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Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine’s Day

February 8, 2013

Your Name I wrote your name in the sky, but the wind blew it away. I wrote your name in the sand, but the waves washed it away. I wrote your name in my heart, and forever it will stay. – Jason Graham

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

When you think of Valentine’s Day, the first thing that comes to mind is hearts. After all, it is all about matters of the heart. For the few weeks, I trolled the web to find the most innovative and simply wonderful hearts crafts, whether crochet, sewing, knitting, paper, cooking or whatever hand crafted ideas for hearts. Eventually I was dreaming hearts. You will be certain to find a heart among amongst these hearts that speaks to your heart.

So, here my top picks –

Click on the images for tutorials, recipes or original source

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Oldest Valentine card Dating back to 1790, the intricately designed Valentine filled with heartfelt messaging is currently housed at the British Postal Museum and Archive

What would Valentine’s Day without the Valentine’s Day Card? 

If you want to make a card that resembles this antique Valentine card, Martha Steward has a great tutorial on how to make it. The text, embellished with stamped and painted designs, is revealed in stages as the card is opened.

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Tutorial Martha Steward

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

or this simpler version and about 40 more great ideas for cards from Martha Steward

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

At InTec InSights you can type in your own words and produce this heart on the spot using fonts, colour, shape, and backgrounds of your choice.

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Love these Craft envelopes Tutorial by Sweet Tidings

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Decorate the outside of the card with hearts and inside: Pop-up origami kissing lips card. Full instructions and video tutorial

If you are at loss for words but feeling a lot of love this pocket of hearts is a cute idea.

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Pocket of hearts from Nellies Nest

heart stamp

Clever idea for a quick hear stamp – Neuer Stoff

Make your own heart-shaped plantable tags – tutorial from Hill City Bride

You Colour my World

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Crayon Heart Valentine’s – full tutorial from Whipperberry

Tug My Heart Strings

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Cute idea and tutorial for a heart installation from Oh Happy Day

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Lovely idea using wax crayon shaving on wax paper – Martha Steward

http://cfabbridesigns.com/most-popular-projects/yarn-hearts/#.URTYCR1QFqs

Hearts made from rustic floral wire are wrapped with yarn and hung in the window, or you could also tuck a note inside and give it as a valentine. Click for tutorial

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Gorgeous hanging ornaments from Betsy Veldman

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Valentine’s Garland (and cookies) from Glorious Treats

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

This woven heart is made from a tissue box! Tutorial – Michele Made Me

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Love these newspaper hearts – Photo by Rebecka Ryberg

Visit Rebecka Ryberg’s lovely blog is Vintage Fairy Tales for more inspirations.

A Token of  my Love …

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

A love token made and given in World War I to loved ones to remind them that they are never out of the heart

Make your own love tokens. Here some delightful embroidered hearts – they are quick and easy to make depending on how elaborate your decoration and skill. They are also great to fill with scented herbs or just a few drops of essential oil or your favourite perfume to remind him of you. Scents can linger on fabrics and paper for a long time.

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Beautiful beaded, embroidered Velvet brooch heart by The7thMagpie

Felt heart for gift wrapping By Lisa Jordan Lilfishstudios

Felt heart for gift wrapping By Lisa Jordan Lilfishstudios

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

By Deborah Mellifer Moore

Denim heart by LolliePatchouli

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

This lovely Vintage Button Heart is from Kandy Newton

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Felt heart By Sandhra Lee

You can also make these felt hearts into little pouches for candy or small gifts using the tutorial from Purl Bee

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Candy Heart Tutorial from Purl Bee

So cute!

So cute!

