The Floral World of Flower Arrangements

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As we all know, spring is always a time of flowers. Even though the flowers may not be out at this point since it’s late March. Nevertheless, as you see from my Easter posts, flowers always signal spring since it’s a time when everything becomes green again. Yet, while flowers are symbols of spring, they’re used for all kinds of occasions. A man may give flowers to his sweetheart on a date to express his love. A person may give flowers to any other woman in their lives or an actor for a great performance. You might see flowers in a bridal bouquet and at a wedding. Or you might find flowers at a funeral. Sometimes you might see flowers as mere decoration which don’t have anything to do with a celebration at all. Think of garden flowers in a vase on a table. Yet, no matter what the occasion may be, you’re bound to see flowers arranged in a variety of different ways and bouquets. Some may just be a vase of flowers while some could be in the realm of art. So for your reading pleasure, I give you a treasure trove of floral arrangements to bring in the spring.

  1. For gifts, may I suggest a puppy in a basket?

There’s a company that does flower puppies according to Pinterest. But I have to admit, it’s better than giving the real thing.

2. When you open a book, you’ll find beautiful things inside.

Love how the roses pour out and spill. Though I guess this book isn’t for reading.

3. These yellow and orange flowers will have you over the moon.

Well, it’s supposed to be shaped like a crescent moon. But you can see how it has 2 types of flowers.

4. You’d almost swear these flowers came from another world.

I think this is part of an art museum exhibit. Yes, they do these with flowers. But I think most of these are artificial blooms.

5. Since people love flowers and teddy bears, how about a flowery teddy bear?

Sure you may not be able to cuddle it. But it will nevertheless melt your heart.

6. I think I see a lion among these carnations.

Well, that’s an interesting floral display. Like the little lion face. So adorable.

7. Who knows how many flowers you can fit in a box.

I’ve seen a lot of these on Pinterest. Not sure if the flowers are real or not. But it’s nevertheless beautiful.

8. A heart of flowers is always for the one worth remembering.

This heart flower arrangement is mainly for funerals. But you have to admire the roses.

9. Flowers always go well with a grassy hairdo.

Though I wouldn’t want to show up in that. By the way, it’s more for decoration anyway.

10. Nothing could welcome spring like a flowery dress.

Of course, this is a dress you don’t wear. Kind like the ones I showed in my Christmas craft posts.

11. A purple flower bouquet can do with some peacock feathers.

This is a bridal bouquet as you notice. But the peacock feathers give a nice feathery touch.

12. Sometimes all you need is a simple spring bouquet.

Still, someone better put these in water before they start dying off. Since flowers don’t last long this way.

13. These flowers represent truth, justice, and the American way.

However, they’re very terrible to give to anyone whose town has been destroyed by superheroes. Just watch Man of Steel.

14. As we all know, spring is a time for flowers and butterflies.

And here we come to a butterfly made from flowers. What can be better than that?

15. Don’t know about you, but this dress is especially succulent.

Well, it’s made from succulent plants, anyway. Not really flowery. But not bad.

16. A flowery dog always sits pretty.

Here is another dog of flowers. This one is bigger and sits down though.

17. White flowers make for a rather resplendent dress.

Guess this is for a wedding from what I can tell. Why a floral decoration like this, I have no idea.

18. Now that’s what I call a floral chair cushion.

But it’s best not to sit on it. Since flowers are delicate and can be easily smushed.

19. Pink and red roses make 2 halves of a heart.

What a unique bouquet to send to your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, that was last month. Still, it’s lovely.

20. A spring flower wreath can give you all the colors of the rainbow.

Nice that it’s among lit candles. Really like the effect. Love how the colors run into each other.

21. There’s nothing stunning like a flower chandelier with lit candles.

Remember just because it might look great on Pinterest, doesn’t mean you should try it. And it certainly applies with this because lit candles are a fire hazard.

22. A heart of roses always shows love even in the spring.

Yes, you might see some wreaths which frequently use flowers. But this one is absolutely beautiful.

23. A flowery dress is a perfect springtime look for the season.

Actually flowery dresses are worn by fashion models and aren’t practical at all. But they’re certainly pretty.

24. A moss picture can use a few roses.

This one has 3 red roses that stand out from the foliage. Though I wish you can see more flowers though.

25. An old birdhouse without a roof is just as good for a flower box.

Well, that’s a clever way of storing flowers. And I do love how it emanates the springtime atmosphere, too.

26. Purple mountain majesties should always be put with amber waves of grain.

Of course, by “purple mountain majesties” I mean these beauties. So pretty.

27. It’s not every day you see a woman in a flowery white dress.

Another concept flower dress you probably can’t wear. But it’s nice to look at anyway.

28. A floral heart should have plenty of color.

Though it’s mostly in the pink. However, it’s a lovely springtime sight to me.

29. Sometimes flowers can imitate a masterpiece.

As you can see this flower sculpture is meant to imitate this painting. Though I’m not sure if it does a good job.

30. Flowers will bloom on any showy fan.

Helps if the fan is so large it calls for both hands. Still, such a beautiful display.

31. I see a floral storm coming in our midst.

Caption: “Annika Horgan won Gold with her entry in the floral art section at Ellerslie International Flower Show, the only gold medal winner.” Yes, they have flower shows like this. And yes, this is sensational.

32. How about sending some lilies of the valley from this envelope?

On the other hand, if you’re a fan of Breaking Bad, you might see this a lot differently. Because they’re poisonous.

33. White flowers always make for fine columns.

Though if the Ancient Greeks and Romans had these, you wouldn’t know it. Because they didn’t have plastic and organic matter disintegrates quickly.

34. You can’t find anything more chic than a mossy handbag.

However, the only thing that should go in here is water. If it’s even made by plants at all. Though I love the purple ribbon.

35. Always try to enhance a flowery look during the spring.

Actually, this is a fashion photo so I don’t encourage this. But you have to like her skirt.

36. Hope you want your purse to be carnation white.

I guess this might be either for a wedding or a funeral. Not sure which. But it’s very chic.

37. A bouquet should contain a wide range of colors.

This one contains all your spring favorites and then some. And in a unique bouquet design.

38. This floral parasol will give you a lot of cover.

Though it might not do much to keep you dry in the rain. Nevertheless, it’s incredibly beautiful.

39. A floral elephant is always talked about in the room.

I think this might be from India for a wedding. Or maybe it’s for a flower show. Not sure which.

40. You can always wonder at seeing flowers from the ceiling.

Well, it’s an interesting hanging of peonies. But at least it doesn’t include candles.

41. An urn can make a viable vase from time to time.

I suppose the bouquet is far more festive than its container. Love the flowers on these.

42. Take a look at this floral creature from under the sea.

A floral fish? Now that’s interesting. Not sure about the colors though.

43. A flower skirt should have a dazzling array of variety and color.

Yet, the white flower top isn’t so much to look at. Still, the purple flowers are the best.

44. This floral butterfly is a vibrant sight to see.

You can see how its wings have bright flowers with lilies on the ends. Love it.

45. A leafy heart can have a few white flowers to spare.

This looks simple but nonetheless elegant. So pretty, yet so naturalistic.

46. I suppose this bouquet is ready to rock.

Can guess that this is for a funeral. And it’s not hooked up to anything. So you can’t really play it.

47. Floral archways should come dripping with jewels.

By the way, this is a wedding archway. Yet, it’s a very showy display. Love how it’s purple.

48. This floral cross is one of holy remembrance.

You’d probably see something like this at funerals. But I had to put this on for the roses.

49. A showy pink dress is always perfect for spring.

Though you wouldn’t be able to wear it. Yet, you can admire the flowery skirt and top.

50. Allow this wise little owl to congratulate you on your graduation.

Yes, they have graduation flowers, too. But this cute little owl is a real hoot.

51. The gate of heaven is paved with flowers divine.

Well, at least it’s more unique than a cross display. Love the roses.

52. I guess this flower ship is smooth sailing.

Hey, at least it’s better to have than a real wooden ship. And it’s just as majestic.

53. With this Easter basket, you can welcome the sights of spring.

Not sure if the flowers are real on this one. But you have to admire the spring flowers. So lovely.

54. A floral swan is a creature of graceful beauty.

Yes, this is absolutely stunning. But remember, piss off a swan, you’ll live to regret it.

55. Roses and cantililies always show how love is stronger than death.

Helps that it’s all arranged in a heart. Though it’s likely to be on someone’s grave or in a funeral home.

56. In the springtime, you can have all kinds of flowers raining upon you.

This is part of a museum display since it wouldn’t be possible outdoors. But I think any florist would go crazy over it.

57. Want lovelier spring flowers? Put some in a bucket of water.

Though this one includes a candle. And many seem straight from the garden or on the roadsides.

58. You can fit an entire bouquet in one large mug.

As long as the mug is specially made as far as I know. Yet, it’s perfect for the spring time.

59. Bet you don’t see a flower display like this every day.

Well, it’s made like a spring time tree. Though it’s interesting to look at, whether it’s beautiful may be a matter of taste.

60. A flower box contains its own earthly paradise.

Well, it’s more of a crate. But it surely gives you a rustic impression, especially with the flowers.

61. This flower sculpture is as pretty as a picture.

As you can see, it’s a museum display made to embody the painting behind it. Nevertheless, it’s lovely and perfect.

62. Some bouquets tend to have a rather modernist edge.

You might find some of these on Pinterest. Really don’t know what to make of them.

63. It takes a lot of colors in order to paint a pretty picture.

But in this case, it took a garden of flowers to make this painting. Love it.

64. Black flowers certainly make a stunning black purse.

Though there aren’t a lot of black flowers in nature though. Nevertheless, you can’t resist its beauty.

65. Would you want 2 scoops or 2 light pink peonies?

You probably can’t eat these. But you can admire them from a distance if you want to.

66. A golden urn is a great vase for a vibrant display.

Great for table centerpieces or decoration. Love the vibrant flowers on this. Beautiful.

67. You can’t wear a golden crown without roses.

Sure this is a model wearing flowers. But it’s supremely stunning to behold.

68. Seems like she’s taking the flowers in her hair thing a bit overboard.

Yes, flower headdresses aren’t practical but lovely just the same. Though I’m sure these flowers aren’t real at all.

69. Flowers should always stand out from any work of art.

And yet another flower display with a painting. Not sure how it configures. But the flower look is better.

70. A floral star always shines bright among petals.

This one has white in the background along with some multicolor flowers in the center. All in all, it’s simply stunning.

71. You’d almost think it was anything different from a landscape.

That’s because it’s supposed to be a take off from a landscape painting. But it requires a stem for the flowers at the higher plane.

72. Purple carnations usually go on the vase’s edge.

Yes, it’s another concept art bouquet. But this one is somewhat prettier than the last. But not by much.

73. Purple orchids, a flowery headdress they do make.

Well, at least they used a mannequin head. And I do find the purple orchids particularly magnificent to behold in my eyes.

74. Nothing makes a canopy like a curtain of purple flowers.

I guess this is for a wedding though I think it’s incredibly beautiful. Of course, purple is my favorite color as you can see.

