Cathie and Steve have created several beautiful Valentine’s Day crafts, and one of them is this Romantic Collage Valentine Frame. With this crafty duo’s help, you can create a romantic mixed media frame with Mod Podge photo transfer and embellishments. Collaging is a craft technique that has been around forever, but still manages to never get old. This technique is perfect when it combining it within any mixed media project. If you would like to make this frame for yourself you can find all the supplies you will need below. Click here to find the instructions to make this frame, and here to see even more Valentine’s Day project from Cathie and Steve.
Show your love this Valentine’s Day with this sweet decoupaged box. Boxes are wonderful surfaces to craft with. They can instantly turn an ordinary project into a functional item. Use this box to store little trinkets, or give away as a gift. Amy Anderson from the popular Mod Podge Rocks blog created this project using several Mod Podge products. This is a great project for those of you who may be new to using Mod Podge, and it won’t take long to complete. See below for all the supplies you will need, and click here to find the instructions.
Happy Friday! Let’s kick off the weekend on a good note, by announcing the winner of this week’s giveaway. In this giveaway we are giving away 6 FolkArt Extreme Glitter colors. This paint is awesome, and would look great on some of your Valentine’s Day projects. We are giving away a 6 pack of these paint colors to 1 lucky Paint Me Plaid blog readers.The winner is…
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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you may be a bit more sentimental than usual. That’s totally ok, and in fact those warm and fuzzy feelings can translate nicely into a romantic craft project. Check out this romantic collage photo block designed by Cathie and Steve. This Valentine season create a romantic mixed media photo block with Mod Podge photo transfer and embellishments. If you are new to the photo transfer technique, this project will serve as a great introduction to it. This is a project any level crafter can create. Make this photo block to give as a gift or keep around your home. It’s sure to make your heart skip a beat whenever you see it. All the supplies for this project can be found below, and click here to see the instructions. To see more from Cathie and Steve click here.
- Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
- FolkArt ® Painting Stencils – Laser – Words/Phrases – Love
- FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Engine Red, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Metallics – Sequin Black, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Metallics – Antique Copper, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Metallics – Inca Gold, 2 oz.
- Mod Podge ® Photo Transfer Medium, 2 oz.
- Mod Podge ® Antique Matte, 8 oz.
Wood cube block
Photocopy of a photo
Ribbons and trims
On Valentine’s Day people receive tons of cards and candy, and it can be hard to keep track of everything. Well we have the perfect solution for this little dilemma. Create a Valentine’s Day Holder. Check out this unique holder designed by Trenice Bishop. Now I am sure many of you are probably wondering what does a submarine have to do with Valentine’s Day? Well the answer is nothing at all, but is it not the cutest thing? Trenice created this project using several supplies you can find around your house and Apple Barrel paints. Create this for your kids to take with them to school, or make one for yourself. Whatever you choose to do cherish the Valentine’s Day cards you receive this year, and try not to eat too much candy (we know this may be hard .
- Apple Barrel ® Colors – Mango, 2 oz.
- Apple Barrel ® Colors – Sunny Day, 2 oz.
- Apple Barrel ® Colors – Pewter Grey, 8 oz.
Craft wood pieces
- Spray oatmeal container with primer and let dry.
- Cut and opening on the side of the container large enough to slide a greeting card through with the craft knife.
- Paint the container with Sunny day and let dry. When dry Apply Mod Podge and let dry once more.
- While the container is drying, paint one large and two medium circle pieces with Sunny Day and let dry. When dry hot glue buttons of similar size to the circles to make “feet” to keep the Submarine steady. Hot glue buttons to larger circle to make sub hatch.
- Paint the oval wood pieces and popsicle stick with Mango. Hot glue the ends of the oval shapes of matching size together. Hot glue the smaller set of shape to the one end of the popsicle stick. Cut the stick to size and hot glue the other shapes to the opposite end.
- Keep the lid of the container to make the propeller. Cut a slit large enough for the end of the “propeller” to fit in the lid. Hot glue in place.
- Paint three circles with Pewter Grey. When dry hot glue buttons to the centers of the circles. Add small dots around the buttons with Sunny Day.
- Cut the drinking straw down to fit on your sub. Fold the straw making and “L” shape and hot glue the straw where it folds together. Set Aside. When container is dry, attach “feet” to keep it steady. Hot glue “hatch” and drinking straw periscope to top as well. Pop on the lid to complete Submarine.
Valentine’s Day is my absolute favorite holiday. Love, hearts, cupid, chocolate, it’s simply the best!
Here are six DIY projects for you to get started on, so you’ll have something good for your sweetie when the big day rolls around. Happy crafting!
Rachel – Handmade Charlotte
We recently stumbled across an awesome Valentine’s Day craft project created by one of our favorite Mod Podgers, Amy Anderson of Mod Podge Rocks. Amy did a guest post on the craft blog, The Idea Room. In this post she shows you step by step how to create these Valentine’s Day embroidery hoops. Once you complete this project these hoops make for great wall hanging home décor. This is a great project to do on your own or to involve your whole family in. Embroidery hoops are a very popular craft surface right now, and once you start crafting with them you’ll be hooked. To see all the supplies you will need, along with the instructions click here. Happy Vday crafting!
Are you planning a Valentine’s Day soiree? If so then you are going to need some heartfelt decorations. You may be wondering where you can find some party décor, why not make it yourself. Julie Lewis created this project using FolkArt paint and FolkArt Extreme Glitter paint, and now you can to. Say what you wish at your Valentine party with these oversized conversation heart table toppers. These table toppers will be the hit of your party. This project will take about an hour or so to complete. Just gather all the supplies below and click here to find the instructions. Enjoy!
Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day with Mod Podge, canvases and wood letters. This is one of the newest projects from the crafty duo, Cathy and Steve. This project is very easy to make a perfect for the beginner crafter. It’s a great project, because it shows off how creative you can get with 4 letters that are sure to bring a smile to your face. If you take a closer look you’ll find a great accent piece on this project, the zipper trim. How creative is that? Cathie and Steve always know how to make a project extra special. All the supplies you will need for this project are listed below, and to see the instructions click here. To find even more projects by Cathie and Steve visit their brand page.
- Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
- FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Bright Baby Pink, 2 oz.
- FolkArt ® Artists Pigments™ – Titanium White, 2 oz.
- Mod Podge ® Hard Coat, 8 oz.
4 Square canvases
Wood letters (LOVE)