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How to Fold a Paper Rose

by DIY Maven
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Photo: Lexy Ward

I  love working with flowers. Fresh or fake, they just make me happier. While not all of us have a green thumb (I am not declaring I do as I am still struggling to keep my plants alive), paper flowers are the easiest way to enjoy some new blooms and keep them around far longer than a few days. And you can make this version in a matter of minutes! So hunker down with that hot glue gun and let's get to work.      

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My Bloody Valentine, Make an Anatomically Correct Bleeding Heart

by Lilybee

Nothing says 'I love you' like a severed bleeding heart. Add a card and a ring embedded in the left Atrium and you've got just about the most romantic/mind-blowingly-gross Valentine I've ever seen.

created on: 02/03/09


And you can make one to traumatise or enrapture your own sweetheart! There are very detailed instructions and even a video over at I Make Projects
you'll need:

  • One heart-shaped mold (find one here.) You could use a use a Valentine heart-shaped cake pan for a less restraining order inducing response.
  • 1 large package Strawberry flavor gelatin (6oz, or 170g)
  • 1/2 can evaporated skim milk

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30 Modern Valentine's Gifts for Under $50.

by Chris Gardner

Creede from Grassroots Modern has outdone himself. He's gathered 30 mod and pop Valentine's Day gifts that anyone with fine taste would be happy to give OR recieve. Check 'em out here! Lovely.

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Top Row, left to right: Josh Jakus Wine Pocket, Fauna Pico Pillow, 2d:3d Letter Holder, Hybrid-Home Print, Heath Ceramics Bud Vase
Bottom Row, left to right: Giclee Print by Jenn Ski, Cupcake Canisters, Clocky, QUEUE 2-tone Stick Lighter, Hug Salt +...

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How to fold an origami heart envelope.

by DIY Maven

How to fold an origami heart envelope.

This is an easy fold and perfect for sending a love note to your Valentine!

What you need:

  • a piece of origami paper--preferably red on one side, white on the other.
  • glue or tape

What you do:

Start with the white side of your paper up. (Square base.)

Fold in half, top to bottom:

 

Unfold and repeat, folding left to right.

Unfold and turn paper over.

Fold in half, top to bottom.

Unfold and fold in half left to right.

Unfold. Your paper should collapse at its...

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Hot Bubblin’ Love

by DIY Maven

First came the heart-shaped bed. Could the heart-shaped whirlpool have been far behind? For the ultimate in hot, bubblin’ love, check out Classic Whirlpools’ Queen of Hearts.

Hot Bubblin’ Love

This romantic vessel has 6 jets and measures an ample 66" L  x 58" W x 24" D, which should be big enough for two but maybe not three, if that's the way you roll.

If the thought of a gigantic red heart-shaped whirlpool is off-putting but you still wants some frothy amour this...

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Be My Valen-tini

by DIY Maven

Be My Valen-tini

Need to ply your Valentine with liquor to get lucky? Take a look at Love My Martini Glasses by Lolita, which are available for about 25 bucks a piece on-line and at retailers near you. The design of each hand-painted glass is inspired by the martini recipe painted on the bottom of the stem.

For a more personal--and probably cheaper--alternative, visit Michael’s website for instructions on how to paint your own martini glass that will be just as...

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