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Nutella Filled Sugar Cookies

14 Feb Nutella Sugar Cookies

Happy Valentine’s Day!! Today I am going to share with you a super easy and quick tip to make your ready-to-eat refrigerated sugar cookies the perfect Valentine’s treat! These Nutella Filled Sugar Cookies are amazing. Well, anything with the word Nutella is amazing.

I used refrigerated sugar cookie dough (so I cheated, who cares?!) and cooked for 12 minutes in a greased mini muffin pan. As soon as they came out of the oven I placed a shot glass (party on, Wayne!) in each on to make a little cookie bowl. After the cookies cooled, I popped them out of the pan and filled them with Nutella. Tilly helped adding by pink sprinkles and candy hearts.

Nutella Sugar Cookies

We paired out treats with a glass of milk. I decorated this jar (Starbucks frappe bottle) by cutting out the heart shape out of double-sided adhesive with my Silhouette Cameo and sprinkling glitter over top! The ribbon and a cute Valentine’s Day straw sets it over the top!

After we ate our cookies we made Valentines. Here is Tilly’s o”fish”al Valentine for her daddy! It says “You are o-fish-ally my Valentine! Love, Tilly!” The fish is made of hearts cut with my Silhouette Machine. Tilly glued it all together and added some glitter (that’s my girl!) and then we strung it to a skewer “fishing. pole” with some glittered twine. He’s going to love it.

Fish Valentines

Happy Valentines Day, ya’ll!!

Valentines Day Burlap Banner

23 Jan Valentines Day "Be Mine" Burlap Banner

Valentine’s Day is in the air!  I love seeing everyone’s cute ideas out in blogland on their various Valentine Day projects. So many sweet receipes, crafts and cards to create!   I am a complete girly girl so all the pink hearts, flowers, chocolate and glitter gets me all excited!   I am working on romancing my mantle up a bit and thought the best place to start was with a festive banner. 

Valentines Day "Be Mine" Burlap Banner

This “Be Mine” one is my favorite.  I told my Valentine I made it just for him… he rolled his eyes ;)


 I had some red and natural colored burlap left over from Christmas so I used that to cut out the pennant shapes, which are strung with a lace trim.   For these with the red glitter letters, I used my silhouette to cut out letters on double-sided adhesive, secured on the burlap, and glittered it up. 

 Valentines Day Burlap "Love" Banner

For this banner, instead of using red glitter letters I created a stencil with my silhouette and stenciled the letters in with black paint.

 Valentines Day "Love" Burlap Banner

I just LOVE how they all turned out! So cute! I kept one and gave one to each of my sisters.   If you want one, then you can purchase one at my Etsy shop here.  

Until next time, friends!

Valentines Day Wreath

6 Feb valentineswreath2rosettes

When I stumbled upon this wreath on Pinterest, I knew that I had to try and recreate my own version!  I have been loving everything burlap and am always looking for another reason to dress up my door, so this was just perfect!  As it turned out I ended up having all the materials already so the project ended up being quick, easy and free. Gotta love that!  Plus an added bonus was that I was able to finish the whole wreath during Tilly’s morning nap.  Makes you love it more, yes??

First, I untwisted 2 wire hangers and shaped them to form two halves of a heart.  I then cut about 3/4 yard of burlap into 3″ in strips and sewed the material onto the wire hangers.  After adding as much material to the frame as you want, twist together the two halves  to complete the heart. It would look beautiful just like that, with a cute ribbon tied to it.

I can’t get enough of the little rosettes, so it was a must to add some. To make my rosettes, I used lace, pink tulle, pink felt and a white & pink patterned fabric. I made a couple different sizes and hot glued them onto my wreath.  To complete my lovely flowers I secured them with a pearl tipped pin in the center of each bud.  So pretty!!

I just love this wreath, and there are so many variations that you can play around with! The only problem I have with it is that it is so gorgeous that I want it on my front door for the world to see, but I also want to keep it inside where I can enjoy it!


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