75. There is nothing as magnificent in the spring like a vibrant floral rug.

This is from the flower festival in Antwerp, Belgium. But I’m sure it took more flowers than you’d find on a float at the Rose Bowl parade.

76. For a better bouquet, add a few feathers.

However, the feathers might get in some people’s way. Though you can’t deny the effects.

77. How about a few roses in your umbrella?

Love how they match the purple cover. Though I wouldn’t take it out in the rain.

78. Vibrant flowers can always make vibrant bouquets.

This is the Japanese ikebana style of flower arranging. You don’t hear about it a lot. But it’s rather well known outside Japan.

79. Sometimes you’ll come to a flower sculpture of the geometric variety.

Guess this is a take off of an ultra-modern painting. Though it has fine definition.

80. Bet you never had flowers in a frame like this.

I know you might not understand this form of floral art. But neither do I. Yet, somehow this museum likes it.

81. A flower display like this reminds you of a fresh spring garden.

Wonder what they used to achieve an effect like this. Nevertheless, the mechanics aren’t always as glamorous as the result.

82. Nothing shows love like a heart made from roses.

Sure the roses may not be real. But you have to love how it makes it look like a flowery chocolate box.

83. Nobody could ever resist this little floral panda bear.

After all, everyone loves Panda Bears and flowers. So why not combine the two? So cute.

84. A dress like this will make one look like a real wildflower.

Once again, you probably wouldn’t want to wear a flower dress. But it’s nevertheless lovely to look at.

85. This floral butterfly can always make your day.

Butterflies are always pretty, especially in the floral variety. Love the wings.

86. How about some flowers in your tea?

Actually they’re in a teapot and teacups. So you can’t get much tea from these.

87. Now I think this flower woman is a real grande dame.

If it weren’t for the green body, she’d almost be an exact likeness to the painting behind her. Like the stick hair.

88. As we all know, the flowers should go beneath the candles.

Well, at least they’re not beside the candles. But such display is great for a romantic dinner in the spring.

89. An artist’s pallet should always contain a lot of colors.

Each paint slot has flowers from a different color ranging from red to white. Black, pink, and brown not included.

90. The roses should always be in front of the golden fan.

Though there aren’t a lot of them on here. But that’s okay. Sometimes less is more.

91. How about you come sit right down on this floral chair?

On second thought, that’s probably not a good idea. But it’s still a nice piece of furniture.

92. A dove in flowers is a sign of peace.

After all, white doves are peaceful birds that shit everywhere. Too bad it doesn’t have an olive branch. Oh, wait, it does.

93. You’d almost think this bouquet has leafy wings.

This is another Ikebana piece. Though it consists of less flowers and more bamboo leaves.

94. There is no more beautiful sight than a floral peacock.

You might see these a lot at Indian weddings. After all, peacocks are from there. At least the Indian peacock we’re familiar with.

95. A showy bouquet makes a grand impression.

This is said to be for a more autumn wedding as you can tell by the colors. Yet, as we know, in autumn the flowers usually die.

96. When you see floral concept art, it doesn’t get stranger than this.

Helps that this one consists of pink flowers, too. Though it looks kind of strange.

97. Leaves and white flowers make a rather snazzy handbag.

Though don’t expect to put anything in this. Because it’s for display purposes only.

98. A long flower dress should have a festive variety of color.

As you can see, this one fits the bill perfectly. The flowers on here come in all colors, shapes, sizes, and kinds.

99. This heart wreath is as lovely as nature intended.

Helps that it’s laid out in the snow for all to see. Love the flowers.

100. Once in awhile, a flower display needs a very good frame.

This one has some flowers in the frame. But the ones on the bottom are more stunning.

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The Pastel World of Easter Village Houses

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You may have noticed that my Easter posts so far have mostly been later editions of ones I’ve written in years past. Nevertheless, I also like to do Easter posts of items that I haven’t tried before. Village houses would be among them because I already did 2 of Christmas and one of Halloween. Yet, though Easter isn’t nearly as popular as either, it’s up there even if John Oliver calls it, “shitty Christmas” which may be borderline offensive but nonetheless accurate as far as commercialism is concerned. Though as far as my blog is concerned, I have little complaint since it gives me plenty of material. Anyway, the notion of Easter village houses is part of a phenomenon, I like to call Christmasfication, a word that might be my own invention. Now Christmasfication is what happens when one holiday’s tradition becomes part of another’s. Easter has been very much a product of this since it’s a religious holiday subject to a lot of commercialization since there are gifts involved bestowed by a mythical gift giver. However, it’s not to the extend Christmas is and has a greater focus on candy. Nevertheless, Christmasifcation doesn’t always have to involve integrating Christmas traditions, but it often does. Yet, with village houses, it kind of makes sense even on Easter. After all, pastel colors and cute critters are perfect for any spring towns. So for your reading pleasure I give you a treasure trove of pastel and springy Easter village houses.

  1. A spring house brings joyous Easter greetings.

This one has some imagery from vintage cards and silk flowers. Gives one a spring time feel.

2. A pastel house can use a white picket fence.

Doesn’t hurt it has a glittery base as well as a tree with Easter eggs. Like the flowers on the roof.

3. Cottontails Candy is always the place for sweets.

Not a big fan of light green and yellow together. But at least the name is clever.

4. A pink church with spring decorations always has the Easter spirit.

Though you wouldn’t see such a display until after Good Friday. Mostly because Lent is a penitential season.

5. Perhaps some greenery can suit your fancy.

Helps if you decorate the trees with Easter eggs. Though I’m not sure about the light pastel colors on this one.

6. Two chicks are often better than one.

Let me guess, the chickies are made from pom poms. Still, this is quaint.

7. A small gazebo doesn’t hurt.

Be sure to include different colored bunnies. Like how they included Easter eggs on this.

8. A yellow glitter house should always have a heart.

I often use putz houses because they look less manufactured. This is no exception. Like the bunny.

9. An Easter village always looks magnificent under a bauble egg wreath.

After all, pastel houses look great on a mantle meant to extenuate spring. Love the flowers.

10. Here we come to a simple white church with a pink roof and lamb.

Like I said, churches usually don’t bask in the Easter decorations until after Good Friday. But they do in these village sets in order to set an Easter feel.

11. The more color tiles the house has, the better.

You can also put an Easter egg in the doorway. Though I wouldn’t advise a green and yellow one.

12. A house of lavender is particularly springy for chicks.

This one seems all dolled up for Easter. Like the wreath at the top window.

13. How about a peep bunny above the front door?

Adding a flower to its ear and a yellow bow helps a lot. So cute.

14. A small pink church is always nice.

Helps if it glitters in the spring morning light. Though not sure about the roof.

15. A plaid yellow roof can sometimes be quite snazzy.

Okay, that’s pretty tacky. But at least it brings spring into the air.

16. It’s not spring without a little pink.

Yes, it might seem a bit feminine and sickeningly sweet. but at least it’s well made with some bunnies to spare.

17. Never saw an Easter egg fence before.

Though I don’t care for the house much. However, the fence is a rather unique idea.

18. An Easter church always has to stand out.

Each one has their own unique decorations. Some are more showy than others. Like the purple ones.

19. There’s nothing against having a fancy roof.

This canary yellow Easter abode has blue diamond lines. Not a fan of the color.

20. A church should always be fancy with flowers for Easter.

Now this one really gets into spring with its roof lined with pearls. Lovely.

21. An egg house is a perfect Easter dwelling.

Though I kind of wish it was a little fancier like an Easter egg. Though it certainly fits with the holiday.

22. Sometimes it’s best to go with holy simplicity.

This one just has trees with Easter eggs on them and little else. Well, it does have some pink window trim.

23. A candy house is always springtime fun.

After all, Easter is a huge holiday for candy. So such a house is quite fitting.

24. Now that’s what I call a carrot orange Victorian.

Reason why we have orange as an Easter color at all has to do with carrots. Though I think it’s a loud color to put on an Easter house.

25. A small Easter home should always shine with distinction.

Like the bushes and flower decor on this. So simple and small. But yet, so elegant.

26. Some a blue roof can bring a solace of spring charm.

This one has pink doors and windows and Easter egg trees. All surrounded by a white fence.

27. Pastel roof tiles often give a house an Easter touch.

Even has some Easter eggs and flowers. Like the bows on the windows.

28. An Easter village can often look lovely at night.

Because most of the Easter village houses light up. But the scene is nonetheless pretty.

29. Seems like this house has high carrot patch.

Now this is a house a bunny can love. Then again, bunnies aren’t as into carrots than we think.

30. An Easter candy house always has a sweet disposition.

This one has a candy tree with other decorations. It’s an adorable Easter home anyone can love.

31. Sometimes it helps to dress a plain Easter house with fancy decorations.

I showed this house earlier. Yet, this one has some jewels, lace trim, and more decor to the trees.

32. An egg house can even have 2 stories.

Like how it’s purple and has a chimney. So pretty even when lit.

33. A blue house with yellow trees can be a springtime haven.

Though I’d much prefer purple and pink. And perhaps more flowers than Easter eggs.

34. Is this supposed to be a house or a church?

Looks more like a house with 2 windows. Though I’m not thrilled with the pink roof.

35. Nothing entices an Easter bunny like a multicolor carrot fence.

Another clever fence concept. Like the little chick and bunny, too.

36. A purple Easter cottage should come with all the trimmings.

Now this is quite fancy. Like the little eggs and bunnies on here. So cute.

37. This little cottage has a flowery disposition.

Because it has only 3 of them at the facade. But the bunny seems quite happy.

38. Lattice always makes a home more quaint.

So does an outdoor staircase. Like the cute little chickies out front with the Easter egg decorated trees.

39. This little blue bird house has some colorful sights of spring.

The tree out front is decorated with Easter eggs. And you can see a nest of colored eggs.

40. This little orange cottage comes with an Easter egg fence.

They’re even decorated with rich detail. Not sure about the orange house though.

41. A purple cottage must have an Easter egg door and a pastel candy roof.

Helps if the doorway has carrots side by side. Like the green leafy tree, too.

42. You can always put a little spring in an Easter house.

You can even see some Easter eggs and flowers. Even on the lavender roof.

43. Why settle down in a burrow when you can have a purple house of your own?

Though I think these bunnies might have trouble fitting in the doorway. However, sometimes these houses aren’t made to scale.

44. This small spring home is a lamb paradise.

It’s a rather simple abode with colorful trees. But is all encrusted with glitter.

45. An Easter church should always be in a festive mood to celebrate.

Now this is quite fancy for Easter. But it’s surely lovely with a pink wreath, Easter eggs, and bunnies.

46. An Easter beach house always needs to be pastel blue.

You can tell it’s a beach house due to the shell motifs on the windows. Also, it has a fish shape somewhere.

47. This blue cottage includes a shiny wreath.

Well, if it weren’t for the decor, this would be a normal blue house. Like the Easter egg tree, by the way.

