No, this is NOT a fine art piece available only in a fancy gallery. It's a totally do-able DIY that starts with... wait for it... an old vinyl record. Just. So. Cool.
As with most creative projects, our fave motto applies here: You do you. If you like a thread color for your quilt top, you should 100 percent go for it. Buuuut if you’re craving some extra guidance, Angela Walters of the Midnight Quilt Show totally has your back. These are her tricks to making sure your selection is perfect every single time.
Big, bold statement jewelry is always trending, and colorful polymer clay beads are the way to do it. But seriously, there's no need to purchase beads pre-made when they're sooooo easy to DIY.
Can you feel that? It's the spark of new romance! Specifically, we're head-over-heels for these adorable quilt designs that reinterpret the classic symbol of love. Find a little inspiration here, then tackle a project that'll show everybody just how much heart you really have.
Lindsay Conner
Let your stitches run wild with mixed-media embroidery! Embroiderer Nichole Vogelsinger shows you how to make three boho-chic hoop designs using a combination of stitches, fabrics (great for stash-busting!) and embellishments such as beads, buttons and more.
Nichole Vogelsinger
Nichole Vogelsinger
Embroidery + paper = one of the coolest cards we've seen. Seriously, look how beautiful this is! And it's actually pretty simple to make, even if you haven't tried embroidery before.
This Valentine's Day, give a piece (er, pieces?) of your heart with a cool mashup of collage and watercolor. Not a watercolor fan? No sweat — you can reinterpret this design using markers, colored pencils or even glitter. Whatever medium you choose, your boo will heart it.
Kristen Magee
We can't get enough of this fresh and funky pixelated heart. It's easy to make if you know quilting basics, and it's gorgeous in traditional Valentine hues... or whatever color scheme you dream up (or find in your scrap pile!).
Picture your couch all fancied up with throw pillows you won't see anywhere else. The secret is making 'em yourself.
If you like big books and you cannot lie, then you need to get your hands on this fat-tasseled, fringe-covered bookmark, stat. The faux leather material feels luxe (while also being totally vegan-friendly), and a sweet, gold foil monogram makes it extra personal.
Alison Caporimo
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