Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day! Post ONE!

What a perfect holiday to celebrate all our wonderful readers! What a crafty bunch you are… seriously. Now go pour yourself a cuppa, and strap in for HUNDREDS of wonderful Valentine related craft ideas from YOU, the reader.

And amazingly… this is only HALF of the entries! I will post the other half later in the day.

Now remember, if you have been featured in this carnival it would be super nice of you to let your blog readers know all about this LOVELY celebration. That’s what makes carnivals fun… our readers go to your blog and your readers come to ours! One big happy, crafty, bloggy family. Yay!

And when you visit these amazing blogs be sure to leave lots of comments and spread the LOVE!

From the Scrap Addict; Deanne Burton

Valentine’s Day Cards, Cupcakes and Home Decor from Craft Critique’s own Sarah Moore. Multiple pages of posts.

Here’s a bunch from super stamper Amy Rysavy
Hearty” Balloonabella Card, Love is in the air Fluffles, Love Card, Cherish Card, Super Quick Valentines Gift, Love Froggies Card… be sure to poke around Amy’s wonderful blog for more!

Ingenious Inking has some cards to share.

Our own Julia Stainton shared these works of art…
Simply Love, Feel the Love, Roses and Love.

Catherine St. Clair shared these projects, both with printable templates…
Hershey Bar Envelope Box, Target Mailbox Tins.

Cards, Banners and wonderful giftables at Something from Cassie.

Here is a link to all the wonderful posts on Sandy Hulsart’s blog with a Valentine theme.

Danielle Wycough shared THIS great Valentine’s Day post from her blog.

Andi shared these uber cute Playing Card Valentines.

Rachel Hope Baird had just a few things to share…
Valentine Card Kits, Friend who is Boy, Tree of Hearts, Wish for Love, Bittersweet, Elzybells Treat… be sure to poke around Rachel’s wonderful blog for more!

Mari Koegelenberg used her mad hybrid skilz to create adorable lolipop wrappers!

Sandi made a sumple but lovely LOVE Banner, and a Valentine Birdhouse.

Lori Gentile shares a tutorial for Valentine Snow Globes… I. love. them.

Amy Sammy has Valentine’s on her mind too! Visit her blog HERE.

Our own Kim Fox has a slide show with many a lovely card to see

Manyi Au at MAUstudio shares her wonderful creations… also availible for sale on Etsy.

Monika has a bunch of Valentine’s Day/Love themed cards and some other projects…
Priceless hearts cards, Love is sweet card, I love you card, Fluffles love card, SASI card & altered heart shape box, Love mini album… be sure to poke around Monika’s wonderful blog for much more.

Melissa Cochran shared this beautiful word book… LOVE!

Owlishy alert! We adore these amigurumi Hearts! Free pattern here!

Craft Critique LOVES Pink Persimmon and Darcy McNairy… check out this box filled with 3X3 cards!

Here are three recent Valentine’s Day project, LO and card tutorials on the Sisterhood of Scrap blog by Deanne Burton, Carla Robinson and Susan Coish, all sisters, co-managers and co-owners of the Sisterhood of Scrap Blog
Two Valentine Shaker Cards by Carla Robinson and here’s a twist: her DD made one, too!
A stitched “Love” layout by Susan Coish
AValentine’s Day Double Pouch Gift Bag by Deanne Burton

Here is a wonderful, recent Valentine’s Day card tutorial on the Scrapbooker’s Club House blog by scrapbooler and card-maker Wendy Visser.

Cammeron shared the unique valentine’s that her kiddos are handing out tomorrow.

Cute Valentine’s on Catt’s Scratching post.

TA Carbone shared some of her wonderful cards with us…
One, Two, Three, Four, Five.

Join me for a sweet double layout on the Daily Scrapper.

Check out Sue Blondin’s Valentine card making!

Andrea Vernagus shared a Micky Mouse valentine with us.

Lisa Jones created a wonderful tag card… really cool!

Tammy Caudell claims Valentine’s Day is her favorite holiday. We believe her.
Here, here and here.

Candice created a gorgeous mini book… just lovely!

