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Our favorite breakfasts in bed + A Guide to Valentine’s!

As the national day of love quickly approaches, there is only one thing on our minds: breakfast in bed. For one day a year, we can look forward to hot coffee, pancakes, and maybe even a mimosa or two all while cozy under the covers. What could be better? If you're looking for some inspiration for the perfect breakfast in bed this...

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DIY Valentine’s Day Mini Bouquets

Flowers and Valentine's Day just seem to go hand in hand, but the blooms below will surely get you a gold star from your loved one. They say good things come in small packages, and these itty bitty bouquets snapped up by Ruth Eileen prove that point in the prettiest of ways. Oh, and you can whip these up in no time. Promise. Fresh flowers with small to tiny blossoms (think spray roses and wax flowers) Fresh...

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DIY Chocolate Wax Seals

As a follow-up to the super cute Galentine’s party, we wanted to share a yummy DIY perfect for sealing those Valentine’s treats and gifts. These Gold Chocolate Wax Seals crafted by Lauryn Prattes Styling And Events with the prettiest custom seals from ...

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A Galentine’s Soiree + Valentine’s Printables!

Gal + Valentine's = Galentine's! Clever, right? This party inspiration crafted by Lauryn Prattes Styling And EventsHolly Chapple Flowers, and Abby Jiu Photography is all about celebrating friendships this Valentine's. Feasting on sweet...

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DIY Heart & Arrow Barrettes

Break out the sequins and dust off that glue gun ladies and gents because this DIY is too good to pass up. It's a sweet little something for your locks that we like to call the Heart & Arrow barrette. Or, for a fun twist, ditch the barrette and opt for a pin for a bit of Valentine's flare. No matter how you rock it, this one is a cutie. Barrettes...

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DIY Valentine Wand

If you have a little mini you are planning on showering with Valentine's gifts this Saturday, these wands will most definitely do the trick. A golden sequin heart and a trail of fringe for the little lady in your life. We can't think of a more fitting way to celebrate love day; except maybe crafting an adult version? We won't judge! Wooden dowels...

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Romantic Valentine’s Breakfast Inspired Shoot

Grand gestures of love are fab, but sometimes something as simple as breakfast for two in your own backyard can be the best way to celebrate Valentine's. Take it from wedding experts Nancy Liu Chin and her husband Kevin Chin, who are showing us a sweet way to start the holiday of love. A few simple decorations, a tray of goodies...

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Mommy and Toddler Valentine Party

Valentine's is the perfect excuse to let your love of pink fly free. Blush, hot, classic and red - it's a Vday must. This fete crafted by sisters Marlan Willardson and Laurén LaRocca along with photography by One Eleven is draped in every shade of it. It's a...

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DIY Bubble Wand Valentine

We mustn't forget the kiddos (and the kid inside all of us) this Valentine's Day, so we've whipped up a little DIY that will not only keep your little ones entertained, but they are also pretty darn adorable too. Oh and easy, definitely easy. With just a few steps, you'll have a little valentine that will get everyone's stamp of approval. See more cuteness captured by Ruth Eileen ...

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DIY Arrow Treat Bags

If you're planning a sweet little something to gift for Valentine's Day, why not plunk those treats down in these treat bags? It makes chocolate or baked goodies all the more sweet and is super thoughtful without being labor intensive. So grab those leftover stripy straws from your last party and get to work on these Arrow Treat Bags; the perfect little something for all your favorite people.

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Pretty Picks – Valentine’s Day Essentials + A Giveaway!

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching and smothering your sweetheart, your besties, and your family with tokens of love is on the agenda.  Have a look at this collection of gifts big and small that fit the bill. From the love of your life to your partner in crime and maybe even a few things for yourself, there's a little something for everyone tucked inside our Valentine's Day pretty picks. And for a cheat sheet of our favorite vendor picks, have a look at this curated collection that...

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DIY Valentine Stamps

I think I use xoxo on a daily basis. It's my go to signature for all emails and a must for any Valentine's communication. So, of course, these stamps are next on the crafting list. A simple xo stamp to adorn your love day gifts. Or just because gifts. We like them for those too! It's as simple as foam, stickers and muslin bags with pretty sequins for a little added sparkle.

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Heart-Shaped Cinnamon Rolls for Valentine’s Gifting

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite times to express my appreciation to others with a little gift. It’s often a little unexpected, but always well received! Send a friend or your significant other beautiful heart-shaped bakery style cinnamon rolls and brighten their day with this easy recipe you can make from start to finish in less than an hour! xoxo Julie of Coordinately Yours And for free printable gift tags to accompany...

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Modern Valentine’s Day Inspired Party

When The Shift Creative sent us this party we were instantly smitten; a modern take on love day festivities filled with unique DIY's and a classic black and white palette infused with pops of color thanks to Lavenders Flowers. Plus anyone who uses rad as a part of their love-isms is alright in our book. See the full gallery...

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DIY Painted Favor Bags

Valentine's treats are a must; maybe even more so than flowers. Try stuffing your chocolates, macarons and swedish fish in these favor bags made fab by The Shift Creative. Alexis is taking paint + paper and transforming it into the cutest hand-painted party bags we ever did see. Make these cuties a reality with the simple steps...

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DIY Fresh Floral Mandala Backdrop

Combining the uber stylish talents of The Shift Creative with the prettiest blooms by Lavenders Flowers, the idea for a fresh floral mandala backdrop was born. It's simple, seriously beautiful and all it takes are fresh blooms, a bare wall and a little time. It's taking the Valentine's party (or any event really) to a...

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DIY Modern Placemats

Black and white will always be in style and it's the perfect color palette for gussying up simple party accoutrements. Take these modern placemats for instance. They're part of The Shift Creative Valentine's party coming up in a bit and we're totally smitten. Make your very own version of these dotted, x'd and o'd paper placemats...

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DIY Floral Wall Sconces

We have a fresh take on a Valentine's Party coming up from the masterminds at The Shift Creative. It's infused with super approachable projects and a fun, modern feel. But first, we're tackling four of those DIY's starting with this floral wall sconce. With paper, paint and fresh flowers you can whip up the perfect decor to accompany a Valentine's...

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DIY Glittery Valentine’s Day Totes

Who doesn't love a good tote? They're the perfect gift. Going to the gym? Throw your gear in a tote. Picking up some goodies for dinner? Tote your spoils home in a cute little bag. Need an impromptu catch-all? Bingo! And why not make that tote glittery and decked out with x's and o's to gift to your faves this Valentine's. Grab the instructions for crafting your very own below! 2...

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Valentine Date Idea: Romantic Balloon Ride

Looking for a new and fun way to sweep your love one off their feet this Valentines day? What about a hot air balloon ride? I'm totally sold on the idea after spending some serious QT with these images from Ryann Lindsey Photography at Float Balloon Tours. ...

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