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Project Valentine

I’ve been seeing lots of great valentine projects and ideas floating around the blog world over the past couple weeks. Here’s a roundup of a few of our favorite lovey-dovey DIY ideas.

It’s a box of candy – made of cake! This insanely creative project comes from the fun and fabulous blog Bakerella. This is pure cake genius. For more photos, a complete ‘how-to’ guide and recipe, see this post.
{discovered via Wedding Soiree}

These sweet Valentine Heart Pins come from the creative minds over at Purl Bee. Such an adorable project! Check out the Purl Bee blog for a complete how-to guide.
{spotted on Design Sponge}

I can’t think of a better thing to do for your sweetie pie than to make them a sweet pie! Complete with custom packaging! SO CUTE! This project comes from the super talented Kathleen over at Twig & Thistle. Be sure to check out this post for the apple pie recipe and a free template with instructions for the pie box!
{discovered via Design Sponge}

These little Oreo Cakesters Hearts are a great idea Bakerella came up with. All you need is a box of Cakesters and a cutter. Now this is right up my alley: easy-peasy and oh so yummy!

If you feel like the Cakester Hearts are too much like cheating, you can always try these Red Velvet Sandwich Cookies. These require a little more effort but are still quite easy. Also from Bakerella.

We also spotted a few great valentine recipes from Better Homes and Gardens, seen in the images above…
Top left: Red Velvet Cupcakes
Top right: Lemon Rose Cookies
Bottom left: Honey and Poppy Seed Hearts
Bottom right: White-Chocolate Cherry Shortbread

For those less inclined to DIY (who just want to buy the darn thing and be done with it), Williams-Sonoma has a few great options: Sweetie Pies and Message Cookies.

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