Valentine’s Day.

One of the best parts of this craft project is how quick and easy it is to complete.  Bubbles generally naps for about 45 minutes and I had time to do a couple of chores before sitting down to make the pillow.  I think they’re really cute and will be a nice homemade addition to Bubbles’ Valentine’s gift. Continue reading »

Feb 022012

This week Matter of Cents and I have chosen Valentine’s Day projects and Valentines crafts as our theme.  I’m excited to give some of these a try (and to tuck some away for when Baby C. is a bit older and has classmates to which she can hand out cards).

Bananas For You Valentine’s Day Card
…and bananas is good! (Love Runts; love Guy Fieri)
Valentines Crafts: I'm Bananas for You! Valentine

I Dig You!
Love these for the cute factor and for the fact that kids can still play with the shovel later
Valentines Crafts: I Dig You! Valentine Continue reading »