48. A pink ribbon on a cottage is a fine Easter touch.

Helps that it goes with the house. And the Easter bunny and egg decorations.

49. A purple spring house should always be the place for flowers.

There’s even a green bunny in the doorway. Though I like how the flowers go with the house.

50. Gumdrops make great Easter decoration.

You can also include peppermints and Easter style candy canes. Yes, they have them.

51. Now this is a candy decorated house any little chick would love.

Includes some Easter eggs with trees. And the chick is covered in pink cotton candy.

52. This yellow house brings in a beautiful blue butterfly.

By the way, I didn’t find as many Easter village houses as I would’ve wished. So a lot of them come from Etsy.

53. Seems like this bluebird has its eggs in a hanging basket.

Though I don’t think it’s the best place for them. Because that basket can fall.

54. A pink fence is always great for a humble blue home.

Doesn’t matter if you have chicks, birds, and bunnies living there either. Like the flower wreath.

55. I guess you can sometimes go with a rustic blue for Easter.

Helps you have a little chick on a nest near the roof. So cute.

56. Spring flowers are always grand for April showers.

Helps that Easter is in April, too. Then again, March can also be a rainy month.

57. A light pastel house with candy can be a sweet home, indeed.

This one has an interesting looking tree and a bunny clad in pastel garb. Nevertheless, I think it’s lovely.

58. Flowers and eggs can always make an Easter house a home.

Doesn’t hurt if it’s purple either. Like the lovely tree with Easter eggs on it.

59. Sometimes you can even find a whole Easter village in one basket.

This was part of a putz house kit. But I show it anyway since it’s so unique to behold.

60. This home really makes an Easterly impression.

Even has the word “Easter” in front with block lettering. And a purple ribbon, too.

61. This pink abode even has a pen for the chickies.

Well, it’s a purple pen, but still. Doesn’t endear me to the Easter bunny residing here.

62. A plain lavender house can bring pure Easter joy.

Only need a bunny and an Easter egg tree and you’re all set. Though the flowery wallpaper roof goes quite nicely.

63. A shrub door can sometimes give a home a naturalistic charm.

Well, this one has some flowers and a brown rabbit. But it’s a rather ingenious design.

64. There’s nothing that could make a candy cottage ever sweeter.

This one looks similar to a candy house I showed you earlier. But this one has 2 candy roof tops instead of one.

65. How about a plaid roof on a lavender church?

Well, purple is the color of Lent. Just not in that kind of shade though.

66. The Easter Bunny always likes to furnish his home with flowers.

However, I find this pipe cleaner Easter Bunny kind of creeper. But I really love the glittery roof.

67. A pink house should have a roof that really stands out.

Helps if it has 2 chimneys to give a small town charm. Like the decor on the picket fence.

68. Sometimes it helps if you go all out on an Easter house.

This one boasts bolder colors than what you’d usually see. But it’s set for spring so it goes on this post.

69. A glittery Easter house always shimmers in the spring time.

For some reason you see a lot of glitter on these putz houses. Like the flower on the roof.

70. Wonder what’s with hanging eggs on a tree.

Okay, I understand it’s an Easter tradition. But you have to like the bunnies and the roof in this one.

71. So the top window is a little askew on this house.

You can at least see how it enhances this spring Easter scene. So cute.

72. I sure hope this little blossom shoppe is open.

After all, spring has always been a prime time for flowers. And lovely blossoms, this store does boast.

73. Sometimes it helps if you let some things grow on the roof.

This one almost looks real with the grass on the roof. The well is nice, too.

74. Sometimes, the more colorful eggs, the better.

Once again, pipe cleaner bunny strikes on this one. And I think he looks really weird with his arms and legs.

75. I guess this pink Easter house goes for the mint impression.

Like how it has a chocolate bunny and colorful stripes. Lovely.

76. Of course, this pink Easter house is a real candy sensation.

What the hell does gingerbread have to do with Easter? That’s Christmas food.

77. Colorful butterflies prefer the smaller cottages.

Nice how it has a lot of flowers surrounding it. Also, like the little chickie.

78. An Easter egg tree should always show its true colors.

See how well it goes nice with the small cottage? Charming.

79. A purple butterfly always brings a needed springtime touch.

Yet, butterflies aren’t often represented in Easter. Not sure why. But I think it’s lovely.

80. When in doubt, try some lighter shade.

Then again, pastel colors are normally associated with Easter, anyway. But you have to see the bushes in front.

81. Sometimes a green house always works best.

I’m not too crazy about that pill green shade. But it somehow works.

82. This little purple cottage is a hopping Easter haven.

Well, this is kind of charming if you look at it from this angle. Not sure about the yellow awning though.

83. Multicolor roofs seem all the rage these days.

I guess this one was shaded in. Like the tree and the chicks.

84. Seems like these 2 bunnies just got hitched.

I guess this is a church since it has stained glass windows. But I’m sure the bunnies will be fruitful and multiply. Because rabbits reproduce like crazy.

85. A pink glitter house is just the Easter ticket.

Nice to have a sweet quiet home to go to. Like the jeweled butterfly the best.

86. An Easter tree house is a fine home for bunnies.

This one was brought to you by the magic of paper mache. Yet, you have to love this.

87. A green Easter house needs a flowery ribbon.

Helps if it’s purple with daisies, too. And it’s matched by a similarly decorated tree.

88. My, this tall pink church has a high steeple.

And I see a little birdie has made itself at home. So lovely.

89. An Easter house can stand out if it’s blue and yellow.

Helps if it has a bunny on the roof. Like the little bunnies and chickies.

90. With this purple house, spring has finally sprung.

Sure it’s similar to a few others. But it’s nonetheless stunning to behold.

91. A striped roof is always fitting with a cyan glitter house.

This is lovely. Like the Easter egg tree with the columns.

92. A yellow house with flowers is always rather sunny.

And I see this bunny’s really looking forward to Easter. Like how the flowers are purple, too.

93. It’s Easter time at this little pink cottage.

This home boasts pastel tiles and Easter eggs galore. Even an Easter egg at the door.

94. Looks like this Easter bunny has smoke up the chimney.

Sure it’s not as flashy as some of the other houses on here. But it has a nice homey appearance to it.

95. Chicks will always find a home in this glittery purple house.

The door on this is incredibly beautiful to behold. Also like the chickies.

96. A small Easter cottage only needs a few flowers.

Well, you might have flowers on the roof and chimney. But this is nonetheless quaint.

97. Chicks always appreciate a house with striped columns.

Well, those that are little balls of fludd anyway. But the candy cane striped columns on this are amazing.

98. With this little blue house, you’d find a pink bird on a chimney.

Even has a tree and flowers outside. Not sure about the windows though.

99. You can’t miss a bright orange house on Easter, no matter how small.

This little cottage is done in some unique style you’d see on Etsy. Nevertheless, it’s amazing.

100. Are those bricks or clouds on that house facade?

Another specially designed house. But one that brings in the spring. Love it.

Spring Into These Easter Craft Projects (Second Edition)

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Now it’s on to the Easter craft projects. Last year I did a post like this which received a wonderful reception so I decided to do another. Nevertheless, people love to decorate their homes on Easter with springy adornments like flowers and birds. But you’ll also find a lot of colored eggs, chicks, ducks, sheep, and bunnies. In some religious homes, you might see crosses since it denotes Jesus’s crucifixion and resurrection and perhaps a lamb to denote him Lamb of God. Anyway, above you’ll see a spring flower egg shaped wreath with a birdhouse along with two urns filled with matching flowers and colored eggs made from paper. So you get the idea. Yet, while you might see plenty of Easter crafts made by children at school, those made by adults can be used year after year. So for your reading pleasure, I give you another treasure trove of Easter craft projects.

  1. A quilted egg mat is a must have on any Easter table.
Helps you can use strips of cloth of different patterns in the process. Or even ones in order to create a pattern of your own.

Helps you can use strips of cloth of different patterns in the process. Or even ones in order to create a pattern of your own.

2. A coin covered cross is always paid in full.

A great decoration to make with all the worthless currency you have hanging around. Though don't ask Jesus to change any of these into gold.

A great decoration to make with all the worthless currency you have hanging around. Though don’t ask Jesus to change any of these into gold.

3. An Easter wreath should always be decked in eggs.

I've put up plastic egg wreaths before in last year's Easter craft post. But this one has its own unique style.

I’ve put up plastic egg wreaths before in last year’s Easter craft post. But this one has its own unique style.

4. A nest filled with grass and eggs always marks the start of spring.

Though I think most of the foliage here is fake. But at least it inspires you to spring into action.

Though I think most of the foliage here is fake. But at least it inspires you to spring into action.

5. With pussy willows and color eggs, this is an Easter scene to remember.

Yes, I know I often call these stems pussy willows. But that's how I was brought up to call them. Anyway, love the butterflies and eggs.

Yes, I know I often call these stems pussy willows. But that’s how I was brought up to call them. Anyway, love the butterflies and eggs.

6. Yarn carrots are great for drawing the Easter Bunny.

Okay, these aren't real nor are the edible. But you can use them for any Easter decoration you please or put them in a basket.

Okay, these aren’t real nor are the edible. But you can use them for any Easter decoration you please or put them in a basket.

7. Nothing warms your heart like a mother and baby bunny wreath on your front door.

Helps that they both have flowers in their ears and bows on their necks. Like how the baby has other flowers on its body, too.

Helps that they both have flowers in their ears and bows on their necks. Like how the baby has other flowers on its body, too.

8. An Easter Bunny should sit on some ivy and colored eggs.

Well, on top of an old pillar anyway. Nevertheless, it's a great decoration to put in the corner or near your front door.

Well, on top of an old pillar anyway. Nevertheless, it’s a great decoration to put in the corner or near your front door.

9. Small glass stones are always great for painting Easter eggs.

And you can paint so many different designs on them, too. Though it requires a lot of precision and an eye for small details.

And you can paint so many different designs on them, too. Though it requires a lot of precision and an eye for small details.

10. This Easter wreath contains its own basket of eggs.

If you don't like bunnies, this will do just fine. Still, really like the flowers on this.

If you don’t like bunnies, this will do just fine. Still, really like the flowers on this.

11. Here we have a bunny lounging around the flowers.

If you like bright spring flowers, this wreath is certainly for you. But don't mind the bunny who's only passing time.

If you like bright spring flowers, this wreath is certainly for you. But don’t mind the bunny who’s only passing time.

12. With a few flowers and eggs, you can make an Easter bouquet.

But make sure the flowers all match first. After that, you can use whatever fake eggs you want.

But make sure the flowers all match first. After that, you can use whatever fake eggs you want.

13. Spring purple flowers in a basket is always an inviting sight.

And since purple is my favorite color, I especially love it. Makes a great centerpiece.

And since purple is my favorite color, I especially love it. Makes a great centerpiece.

14. Greet your Easter guests with a tulip bouquet hanging at your front door.

Well, it doesn't just have tulips. And the flowers are fake. But it'll certainly give a spring touch. Love the lavender ribbon.

