On Valentine's Day it is customary to give valentines. It would seem that postcards from paper, which can be simpler, but everyone wants to make a special valentine and put their meaning into it. We will tell you how to do this and what materials to use. All crafts in honor of Valentine's Dayunites the meaning and meaning that they bear: loving or sympathetic people give hearts as symbols of their tender feelings, admitting love and devotion. Everyone wants to please their soul mate, surprise with the originality and creativity of crafts and gifts. Therefore, variations can be a huge variety - from serious and solemn to ridiculous and funny.
1. Soft hearts
To create soft felt valentines you will need a fabric, a pattern in the form of a heart, a padding and a decor that you want to decorate the product.
2. Valentines made of clay or salted dough
Salted dough is a wonderful material, fromwhich can be dazzled with very beautiful valentines. To make it, take 50 grams of flour and salt, mix, add 70 grams of water to the mixture and mix until a uniform mass is obtained. Make sure that the dough does not stick to your hands and is elastic. Roll the dough on a hard surface with a thin layer. You can use a paper template orform for cutting the dough to make hearts. Dry the products in a natural way or in the oven. When they dry out, you can color them with acrylic paints and decorate. Polymer finished clay also perfectly suitedto create valentines. Just choose the colors you need and blend shapes. If you want to add some more figures to the hearts, modulate them, attaching them to the general frame of the composition with glue.
3. Valentine's Coffee Heart
Very nice looks coffee heart in a pot. To create it, prepare the templates of hearts of the size you need.
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4. Valentine's photos
Pleasant memories are so valuable that you can make an equally valuable gift from them.
5. Valentine with a secret
The most intimate is in our hearts. On St. Valentine's Day, this secret certainly wants to share. Symbolically will look like a valentine bandaged with a ribbon. To read the congratulation, you'll have to untie the knot, open a kind of door and enter. A symbolic gift will reinforce the long-awaited words inside. We recommend a master class: and .
6. Garland of valentines
Want to the arrival of the second half to decorate the room and give the holiday atmosphere, make garlands of valentine. Vertical garlands decorate the doorway, horizontal - decorate the wall. Such a decor will look more effective ifUse paper with prints or cut openwork patterns on valentines. Often the simplest things can surprise. Fix the hearts on the rope using wooden clothespins.
7. Wreath of hearts
Excellent home decor and gift. Simply sew many small colored hearts. They can be fixed on a cardboard circle-base.
8. Candlesticks with valentines
Candles are always romantic. What can happen without them on such a day! For manufacturing you will need:
- mini candle;
- colored paper with prints;
The manufacturing process does not take much time.
9. Of the buttons
Beautiful valentines are obtained from buttons (lay your heart on thick paper or embroider it on fabric).
10. Valentines made of wool
Those who own the technique of felting can make creative valentines from wool.
Other ideas on February 14
- You can also embroider a heart with satin ribbonson the frame. To do this, simply first transfer to the embroidery fabric a pattern that you want, and then embroider a skeleton or a sketch with threads of a mulina. Then, using straight strap stitches, start embroidering. So you can get a beautiful picture, and a decorative pillowcase, and any other product.
- You can make valentines from matchboxes or use other small boxes - decorate them, and inside put grapes or candy-dragees.
- You can try to make a valentine from balloons, sweets, tie from ribbons, order a branded mug with hearts and a declaration of love or paint it yourself.
- And you can connect a large three-dimensional .
Your imagination and knowledge of the interests of your loved onepeople will certainly prompt you the most optimal option for a gift. With a little effort and patience, you will create a real masterpiece and be able to express with it the sincerity of your feelings.