Valentine Countdown

Are you ready for some Valentine cuteness?!  I just couldn’t help myself.  I know, I know.  It was just Christmas.  You need a break!  Well, in this world of blogging, a girl has to keep moving with the times.  And since we were snowed in last weekend, I had the opportunity to craft up some Valentine’s Day fun!  Check out my Valentine Countdown!

Count down the days til the most love-y day of the year with my Valentine Countdown! via createcraftlove.com #valentinesday #papercrafts #adventcalendar

Create your own Valentine Countdown envelopes!

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 1.  Gather your supplies.  You will need 14 envelopes and 14 hearts cut out of Valentine cardstock.  I used Design ID #26376 from the Silhouette library.  The Teeny Tiny Card Kit #2 by Kolette Hall.

2.  Next I printed and cut the Valentine advent calendar part 2 with my Cameo on sticker paper.  I placed these stickers in the middle of every envelope.

3.  Fold your edges in and glue together.

4.  Fold the top and bottom in and glue together.

5.  Flip over and glue the heart to the front.

6.  Add the number stickers in the middle of the hearts.

Variation:  You can do this without a Cameo.  Cut out a cross and fold the edges in to make your own envelopes!

I had purchased the Advent calendar kit during the big Black Friday sale and it is perfect for displaying the Valentine Countdown!

Count down the days til the most love-y day of the year with my Valentine Countdown! via createcraftlove.com #valentinesday #papercrafts #adventcalendar

I added a little embellishment with the red pom poms and some red and white baker’s twine.

Count down the days til the most love-y day of the year with my Valentine Countdown! via createcraftlove.com #valentinesday #papercrafts #adventcalendar

I can’t wait to use it on our Valentine Mantel!

Looking for more Valentine’s Day inspiration?  Check out my Valentine’s Day project page –> click HERE!

Are you decorating for Valentine’s Day or are you still on holiday burnout?

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Jill @ Create.Craft.Love. Author: Jill Fritz is a full time outside the home working mommy turned craft blogger. She offers craft/DIY tutorials for Pinterest addicts, craft junkies, DIY fanatics and busy mamas. Jill started Create.Craft.Love. as place to showcase her craftiness and to encourage others to do the same. Create.Craft.Love is a place where passion and creativity collide! Google

Comments

  1. This is just too cute … I’m so glad you went for the cuteness factor! Pinning for sure!

    Thanks so much for the amazing inspiration!

    :) Linda

  2. I have this countdown calendar too! I am going to make a Valentine’s one. Thanks for the inspiration.

  3. This is just too cute! These are the kinds of crafts that make me love Valentine’s Day! I’d love for you to share this at my weekly link party. Hope to see you there! http://www.thelifeofjenniferdawn.com/2014/01/a-little-bird-told-me-link-party-74.html

  4. Susie Dagastino says:

    Simple, cute, and fun! Everything I love in a craft! Thanks for sharing! #cbias

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