Well, it doesn’t just have tulips. And the flowers are fake. But it’ll certainly give a spring touch. Love the lavender ribbon.

15. A quilt with chicks is perfect for the Easter season.

Each square depicts an Easter scene with chicks and eggs. Many will find it a real treat.

Each square depicts an Easter scene with chicks and eggs. Many will find it a real treat.

16. A spring hat should always contain a few flowers.

These white ones are even crocheted in different sizes. Though it’s just as well because late March and April have rather unpredictable weather.

17. A sign like this always brings the Easter Bunny spirit.

After all, it says “Hippity Hop.” And it includes a colored egg for the “O.”

18. A spring bouquet could use some jellybeans and peeps.

Since these candies aren’t really meant for human consumption. But at least they’re great for decoration. Helps if the flowers match.

19. Greet guests into your Easter home with a magnificent bouquet at your front door.

And you can tell it’s an Easter bouquet because there’s a pink bunny in it. But I love the flowers just the same.

20. For a more rustic touch, you can always leave a wooden wheel for blue flowers and birds.

Even includes a bird in the nest. A nice way to welcome friends and family.

21. An Easter cross should have lilies, violets, and ivy.

Call it a lovely way to decorate an implement of a painful and torturous death. Then again, I might’ve said something sacrilegious here. I apologize.

22. It’s always appropriate to put a cross inside a candle holder centerpiece.

After all, you can’t go wrong with an ornate cross and lilies. Makes a great table centerpiece.

23. If you don’t like wreaths, you can make a bunny hanging from a wide straw hat.

Helps if you add a bow and a few flowers. But all in all, this is adorable.

24. Welcome spring with a festive flair by hanging this butterfly wreath.

And boy, does that butterfly certainly make an impression among the vibrant purple deco mesh and flowers. Love this.

25. A cross wreath should contain Easter lilies.

Because the lilies they toil not but not even Solomon could possess anything as great as these. Also, you have to include the cross because He has risen.

26. Wow your guests this Easter with crocheted Easter egg place mats.

Though both of these have a flat end so you can put silverware. But they nevertheless have the same stripe pattern.

27. There’s nothing more sweet than a crocheted chocolate bunny.

Sure you can’t eat it. But it’s oh so adorable you wouldn’t even care.

28. Of course, we all like to hang out with our peeps.

Sure they may be inedible sugar coated marshmallow candy. But this sign is quite clever.

29. Would you want a white or brown nest stand.

I wanted to put these on last year’s post but didn’t see much point. So I have them on for this year. Sure they’re quite plain but creative.

30. Nothing wows Easter visitors like a cotton tail wreath on your door.

Because rabbits have cotton tails. Nevertheless, you have to admire how fluffy and original it is.

31. A flower bouquet should always have a few butterflies.

Well this looks pretty simple. Just have a vase, fake small white flowers, and some butterflies. Lovely.

32. This Easter, how about some spring flowers and eggs in a wooden box.

Helps that the box has a mirror. though the flowers might have rather short stems.

33. This wooden bunny brings flowers of great joy.

Don’t mind it being blue with burlap ears either. At any rate, it’s adorable with a rustic touch.

34. Bring spring into your home with some pinecone zinnias.

They’re just pinecones painted to resemble zinnias. You can put some in a bowl. Love the purple ones the best.

35. Don’t like wreaths? This butterfly hanging will suit your fancy.

Includes deco mesh and ribbons of all kinds of colors along with yellow flowers. Quite stunning if you ask me.

36. This bunny sack is great for storing eggs.

Sure it’s not as elaborate as a basket. But it’s simple to make and won’t break the bank.

37. With some crosses, you can go all out.

Now this one is certainly in all its glory. Love how the flowers match the deco mesh background.

38. These pastel felt bunnies can melt your heart.

Each of them has a unique ribbon, too. But the buttons on them are all the same.

39. An egg shaped wreath should bring spring in all its glory.

Includes a lot of flowers and yarn eggs. Wonderful to have on your front door. Love it.

40. You should always leave a wooden bucket for the birds.

Like how it has purple flowers and moss. Such a naturalistic scene. And quite original.

41. For religious displays, you can’t go wrong with a white lily, 3 crosses, and a crown of thorns.

Well, this looks quite simple for the paschal season. Like how the crosses are set up.

42. These amigurumi bunnies live in a little carrot cottage.

Each bunny is in a different color. The carrot house even has a door and windows. So cute.

43. An antique metal cage is always great for flowers.

And each flower is in full bloom among the iron wrought bars. Makes a great centerpiece.

44. Keep warm this Easter with your very own bunny beanie.

Guess this one is for a girl since it has flowers. At any rate, it’s cute.

45. A spring wreath should have eggs of robin’s egg blue.

Well, robins don’t lay that many egg.s But you might find some flowers on it here and there.

46. If you like pine cone zinnas, then put them in a spring wreath on your door.

After all, pine cone zinnas make lovely flowers. Like how each of them is painted in bright colors.

47. Umbrellas are always great for spring bouquets.

Though the one I had last year only contained tulips in birds’ eggs. This is far more to my liking.

48. With a red tulip wreath, spring is in the air.

The flowers might be fake but they certainly go nicely around it. I’m sure anyone would enjoy this.

49. You can’t go wrong with an Easter basket hanging of eggs and flowers.

Helps that the eggs are in pastel colors while the flowers are magenta and yellow. Love this.

50. A yarn egg wreath can always use a few buttons.

Because you can’t have too many bright color buttons for wreath like this. Adorable.

51. As the sign says, you should give peeps a chance.

As decorations and diorama figures, certainly yes. But as Easter candy or food? Are you out of your mind?

52. A large egg in a nest makes a lovely flower vase.

Not sure what’s being used for the egg. But at any rate, I love the purple flowers.

53. For a more realistic crown of thorns, just add toothpicks to a grapevine wreath.

Of course, you might not want to use it as a prop for a Passion play. Still, looks pretty realistic enough.

54. An Easter Bunny wreath should contain festive flowers.

Like how it contains 2 bows and lots of flowers. Wouldn’t mind having it on my door.

55. Birds’ eggs should always match the flowers.

Well, this gives a nice spring touch. But don’t birds usually lay eggs that are the same color? Or at least close to it?

56. An Easter egg table runner should contain a few chicks.

Each egg has its own unique design and patterns. Though I think the chicks really stand out.

57. These bunny ear hair pieces will make you hippity hop for joy.

Available in 5 different colors. But each is in a rather simple design with ribbons. Adorable.

58. Nothing makes a better table runner than of the sunset at Calvary.

Well, at least the sunset’s pretty among the 3 crosses. But I think you might want to play it safe with Easter eggs and bunnies.

59. Why not use Easter eggs to decorate a straw hat on your door?

You can even use a small bunny and Easter grass for extra touches. Not something you see every day.

60. This little bunny has dug up a carrot.

Let’s hope it’s a wild carrot. Though you have to admire the flowers on this wreath.

61. A 3-tier server is always great for a few birds’ nests.

There’s even a birdhouse on the bottom. Makes a rather rustic centerpiece. But you have to love the bird.

62. Nothing on Easter welcomes you like a wreath with a vibrant flower.

Well, this is more for spring than Easter. But it’s a wreath that sure makes an impression.

63. This amigurumi Easter Bunny has a basket of eggs for you.

The eggs and basket are also crocheted. I’m sure any little kid would want to cuddle this. So cute.

64. Light up your home with this Easter Bunny glass block light.

Includes some fuzz with a bow, ears, and feet. Also, its face is so adorable.

65. How about some purple on your cross Easter wreath?

Well, purple symbolizes the penitential season of Lent. Though it’s also my favorite color. So it goes on this post.

66. Nothing makes Easter worthwhile than a crocheted basket of crocheted eggs.

Sure the eggs won’t contain candy. But you won’t have to worry about dropping them either. Also, love the flowers on the basket.

67. This Easter egg table runner comes in a flowery shade.

Seems like I have a lot of table runners on this post. Though at least the eggs on here use plain stripes.

68. Have fun for hours with an assortment of bunny chalk.

Made from Necco candies. Okay, I was kidding on that one. Comes in several different colors.

69. While you may not have a lot of flowers in your garden on Easter, you can easily use these.

They’re made from wooden panels and are put on sticks. Will certainly stand out for passing drivers and neighbors.

70. Wonder if the Easter Bunny will be drawn by this carrot patch.

Okay, the carrots are fake and the sign is only decorative. But I think this is a rather creative set up.

71. Perhaps your Easter egg tree can do with a few feathers.

That might seem a little too much for my taste. But whatever, to each his own.

72. Nothing makes an Easter wreath like a bunny among the flowers.

For some reason, I have quite a few bunny wreaths on here. Well, one more isn’t going to hurt.

73. With some eggs, you can paint all kinds of crazy patterns.

You can also paint the stands quite outrageously as well. Not my favorite, but an interesting addition nonetheless.

74. Remember the resurrection with this Easter cushion pillow.

Depicts a sheep with 3 crosses. Includes a tag saying “He is Risen.”

75. Don’t leave for the Easter parade without a pair of bunny ears.

Unless you’re planning on wearing an Easter bonnet, of course. Though this pair is quite elaborate with flowers.

76. With lilies and thorns, this is a fine cross, indeed.

Even like the background to give it a sacred presence. Though I’m not sure if it’s possible for a living room.

77. A fancy cross should go well on a wreath of flowers.

Well, Easter is a religious holiday. And I really like the cross and tulips on this one. So it goes on the post.

78. Wonder what these bunnies are doing in these flower boxes.

Well, each of these has a bunny getting into the flowers. And you can only see their behinds.

79. This wreath has eggs everywhere but only few in the nest.

Yes, it’s another blue egg wreath. But this one has eggs all over it and no flowers. Like the nest.

80. This bunny prefers to be on the wagon.

Well, this is an interesting display. Hope he doesn’t hop off it. Because this is adorable.

81. No one can resist this bunny in a basket.

Well, it’s a hanging basket with some naturalistic touches. But the bunny is so cute with its floppy ears.

82. Grace your table with this Easter Bunny spread.

Has Easter eggs all around the edges while the bunny is in the center. Great for any Easter occasion.

83. Bunnies can make themselves at home in a moss pot flower patch.

Well, we have two bunnies in the flowers and two bunnies outside. Still, I think this is quite lovely.

84. This twig is a perfect hangout for pom pom chicks.

Well, this is quite simple and doesn’t require much effort. Also, who can’t resist these little fuzzy chickies?

85. From this cup come eggs, chicks, and flowers.

Yes, it certainly seems to defy the laws of physics. Though it may not have been possible without glue and some sort of mold.

86. You can’t celebrate Easter without some wooden peeps.

Each one has its own little bow tie and sparkles. Still, you have to love these though the candy inspiration is inedible.

87. A colorful bunny and egg should always be on an Easter wreath.

Helps that the bunny and egg have some colorful stripes. Love this one. So cute.

88. You can’t hang a straw hat on your door without some spring flowers.

Though you can’t wear this hat. Nevertheless, it’s a true work of art.