I can see why this blog is called jensbrainthings… too clever!
Cupcakes, Heart Basket, Woven Heart

Anita from Cards and Coffee shared; this and this and this. Cute!

Barb Housner’s blog has oodles of great cards; Here, here, here, here and here.

Mireia Sala sends us this romantic layout all the way from Barcelona… so pretty!

Check out this 3D valentine on Home Grown Art… cool!

Janet Zeppa shared these pretty cards… here and here.

Gwen Mangelson’s blog had these valentine’s to share.

Check out Dawn Brown’s very pretty “Be Mine” banner.

Renee Powell made a precious acrylic Valentine’s day Album.

Amanda at Over the Top Studios made an amazing altered Candy Box and Party Cone… so pretty!

Kim Gruetzmacher at Crafts by Kim has a whole slew of wonderful cards to share.

We love this heart shaped mini album at Dragonfly Scraps.

Christine at Scraptime created a video tutorial for her sweet little mailboxes.

A lovey dovey post from Veronica Starr… eye candy alert!

A super clever gift idea from Theresa at Sunshine Memories.

Angela at the Paper Gourmet has many pretty things for you to see.

Robbie at Inked X 2 giving us many card to see… Here, here, here, here and here.

Be sure to see Aprils adorable Mouse Bookmark… what a great gift!

Allison didn’t forget to make some layouts featuring her honey bun!

We love this card Sandra Fracinetti created… love the bird!

The Sassy Stampin’ Divas made pretty Valentine… ooh la la!

Jenn at Double N designs knows how to make a funky Valentine! Look here, here, here, here, here and here.

Christina Klauer’s blog has the following lovely ideas; here, here, here, here and here.

Megan Klauer (Christina’s sister we are guessing?) ALSO is super crafty. Evidence found here, here, here, here and here.

Marix Marte altered the heck out of these Queen and Co. purse packages. A-dor-a-ble.

Valentine ideas aplenty on Renee’s Creative Journey!

Geeta Suggs, Rockin’ the A Muse this Valentine’s Day. Don’t miss this sweet candy box.

Ok Y’all… Dont’ forget, there is more to come… much more. So be sure to check back later today.

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11 Responses to Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day! Post ONE!

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    Carla February 13, 2009 at 6:49 am #

    SO much Valentine-y sweetness!! Thanks for compiling this list!

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    Jenn February 13, 2009 at 8:32 am #

    Great collection of links! at (the website that inspires you to live creatively every day) we’re havin’ a week of love too! We’ll be sure to link to this post today for our Frugal Friday edition! Thanks for compiling it all!

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    Andi February 13, 2009 at 10:27 am #

    wow, what a mega post of Valentine goodness! Thanks for including my cards 🙂

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    Lrerg February 13, 2009 at 11:00 am #

    Wow!! Thank you so much for taking the time and making the effort to put this together. I wasn’t looking for Valentine projects, but I have your blog in my reader. I’ve now bookmarked a number of the blogs you mentioned and will take a closer look at them when I have more time. So much crafting goodness — thanks again!

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    Deanne Burton February 13, 2009 at 11:56 am #

    It was FUN checking out all the links! Can’t wait to see the next set of links!!!

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    Deborah February 13, 2009 at 4:27 pm #

    I Love Valentines Day. Thanks for sharing all the places to check it out.

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    wanrey February 13, 2009 at 4:36 pm #

    When will you be posting the next set of links can’t wait to join the fun

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    Cathrine February 13, 2009 at 6:41 pm #

    Hi Ladies! Thanks so much for including my projects. Wow! these two posts must have been a ton of work. They are awesome though. I linked back here from my bolg to help spread the word.

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    Lola, my alias February 14, 2009 at 1:34 am #

    Wow…what a great list…loved the visits but will have to check more later…thanks for featuring dragonfly scraps!


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    Wendance Designs February 14, 2009 at 2:33 am #

    What an amazing list of projects!!! So exciting to see all the wonderful creations. Thanks for including my tutorial!

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    Melody February 15, 2009 at 5:11 pm #

    Thanks for including my card! What a great list of projects! I enjoyed looking!