From Yarnspirations, Pattern Ravelry

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Beaded and Embroidered Heart Brooch or Lapel Pin, or Pincushion

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

From Evi’s Country Snippets

heartbag_xl

Make this Felt heart bag from Martha Steward

You can even romantisize your shoe like these BHLDN

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Fabric Heart Bookmark from Sew Many Ways – tutorial

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Valentine Wreath From Mine for Making

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Such a lovely idea using dry rosebuds

I am Hooked on You

Crochet hearts can be used in so many ways – decorate your clothes or bags; make hair accessories, jewelry and broches; use it in scrapbooking and cards – hang it up …

Heartstrings Illustration Laura Taylor Mark

Heartstrings Illustration Laura Taylor Mark

Chrochet heart from Inpigiama

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Chrochet heart from Inpigiama

I just love these Heart pockets from Paper, Yarn and Flour, Tutorial in PDF

over 50 heart crafts

Tutorial from Paper Yarn & Flour

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Crochet Heart Tutorial from Little Birdie Secrets

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

You can crochet these hearts in cotton twine and dye them. Tutorial at Jenny Doh’s blog

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Jenny Doh also has a great tutorial to use these for making a baker’s twine bracelet

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Tutorial from Easy makes me Happy

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Tutorial from I heart Handicrafts

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Jute Hearts by Sosorosy on Etsy. Love the simplicity. Great to accessorize gift packaging, or to hang strings of them, or for place settings.

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Freeform embroided from Luci Florey

Unzip my Heart

How to Make Zipper Hearts

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Zipper heart from zippinning

by Create With Bogate

by Create With Bogate

zipper hearts lots

These gorgeous felt and zipper brooches are from IPUBLICATE. 

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Pleasing is the fragrance of your perfumes; your name is like perfume poured out. – Song of Songs

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Make a rosemary heart – Image from Whimsical Raindrop Cottage

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Cinnamon Applesauce ornaments – How to from Katy Elliot

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

DIY Lavender & Chamomile Bath Melt – Tutorial from Be Beautiful

You can also make these Bath Melts in different scents by for example using rose petals and rose rose oil.

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Click image for the recipe from African Aromatics

Make up the tea and put them into little bags like these from Bright Bride as a gift or just indulge in a romantic bath.

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Image from Bright Bride

Or these teabags from Her Imajination

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Heart Tabag tutorial from Her Imajination

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Great Bathbombs tutorial

Wine cork heart from past romantic evenings?

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Wine cork Heart tutorial – from The Corner Apartment

Heart Delights – Love is Sweet

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Matchbox sweet treat Valentines by Inchmark

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Full tutorial from 52Souluo

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Sweet heart Cherry Pies – Recipe from Cake student

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Marshmallow Heart Pops – Tutorial from Pink Little Cake

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

No heart cake pan – no problem. Use a square and a round to get a heart shape.

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Marbled Red Velvet Cheese Cake Brownies – Recipe Novice Chef

Full Recipe and Tutorial for the red Velvet Cheese Cake at Share our Harvest 

Freeze whipped cream on a cookie sheet, use cookie cutter to cut out hearts and serve with hot cocoa

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Image PS by Dila

Full Tutorial for Heart sugar cubes from Ruffles and Stuff 

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Red Velvet Crepe Recipe from Duhlicious

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Chocolate Chip Beet Cookies – Recipe from Road not Processed

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Recipe by Photo

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Heart Ravioli Recipe

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Easy Valentine Day Food ideas

Heart Wraps

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Two really great ideas for gift wrapping from the Houses that Lars Built

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

This lovely idea for gift tags is from Sugar Sugar

How to DIY mini Valentines mailbox! Sooo cute! by Hello Monday

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Peg your Heart to a Gift box from Hello Naomi

Lastly Heart Inspirations

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Beautiful heart rose wreath By Sarah Kaye

Garden Gate Heart Locket…design by Christi Anderson

Garden Gate Heart Locket…design by Christi Anderson

Heart-corset necklace by wickedgems

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Steampunk Heart by Steelhip Design

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Gothic Heart by Ukapala

By Jacquline Hurlbert

By Jacquline Hurlbert

By Jacquline Hurlbert

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Love Grows by Minerva Mosiacs

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

The Key to My heart by Mark Orr

Over 50 of The Best Heart Crafts for Valentine's Day - Just gorgeous hearts to make and inspire. Even recipes!

Heart braided hair

Here’s how to do a heart braid

CHILD & CHILD 1880-1915 Winged Heart Pendant / Brooch in the Pre-Raphaelite style

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