89. This Easter urn gives some shelter for the birds.

Well, it has a few small birdhouses among the flowers. Though it certainly makes a magnificent bouquet.

90. May this little white birdhouse usher in the Easter spirit of spring.

It’s a more rustic decoration containing a nest. But it’s one you might want for your home.

91. What’s that bunny doing in that large nest?

Well, at least it fits. Though not sure what I think about the plants. And the rabbit’s ears seem a bit long.

92. For getting closer to nature, dried flower wreaths are best.

Well, at least they’re dried spring flowers. Though not sure if you can make it when Easter comes around.

93. Sometimes an Easter Bunny wreath has to be a bit fuzzy.

And fuzzy, this one certainly its. Got to love how it seems so easy to make. Cute.

94. I’m sure this bunny ear decoration will get you in a festive mood.

Well, it certainly has a spring festive air to it. Nice it includes white fuzzy ears. Makes a great centerpiece.

95. Nothing says Easter like its letters descending in a pastel rainbow.

You can even put some eggs on a few. Nevertheless, it’ll sure be a hit with your guests.

96. A large wooden cross in your front lawn shows how much you take Easter seriously.

Though it might make some neighbors scratch their heads about you. Also, the purple symbolizes Lent, by the way.

97. Wish everyone a happy Easter with this quilted tapestry.

Of course, it contains bunnies, flowers, and eggs. So feel free to hang it somewhere.

98. Nobody could resist this little bunny on a lit glass block.

Nice that it’s surrounded by spring flowers. And it looks oh so adorable.

99. There’s nothing so beautiful in nature than finding a nest among the flowers.

Of course, birds don’t lay that many eggs at one time. Though you have to love the flowers.

100. A crocheted bee wreath can always keep you buzzing.

Sure it’s more of a spring wreath. Though Easter is a time for flowers. Also, this is adorable.

Top of the Morning with These Lucky Saint Patrick’s Day Craft Projects (Second Edition)

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Now it’s on to some lucky craft projects. When it comes to looking for holiday crafts for a blog post, I often find myself running into stuff geared toward children. And Saint Patrick’s Day was no exception. Of course, I understand these are designed for parents and teachers looking for child appropriate activities for the holiday. But for a blogger like me, running into them can be a major pain in the ass since I usually focus on craft projects made by adults like what you see above. Nevertheless, it’s always something I have to deal with when coming up with such posts. Anyway, I don’t usually go all out for Saint Patrick’s Day, but I’m sure there are plenty people who do. And last year, I did a Saint Patrick’s Day craft post that received a nice reception as far as I’m concerned. I mean it got 7 likes from WordPress bloggers. So this time, I decided to do another since I had many craft pictures left over. So for your reading pleasure, I give you some more Saint Patrick’s Day craft projects for good luck.

  1. Felt 4-leaf clovers always make great centerpieces.
Each of them is in a different shade of green. And they're all supported by a pole on a green block.

Each of them is in a different shade of green. And they’re all supported by a pole on a green block.

2. Grace your lucky front door this Saint Patrick’s Day with this green ribbon wreath.

Includes ribbons of different patterns as well as shamrocks. Lovely to put on any front door or on a wall.

Includes ribbons of different patterns as well as shamrocks. Lovely to put on any front door or on a wall.

3. Of course, one large 4-leaf clover can make Irish eyes smile.

If you like wreaths and don't care for the fancy stuff, this is for you. Just consists of a burlap wreath, a shamrock ribbon, and a wooden 4-leaf clover.

If you like wreaths and don’t care for the fancy stuff, this is for you. Just consists of a burlap wreath, a shamrock ribbon, and a wooden 4-leaf clover.

4. No Saint Patrick’s Day decoration makes you feel more lucky than a wooden long bearded leprechaun.

Sure he may not lead you to a pot of gold. But you have to admire his long red beard and hat.

Sure he may not lead you to a pot of gold. But you have to admire his long red beard and hat.

5. Bring the luck of the Irish to your home by hanging this shiny golden horseshoe.

Of course, you wouldn't want the luck of the Irish if you lived in the 19th century. When many Irish immigrants fled their home country due to poverty, civil unrest, and a deadly potato famine.

Of course, you wouldn’t want the luck of the Irish if you lived in the 19th century. When many Irish immigrants fled their home country due to poverty, civil unrest, British oppression of Irish Catholics, and a deadly potato famine.

6. A lucky grapevine wreath should always include shamrocks.

Well, you can't have enough shamrocks, can you. Love the green ribbon on this.

Well, you can’t have enough shamrocks, can you. Love the green ribbon on this.

7. This pallet leprechaun will bring a smile to your face.

After all, he's smiling. Because he'll never lead you to his pot of gold which may not exist.

After all, he’s smiling. Because he’ll never lead you to his pot of gold which may not exist.

8. Green flowers always make a Saint Patrick’s Day wreath worthwhile.

Not sure what to think about green flowers. Sure they exist, but they don't seem natural to me. Maybe I'm more used to seeing green foliage. I don't know.

Not sure what to think about green flowers. Sure they exist, but they don’t seem natural to me. Maybe I’m more used to seeing green foliage. I don’t know.

9. A green yarn wreath has shamrocks all around.

The shamrocks are made of felt and are tied down with yarn. At any rate, consider yourself lucky to have a decoration like this. Supposing you do.

The shamrocks are made of felt and are tied down with yarn. At any rate, consider yourself lucky to have a decoration like this. Supposing you do.

10. No girl on Saint Patrick’s Day should go without bows like these.

Consists of green bows with sequin gold shamrocks and rainbows. What more can an Irish girl want?

Consists of green bows with sequin gold shamrocks and rainbows. What more can an Irish girl want?

11. If you wish to make Saint Patrick’s Day a festive occasion, this wreath is for you.

Has a large green bow, green leprechaun hats, and a large green shamrock. Great for parties, though it might get destroyed in the process if there's a lot of alcohol.

Has a large green bow, green leprechaun hats, and a large green shamrock. Great for parties, though it might get destroyed in the process if there’s a lot of alcohol.

12. Keep your candy safe with this leprechaun candy dispenser.

Sure they usually store gumballs. But this one holds almond Hershey's kisses. Nice how it comes in a gold wrapper.

Sure they usually store gumballs. But this one holds almond Hershey’s kisses. Nice how it comes in a gold wrapper.

13. Have old wine bottles? A green one makes a great Saint Patrick’s Day bottle lamp.

I'm sure a green wine bottle isn't hard to find among your recyclables. Though I love the shamrock touch.

I’m sure a green wine bottle isn’t hard to find among your recyclables. Though I love the shamrock touch.

14. With a sign like this, everyone can see how lucky you are.

Nice how the letters are in plaid and covered with shamrocks. So stunning.

Nice how the letters are in plaid and covered with shamrocks. So stunning.

15. Keep your things in good order with this shamrock rainbow basket.

The outside is covered with string as you can see. Sure it's a kid's project but it's adorable.

The outside is covered with string as you can see. Sure it’s a kid’s project but it’s adorable.

16. A Saint Patrick’s Day wreath should always contain green flowers.

Okay, like I said, green flowers are strange. But since we're talking about Saint Patrick's Day, this is appropriate. Besides, the flowers are fake anyway.

Okay, like I said, green flowers are strange. But since we’re talking about Saint Patrick’s Day, this is appropriate. Besides, the flowers are fake anyway.

17. A block display of “Luck” should always contain a golden horseshoe.

Well, certainly seems rustic to me. Not sure about the paint job on the other letters though.

Well, certainly seems rustic to me. Not sure about the paint job on the other letters though.

18. A St. Patrick’s Day decomesh wreath should have different colored shamrocks.

Well, there's at least one gold one. But the wreath is also decked in some green ribbons, too.

Well, there’s at least one gold one. But the wreath is also decked in some green ribbons, too.

19. A leprechaun flower pot is great for a bouquet.

Okay, this one is rather tall. And the flowers are most definitely fake. But at any rate, makes a great centerpiece.

Okay, this one is rather tall. And the flowers are most definitely fake. But at any rate, makes a great centerpiece.

20. A shamrock made of panels is as good as any other.

Though you might want to be sure to paint it green. And to put a ribbon with small shamrocks on it for extra luck.

Though you might want to be sure to paint it green. And to put a ribbon with small shamrocks on it for extra luck.

21. A grapevine St. Patrick’s Day wreath can always add some festive flair.

Another one with fake green flowers along with green ribbons. Wouldn't mind having this on my front door.

Another one with fake green flowers along with green ribbons. Wouldn’t mind having this on my front door.

22. A Saint Patrick’s Day wreath of decomesh will wow your visitors.

This one has a large shamrock and an Irish Blessing attached. Also, has other green decorations.

This one has a large shamrock and an Irish Blessing attached. Also, has other green decorations.

23. Nothing says Saint Patrick’s Day like a green wreath.

Well, not sure what it's made from exactly. Probably burlap. But the shamrock ribbon adds a nice touch.

Well, not sure what it’s made from exactly. Probably burlap. But the shamrock ribbon adds a nice touch.

24. As spring is around the corner, a St. Patrick’s wreath of tulips seems appropriate.

Includes a glittery green pipe and a leprechaun hat. But at least the small tulips are white, not green.

Includes a glittery green pipe and a leprechaun hat. But at least the small tulips are white, not green.

25. Nothing makes Irish eyes smile like a glittering rainbow.

Well, it's made from wood and may not always be used for Saint Patrick's Day. But don't bet you'll find a pot of gold here.

Well, it’s made from wood and may not always be used for Saint Patrick’s Day. But don’t bet you’ll find a pot of gold here.

26. Is that a little leprechaun here for a visit?

You can't see his face. But his clothes are made from felt. So adorable.

You can’t see his face. But his clothes are made from felt. So adorable.

27. A leprechaun hat always makes a wonderful display of Irish pride.

Though not in Ireland since they don't care for leprechauns there. However, this felt hat is quite fancy and whimsical.

Though not in Ireland since they don’t care for leprechauns there. However, this felt hat is quite fancy and whimsical.

28. Putting a leprechaun on your Saint Patrick’s Day wreath brings good luck.

Of course, you don't see all of the leprechaun. But this is a rather charming wreath nonetheless.

Of course, you don’t see all of the leprechaun. But this is a rather charming wreath nonetheless.

29. Even a snowman can wish anyone a happy St. Patrick’s Day.

However, unless it's the polar regions, a snowman on St. Patrick's Day isn't long for this world. Since the coming spring ensures his demise if global warming hadn't already.

However, unless it’s the polar regions, a snowman on St. Patrick’s Day isn’t long for this world. Since the coming spring ensures his demise if global warming hadn’t already.

30. A wreath of green flowers and shamrocks brings a quaintness in the air.

Again, not used to the green flowers. But I do like the shamrocks and ribbons.

Again, not used to the green flowers. But I do like the shamrocks and ribbons.

31. Have your little lass keep warm this Saint Patrick’s Day with a crocheted hat.

Then again, I'm not sure if these are made for kids or not. Though you have to love the shamrock decor.

Then again, I’m not sure if these are made for kids or not. Though you have to love the shamrock decor.

32. For a flashy St. Paddy’s Day, this green tulle wreath is for you.

I swear I've seen that green on PennDOT workers at some point in my life. But I don't think the shiny shamrocks help matters either.

I swear I’ve seen that green on PennDOT workers at some point in my life. But I don’t think the shiny shamrocks help matters either.

33. Nothing shows Irish pride on St. Patrick’s Day like a yarn wreath of Kelly green.

Yes, this is another yarn wreath with shamrocks. But this one has fewer and is in a different green shade.

Yes, this is another yarn wreath with shamrocks. But this one has fewer and is in a different green shade.

34. A green Saint Patrick’s Day bow should always give you the best of luck.

Has a ribbon that says "Saint Patrick's Day" on it. Like the shamrock in the middle.

Has a ribbon that says “Saint Patrick’s Day” on it. Like the shamrock in the middle.

35. A large shamrock always belongs on a green wreath.

Yes, this is another decomesh wreath. But the shamrock is quite ornate that I just had to put it on this post.

Yes, this is another decomesh wreath. But the shamrock is quite ornate that I just had to put it on this post.

36. Curl up this Saint Patrick’s Day with this crocheted blanket of shamrocks.

Sure it's not the whole ting. But at least the shamrocks have 4 leaves on them.

Sure it’s not the whole ting. But at least the shamrocks have 4 leaves on them.

37. On a St. Patrick’s Day yarn wreath gold should always be found at the rainbow.

Though these remind me more of gold flowers than gold coins. Nevertheless, this wreath is quite charming.

Though these remind me more of gold flowers than gold coins. Nevertheless, this wreath is quite charming.

38. A white yarn St. Patrick’s Day wreath should have green flowers and ribbons.

My Saint Patrick's Day craft post contained a wreath similar to this. However, it didn't have some of the decorations though.

My Saint Patrick’s Day craft post contained a wreath similar to this. However, it didn’t have some of the decorations though.

39. A simple shamrock hanging should always have a golden ribbon.

Sure it depicts a 3 leaf clover with 3 leaves of hearts. But it brings a rather quaint touch.

Sure it depicts a 3 leaf clover with 3 leaves of hearts. But it brings a rather quaint touch for any home.

40. A Saint Patrick’s Day wreath should bring you a fortune in gold.

Or in gold coins made from plastic used to decorate this wreath. But it's quite creative and appropriate.

Or in gold coins made from plastic used to decorate this wreath. But it’s quite creative and appropriate.

41. A mossy leprechaun hat on a door is an inviting sight.

I'm sure the moss is fake but it's green and looks real. Like the golden shamrock though.

I’m sure the moss is fake but it’s green and looks real. Like the golden shamrock though.

42. With empty green bottles, shamrock bottle tops will go quite nicely.

Not sure how to make the shamrock tops. But whoever did certainly has some interesting green bottles.

Not sure how to make the shamrock tops. But whoever did certainly has some interesting green bottles.

43. Seems like someone must’ve spilled some gold coins.

Okay, this is only a mere decoration and the coins aren't real. But it's certainly fitting for St. Paddy's Day.

Okay, this is only a mere decoration and the coins aren’t real. But it’s certainly fitting for St. Paddy’s Day.

44. A Saint Patrick’s Day plate and glasses leaves Irish eyes a shining.

Of course, these are only used for display, not eating. But I'm sure who created these is a repressed art major.

Of course, these are only used for display, not eating. But I’m sure who created these is a repressed art major.

45. Seems like we’ve found the leprechaun’s gold in this little flower pot.

Oh, wait. Those are spray painted rocks which aren't worth anything. Yes, these leprechauns can be quite sneaky in their tricks.

Oh, wait. Those are spray painted rocks which aren’t worth anything. Yes, these leprechauns can be quite sneaky in their tricks.

46. This Saint Patrick’s Day, may the beads be always at your back.

You can put this wreath up during Mardi Gras if you want. Since it's on the 28th. Though it might look a bit strange.

You can put this wreath up during Mardi Gras if you want. Since it’s on the 28th. Though it might look a bit strange.

47. An owl on a Saint Patrick’s Day wreath is a great hoot.

This one even has green bows on its ears. But it doesn't look too happy. Adorable.

This one even has green bows on its ears. But it doesn’t look too happy. Adorable.

48. There’s nothing luckier to have than this Saint Patrick’s Day star.

Yes, it has some shamrocks and green. But it's not the rustic decor meant for the barn.

Yes, it has some shamrocks and green. But it’s not the rustic decor meant for the barn.

49. A 4-leaf moss shamrock is always a sight of great fortune.

Well, if I had to put a moss leprechaun hat, then I had to add a moss shamrock. Not sure if I like this one as much though.

Well, if I had to put a moss leprechaun hat, then I had to add a moss shamrock. Not sure if I like this one as much though.

50. Sometimes it’s best to express Irish pride in the simplest ways.

This one only entails a heart shaped wreath and a green ribbon. Great to put in any home.

This one only entails a heart shaped wreath and a green ribbon. Great to put in any home.

51. No little leprechaun should go without a crocheted hat like this.

This little leprechaun hat even has a buckle in front. So cute.

This little leprechaun hat even has a buckle in front. So cute.

52. Sometimes white flowers is all you need for a St. Patrick’s Day wreath.

But please include the green ribbon at the front so it's for Saint Patrick's Day. Lovely.

But please include the green ribbon at the front so it’s for Saint Patrick’s Day. Lovely.

53. A zipper shamrock will make a very lucky pin.

Yes, this was made with zipper teeth. I know it looks simple. But it's probably not.

Yes, this was made with zipper teeth. I know it looks simple. But it’s probably not.

54. A leprechaun should find this little green house warm and cozy.

Though we have to admit, this will probably be used to feed birds more than anything. But I love the facade.

Though we have to admit, this will probably be used to feed birds more than anything. But I love the facade.

55. A shamrock key chain makes a great good luck charm.

Because at least you can see your keys better with it. Made of felt with sequin decorations.

Because at least you can see your keys better with it. Made of felt with sequin decorations.

56. Welcome spring this Saint Patrick’s Day with this pin containing 3 flowers.

I bet the boy one is plainer so they can tell them apart. Still, love the flowers.

I bet the boy one is plainer so they can tell them apart. Still, love the flowers.

57. You’ll find a pot of gold in the middle of this wreath on St. Patrick’s Day.

Helps that the wreath is in polka dots and gold trim. And the pot of gold is green and shiny.

Helps that the wreath is in polka dots and gold trim. And the pot of gold is green and shiny.

58. May you be guided by the ladder of luck this Saint Patrick’s Day.

There's a lot of ladder sets for several occasions. But I just put this one up because I had a lot of wreaths already.

There’s a lot of ladder sets for several occasions. But I just put this one up because I had a lot of wreaths already.

59. Looks like a we’ve found a leprechaun at his pot of gold.

I'm sure the gold coins are plastic and aren't worth anything. But it's a charming decoration nonetheless.

I’m sure the gold coins are plastic and aren’t worth anything. But it’s a charming decoration nonetheless.

60. Nothing makes a leprechaun squirm like a large pot of gold.

Well, this is made from wood. But the green and shamrock give it a nice touch.

Well, this is made from wood. But the green and shamrock give it a nice touch.

61. Hope this wooden leprechaun brings you great luck and good cheer.

Another wooden leprechaun. Then again, this one has more of a body. But his hat is definitely one you can see for miles.

Another wooden leprechaun. Then again, this one has more of a body. But his hat is definitely one you can see for miles.

62. A great St. Patrick’s Day wreath has lovely green felt flowers.

Well, if the flowers weren't green it wouldn't be for St. Patrick's day. Love the button centers though.

Well, if the flowers weren’t green it wouldn’t be for St. Patrick’s day. Love the button centers though.

63. This lucky sign includes a horseshoe for better days.

Well, it's a pallet sign that's not just for St. Patrick's Day. Though St. Patrick's Day is the perfect occasion for it.

Well, it’s a pallet sign that’s not just for St. Patrick’s Day. Though St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect occasion for it.

64. You can’t celebrate St. Patrick’s Day without donning a pair of shamrock earrings.

They also consist of 4 leaves to bring luck to you. Perhaps luck that you won't be found somewhere on the street after a day drinking.

They also consist of 4 leaves to bring luck to you. Perhaps luck that you won’t be found somewhere on the street after a day drinking.

65. For a necklace to match, this pendant will do quite nicely.

Well, certainly goes with the earrings. Though it has a crystal drop underneath. Etsy listing, by the way.

Well, certainly goes with the earrings. Though it has a crystal drop underneath. Etsy listing, by the way.

66. This Saint Patrick’s Day, it’s best you put your green flowers in beer mugs.

Because whiskey shot glasses wouldn't be sufficient. At one hand, it's clever. On the other hand, might evoke bad Irish stereotypes.

Because whiskey shot glasses wouldn’t be sufficient. At one hand, it’s clever. On the other hand, might evoke bad Irish stereotypes.

67. With 3 leftover Valentine’s Day wreaths, you can make a shamrock.

Well, this is a 3 leaf one with a large bow. Might contain a few pearls among the green though.

Well, this is a 3 leaf one with a large bow. Might contain a few pearls among the green though.

68. Show your love for the Irish with this Saint Patrick’s Day mailbox decoration.

Make sure you live in a neighborhood that doesn't have mailbox smashers before you do this. Because it might not turn out quite well.

Make sure you live in a neighborhood that doesn’t have mailbox smashers before you do this. Because it might not turn out quite well.

69. There’s nothing that expresses St. Patrick’s Day quite like Scrabble tiles.

Yes, is a nice display as anything. However, I don't really approve using game tiles for craft projects.

Yes, is a nice display as anything. However, I don’t really approve using game tiles for craft projects for obvious reasons.

70. A Saint Patrick’s Day wreath always brings good luck when it contains flowers.

This one has green, white, and yellow flowers to match as well as a horseshoe. Lovely.

This one has green, white, and yellow flowers to match as well as a horseshoe. Lovely.

71. With this sign of luck, your Saint Patrick’s Day will never dim.

Since the word "luck" is in lights like a marquee. Even has a shamrock to mark the occasion.

Since the word “luck” is in lights like a marquee. Even has a shamrock to mark the occasion.

72. There’s nothing more colorful on St. Patrick’s Day like a tulle rainbow wreath.

Has all the colors as well as white for cloud and some extra green. And it's all tied in a shamrock bow.

Has all the colors as well as white for cloud and some extra green. And it’s all tied in a shamrock bow.

73. A Saint Patrick’s Day tree should have a pot of gold on top.

Also, has to be decorated with shamrocks and fake gold coins, too. By the way, this was made from tinsel garland.

Also, has to be decorated with shamrocks and fake gold coins, too. By the way, this was made from tinsel garland.

74. Don’t like wreaths? How about a Saint Patrick’s Day door hanging of daisies?

Guaranteed to make an impression on guests this March 17. Love the green bow.

Guaranteed to make an impression on guests this March 17. Love the green bow.

75. On this decomesh hanging, you can find gold at the end of the rainbow.

Well, maybe not literally. But you'll find plenty of shamrocks though.

Well, maybe not literally. But you’ll find plenty of shamrocks though.

76. Those with leftover Valentine’s Day baskets might want to make their own shamrock like this.

Even has shamrocks coming out of it, too. Love the rainbow bow.

Even has shamrocks coming out of it, too. Love the rainbow bow.

77. A green burlap wreath can never have enough shamrocks.

And this one certainly has them. Some are around it while some come up from the bow.

And this one certainly has them. Some are around it while some come up from the bow.

78. A lucky charm wreath can always make Irish eyes smile.

For those who aim for more whimsical decorations, this one is certainly for you. It's all green with bows, gold coins, and shamrocks.

For those who aim for more whimsical decorations, this one is certainly for you. It’s all green with bows, gold coins, and shamrocks.

79. For a more naturalistic Saint Patrick’s Day wreath, try one of green hydrangeas.

On second thought, green hydrangeas aren't very naturalistic. Though the petals can pass as leaves here.

On second thought, green hydrangeas aren’t very naturalistic. Though the petals can pass as leaves here.

80. On Saint Patrick’s Day, leprechauns are always welcome.

And here we have a leprechaun welcome sign. Still, might want to start charging them if you want their gold.

And here we have a leprechaun welcome sign. Still, might want to start charging them if you want their gold.

81. Nothing makes your guests feel happy on St. Paddy’s day like this puppy bouquet.

Though an Irish wolfhound pup would've been more appropriate. But sometimes you have to take what you can get.

Though an Irish wolfhound pup would’ve been more appropriate. But sometimes you have to take what you can get.

82. Greet visitors this Saint Patrick’s Day with a wreath of felt flowers and shamrocks.

Consists of flowers on top and shamrocks on the bottom. Think it's quite charming and quaint.

Consists of flowers on top and shamrocks on the bottom. Think it’s quite charming and quaint.

83. Nothing brings the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day like a rainbow wreath and a pot of gold.

Well, this one's in decomesh. But I couldn't pass this one up on Pinterest for good reason.

Well, this one’s in decomesh. But I couldn’t pass this one up on Pinterest for good reason.

84. With this St. Patrick’s Day ladder, every hour is happy hour.

Includes rainbow, shamrock, and a beer mug. Still, might bring you luck with "Irish You Were Beer."

Includes rainbow, shamrock, and a beer mug. Still, might bring you luck with “Irish You Were Beer.”

85. Leprechaun shoes are always great for flowers.

Might want to attach pinwheels now that you're at it. Flowers are most likely fake though.

Might want to attach pinwheels now that you’re at it. Flowers are most likely fake though.

86. How about a tree with gold coins and shamrocks.

May not give you luck. But it would sure make a fine centerpiece at a party.

May not give you luck. But it would sure make a fine centerpiece at a party.

87. With this horseshoe, you’d have all the luck you need.

This one has only 3 shamrocks on it. But you also have to love the bows.

This one has only 3 shamrocks on it. But you also have to love the bows.

88. Capture the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day with a bouquet of shamrocks.

Because nothing denotes St. Patrick's Day like it. Love how they're in a bucket.

Because nothing denotes St. Patrick’s Day like it. Love how they’re in a bucket.

89. A shamrock hanging should always come with flowers.

Makes a nice bouquet doesn't it? Even includes an Irish blessing.

Makes a nice bouquet doesn’t it? Even includes an Irish blessing.

90. Cuddle up this Saint Patrick’s Day with your very own button shamrock pillow.

The shamrock here is made of buttons of all sizes. Love it.

The shamrock here is made of buttons of all sizes. Love it.

91. Show your love for St. Patrick’s Day with some Irish sheep.

You can tell they're Irish because they have shamrocks on their butts. Okay, I was just kidding. Yet, these are quite original.

You can tell they’re Irish because they have shamrocks on their butts. Okay, I was just kidding. Yet, these are quite original.

92. A St. Patrick’s Day birdhouse should always include a horseshoe.

Because a horseshoe is a sign of luck. The green paint job gives this one a rustic feel.

Because a horseshoe is a sign of luck. The green paint job gives this one a rustic feel.

93. There’s nothing on Saint Patrick’s Day like this shamrock pillow.

Seems like it was based on a kid drawing. Then again, it's probably part of the charm.

Seems like it was based on a kid drawing. Then again, it’s probably part of the charm.

94. Nothing shows Irish pride like a quilt of the Emerald Isle.

Includes Irish features as you can see here along with the map of the land itself. Definitely a sight to behold.

Includes Irish features as you can see here along with the map of the land itself. Definitely a sight to behold.

95. Speaking of quilts, check out this shamrock one in purple.

Yes, I know the color isn't quite right since it's not green. But it includes shamrocks so it goes on this post.

Yes, I know the color isn’t quite right since it’s not green. But it includes shamrocks so it goes on this post.

96. Catch the sunlight with this shamrock suncatcher.

Contains a stained glass 4-leaf clover for the sun to shine through. Love it.

Contains a stained glass 4-leaf clover for the sun to shine through. Love it.

97. On this Saint Patrick’s Day wreath, what comes from a leprechaun’s hat comes down a rainbow.

And the rainbow leads to a pot of gold. Yes, I have a lot of wreaths on here. But I just couldn't miss this one.

And the rainbow leads to a pot of gold. Yes, I have a lot of wreaths on here. But I just couldn’t miss this one.

98. With this sign, may you always have luck on this St. Patrick’s Day.

This is from an Etsy listing. But you have to admire the artistic detail. Like the white shamrock.

This is from an Etsy listing. But you have to admire the artistic detail. Like the white shamrock.

99. Impress your lucky guests this Saint Patrick’s Day with this shamrock and coin table runner.

Great for parties and mantle displays. Though you might want to keep it away from the alcohol.

Great for parties and mantle displays. Though you might want to keep it away from the alcohol.

100. For calming words of wisdom, this glass block has an Irish blessing.

Great for added illumination during tough times like these. Lovely.

Great for added illumination during tough times like these. Lovely.

Fall in Love with These Valentine’s Day Craft Projects (Second Edition)

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Pardon me for the interruption of the last essay, but that couldn’t really be helped. Anyway, moving on, we go to Valentine’s Day craft projects. And I’m sure plenty of us had made at least one in an elementary school art class. Though it would mostly be made from construction paper. However, while there are plenty of people like me who aren’t very much into the holiday with the possible exception of cashing in on it, there are plenty who are. Because you’re bound to find plenty of Valentine’s Day crafts on Pinterest. Though naturally a lot of these are suited for children. Last year, I did a post on V-Day crafts which was quite a hit. So I plan on doing one for this year. And like last year, these crafts aren’t really for kids. Then again, so are most of the stuff on my craft posts in general. Nevertheless, for your reading pleasure, I give you another installment of Valentine’s Day craft projects you’re sure to love.

  1. How about some pink hearts in a pot?
Well, they are propped like flowers with varying different patterns. Nice to put outside one's door.

Well, they are propped like flowers with varying different patterns. Nice to put outside one’s door.

2. If you have any troubles, Madam Ruth will fix you some Love Potion No. 9.

Might cause you to kiss everything in sight. And in the Harry Potter universe, it's a legal date rape drug.

Might cause you to kiss everything in sight. And in the Harry Potter universe, it’s a legal date rape drug.

3. A Valentine heart should always have flowers of pink, white, and red.

Well, not sure which flowers they are. But they sure look nice hanging over the window.

Well, not sure which flowers they are. But they sure look nice hanging over the window.

4. If you’re into the winter magic, this heart wreath is just for you.

This one consists of a snowy branch heart with two red cardinals. and a heart in the center. A perfect Valentine's Day decoration for male same-sex couples. Well, assuming the birds are cardinals.

This one consists of a snowy branch heart with two red cardinals. and a heart in the center. A perfect Valentine’s Day decoration for male same-sex couples. Well, assuming the birds are cardinals.

5. A white wine bottle should always come with some hearts.

Each heart is pink and red while held to a string. All in all this is quite lovely.

Each heart is pink and red while held to a string. All in all this is quite lovely.

6. A Valentine’s Day wreath should have stuffed felt hearts all around.

The red ones have a pink stitch in the middle. The white ones have a ribbon and button.

The red ones have a pink stitch in the middle. The white ones have a ribbon and button.

7. Got an unused picture frame? Hope you can hang a few shiny hearts.

Don't forget to put a pink ribbon on top. And paint the frame red while you're at it.

Don’t forget to put a pink bow on top. And paint the frame red while you’re at it.

8. A Valentine pillow should always have a secret pocket at the heart.

Because it should always have a love note in place. Still, both pillow and love note are made from the same materials.

Because it should always have a love note in place. Still, both pillow and love note are made from the same materials.

9. For Valentine’s Day, you can’t go wrong with a hugs and kisses ladder.

Okay, this is pretty ingenious that even I couldn't think of that. Love the hearts.

Okay, this is pretty ingenious that even I couldn’t think of that. Love the hearts.

10. Send a crocheted valentine to somebody close to your heart.

Though that special someone might not get the message. But I do like the heart button stamp.

Though that special someone might not get the message. But I do like the heart button stamp.

11. Nothing can drive these lovebirds apart this Valentine’s Day.

This might be a wedding cake topper. But it also can work as V-Day decorations. Still, the birds are so cute.

This might be a wedding cake topper. But it also can work as V-Day decorations. Still, the birds are so cute.

12. A V-Day tulle wreath should have some hearts for good measure.

Well, it's not totally pink. But the colors seem to run together. Like the hearts.

Well, it’s not totally pink. But the colors seem to run together. Like the hearts.

13. There’s nothing sweeter than a box of chocolates at your front door.

Though know these chocolates aren't exactly real. But you'd never know what you'd get from them.

Though know these chocolates aren’t exactly real. But you’d never know what you’d get from them.

14. A heart wreath should come with some red berries.

Well, the berries are fake and sure aren't holly. But they'll do. Love the hearts on the bow, too.

Well, the berries are fake and sure aren’t holly. But they’ll do. Love the hearts on the bow, too.

15. These Valentine’s Day pillows always give so much to love.

Each one has sayings on them with the letters in different colors and patterns. Comes in a set of 3.

Each one has sayings on them with the letters in different colors and patterns. Comes in a set of 3.

16. This crocheted pink rose makes an ideal V-Day corsage.

Then again, I'm not sure if it was made to be a corsage. But it's certainly a rose.

Then again, I’m not sure if it was made to be a corsage. But it’s certainly a rose.

17. For a more naturalistic V-Day, this heart wreath comes with all the flowers.

Seems like this one has all the floral trimmings you can ask for on your front door. Wouldn't mind having this.

Seems like this one has all the floral trimmings you can ask for on your front door. Wouldn’t mind having this.

18. An ivy heart wreath can always come with some red hearts.

Actually it seems to have red hearts and ribbons all over it. Might be used for spring if it weren't for the V-Day trimmings.

Actually it seems to have red hearts and ribbons all over it. Might be used for spring if it weren’t for the V-Day trimmings.

19. Nobody could resist a heart made from red buttons.

Doesn't hurt if there's a heart necklace at the center along with a gingham bow. Love this.

Doesn’t hurt if there’s a heart necklace at the center along with a gingham bow. Love this.

20. Don’t like wreaths? Well, this heart hanging will lift your V-Day spirits.

Sure it kind of resembles a Christmas decoration. But we should take note of the heart ribbon and chocolate box.

Sure it kind of resembles a Christmas decoration. But we should take note of the heart ribbon and chocolate box.

21. Count down the days to Valentine’s Day with this pillow of hearts.

Well, it consists of 14 hearts with ribbons on them. Great for any Valentine's Day.

Well, it consists of 14 hearts with ribbons on them. Great for any Valentine’s Day.

22. This Valentine yarn wreath contains 4 hearts in the center.

Well, it's a lovely wreath of white and pink. But most of the hearts are red.

Well, it’s a lovely wreath of white and pink. But most of the hearts are red.

23. A white feather heart always inspires warm and fuzzy emotions.

Sure it may not seem like much. But I think it's lovely in its own way. Besides, white's a V-Day color though more used as an accent.

Sure it may not seem like much. But I think it’s lovely in its own way. Besides, white’s a V-Day color though more used as an accent.

24. These wooden hearts contain plants and a key.

The plants in the jars may not be real. But you have to love how they come with keys to signify a lovely gesture.

The plants in the jars may not be real. But you have to love how they come with keys to signify a lovely gesture.

25. A love pillow will always give you watch you need.

Doesn't hurt that it has some hearts stitched on it, too. Though not sure about having the letters in cursive.

Doesn’t hurt that it has some hearts stitched on it, too. Though not sure about having the letters in cursive.

26. Each heart on this wreath says something special.

Well, they're usually sayings you'd find on valentines. And they're sure to make you feel all sentimental.

Well, they’re usually sayings you’d find on valentines. And they’re sure to make you feel all sentimental.

27. A bauble heart wreath can always have its love shining through.

Doesn't hurt if the baubles are red and pink and are trimmed with tinsel. All in all lovely.

Doesn’t hurt if the baubles are red and pink and are trimmed with tinsel. All in all lovely.

28. This garden urn is all full of hearts this Valentine’s Day.

Well, the hearts are in all different colors. But I like the bow best of all.

Well, the hearts are in all different colors. But I like the bow best of all.

29. Fancy hearts, flowers, and ribbons should always be on a wreath.

Now this one seems like you'd put it on someone's gravestone. Though it surely looks lovely on any front door.

Now this one seems like you’d put it on someone’s gravestone. Though it surely looks lovely on any front door.

30. You can always send a valentine in a crocheted envelope.

And you can use them over and over again. Come in 3 colors with a heart seal.

And you can use them over and over again. Come in 3 colors with a heart seal.

31. These flowers have come attached with a kiss.

Though the flowers are fake and used as a front door bouquet decoration. Still, if you don't want a wreath, this will certainly do.

Though the flowers are fake and used as a front door bouquet decoration. Still, if you don’t want a wreath, this will certainly do.

32. Show the love on Valentine’s Day with these heart towels.

Though these seem more made for the kitchen than the bathroom. Nevertheless, they're white with pink decorations and red fringe.

Though these seem more made for the kitchen than the bathroom. Nevertheless, they’re white with pink decorations and red fringe.

33. Cupid’s 3 arrows of one can always be joined as one with a pink bow.

Now these look quite easy to make. Just have feathers, twigs, ribbon, and red hearts.

Now these look quite easy to make. Just have feathers, twigs, ribbon, and red hearts.

34. Love lives here with these wings and arrows.

I bet this hanging is supposed to represent Cupid or Eros. Though often depicted as an angel baby, he's not.

I bet this hanging is supposed to represent Cupid or Eros. Though often depicted as an angel baby, he’s not.

35. With all these bottles together, they all spell love.

I'm always amazed by what people can do with old wine bottles around. Though I sometimes wonder why'd they have so many in the first place.

I’m always amazed by what people can do with old wine bottles around. Though I sometimes wonder why’d they have so many in the first place.

36. A wire heart only requires few flowers.

And if it weren't for the flowers, you might barely see it. Still, I think it's beautiful.

And if it weren’t for the flowers, you might barely see it. Still, I think it’s beautiful.

37. Crocheted chocolates always make a great gift to your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day.

Well, this is in a square box. Yet, though you can't eat any of them, they're sure adorable to behold.

Well, this is in a square box. Yet, though you can’t eat any of them, they’re sure adorable to behold.

38. Show your sweetheart you care this Valentine’s Day with this heart bouquet.

Yes, it may profess love. But make sure they feel the same way about you before you give it to them.

Yes, it may profess love. But make sure they feel the same way about you before you give it to them.

39. A wreath of red flowers can always send a lovely message.

Well, it certainly shows it loud and clear in a heart. Love the red flowers.

Well, it certainly shows it loud and clear in a heart. Love the red flowers.

40. This red burlap heart wreath comes with its own striped bow.

Well, that's quite a rustic looking wreath though made from burlap. Makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

Well, that’s quite a rustic looking wreath though made from burlap. Makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

41. Curl up with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with this crocheted heart pillow.

Comes with lace edging and a pink bow. Sure it might seem a bit girly but it's lovely.

Comes with lace edging and a pink bow. Sure it might seem a bit girly but it’s lovely.

42. This tulle heart wreath will bring you nothing but love.

It even has the word love in the center. And the tulle is in red, white and pink.

It even has the word love in the center. And the tulle is in red, white and pink.

43. Seems like Cupid’s arrow just shot through this wreath.

Actually it was made that way. Though I do think the arrow gives a nice finishing touch.

Actually it was made that way. Though I do think the arrow gives a nice finishing touch.

44. Felt roses can always make a heart wreath joy.

This is especially when the wreath is made from sticks. Seems like I have a lot of wreaths on this post for some reason.

This is especially when the wreath is made from sticks. Seems like I have a lot of wreaths on this post for some reason.

45. How about give your sweetheart crocheted chocolates in a crocheted heart box?

Now that seems more fitting for Valentine's Day for some reason. Though I think it's quite wonderful. Not sure about some of the packaging though.

Now that seems more fitting for Valentine’s Day for some reason. Though I think it’s quite wonderful. Not sure about some of the packaging though.

46. There’s nothing that shows the love on Valentine’s Day like a heart wreath filled with roses.

Well, it has roses and other flowers. And yes, it looks like it comes from a store. But it's quite stunning nonetheless.

Well, it has roses and other flowers. And yes, it looks like it comes from a store. But it’s quite stunning nonetheless.

47. A candy heart of candy hearts should always be sweet in a frame.

Because these candy hearts sure aren't great tasting candies. More like a combination of chalk and sugar.

Because these candy hearts sure aren’t great tasting candies. More like a combination of chalk and sugar.

48. A wooden palette heart like this always speaks of love’s endurance.

Well, that's a nice sentiment to put one one's front door. Love how it has deco mesh trimmings.

Well, that’s a nice sentiment to put one one’s front door. Love how it has deco mesh trimmings.

49. A crocheted heart pot holder is used to any kind of burn.

Well, as long as it's in the kitchen. Still, doesn't need to be too fancy.

Well, as long as it’s in the kitchen. Still, doesn’t need to be too fancy.

50. A bouquet of crocheted roses is almost as great as the real thing.

Except you never have to throw these roses out. For they can last year after year.

Except you never have to throw these roses out. For they can last year after year.

51. A pink yarn wreath can never have too many hearts.

Well, these have red hearts in the center hanging from string. While the wreath has white and red ones on its side.

Well, these have red hearts in the center hanging from string. While the wreath has white and red ones on its side.

52. All this silver heart wreath has to offer is love.

It even has a an arrow struck through it with a heart end. Love it.

It even has a an arrow struck through it with a heart end. Love it.

53. With wine bottles you can make a wonderful display to show your love this Valentine’s Day.

You can even put stuff inside them like berry branches or hearts. All in all, quite stunning to say the least.

You can even put stuff inside them like berry branches or hearts. All in all, quite stunning to say the least.

54. Tell your sweetheart you light up their lives with this glass block this Valentine’s Day.

It even lights up and has hearts on it. Love the bow though.

It even lights up and has hearts on it. Love the bow though.

55. There’s nothing fuzzier on Valentine’s Day like a pink feather wreath.

Well, it certainly seems like something you'd put on your front door. Then again, these kind of wreaths might make a mess.

Well, it certainly seems like something you’d put on your front door. Then again, these kind of wreaths might make a mess.

56. A burlap envelope comes all full with love letters.

Well, these aren't actually love letters. But it surely makes a lovely decoration.

Well, these aren’t actually love letters. But it surely makes a lovely decoration.

57. A candy hearts wreath can bring a lot of sweetness and light.

Well, at least this put the candy chalk hearts into good use. Love the bow, too.

Well, at least this put the candy chalk hearts into good use. Love the bow, too.

58. You can always say “Be Mine” with large wooden tags.

Doesn't hurt if they're bordered with hearts. Makes a nice door hanging.

Doesn’t hurt if they’re bordered with hearts. Makes a nice door hanging.

59. A wooden heart with green always gives a rustic touch.

Well, this is a lovely decoration for V-Day. Love the bow. Not sure about the foliage.

Well, this is a lovely decoration for V-Day. Love the bow. Not sure about the foliage.

60. No wreath on Valentine’s Day can ever be as welcoming as this one.

After all, it says love in wooden letters. Love the flowers and berry branches, too.

After all, it says love in wooden letters. Love the flowers and berry branches, too.

61. This glass block is bursting with lights and hearts.

Doesn't hurt that it has some silver tinsel inside. Nevertheless, it's as good as gold.

Doesn’t hurt that it has some silver tinsel inside. Nevertheless, it’s as good as gold.

62. There’s nothing better on Valentine’s Day like a corked heart.

Well, it's a heart made out of corks. Sure it may say love, but you have to wonder if drinking was involved in the creation.

Well, it’s a heart made out of corks. Sure it may say love, but you have to wonder if drinking was involved in the creation.

63. Hearts don’t always have to be red, white, or pink for V-Day.

On this wreath, you'd find hearts of all kinds of colors and sizes. For those who aren't fond of pink, this is for you.

On this wreath, you’d find hearts of all kinds of colors and sizes. For those who aren’t fond of pink, this is for you.

64. A V-Day place setting should always include hearts.

This ncludes a heart place mat, a heart closer, and a red silverware holder. Great for parties.

This ncludes a heart place mat, a heart closer, and a red silverware holder. Great for parties.

65. You can always make a simple bouquet from craft supplies.

And you don't have to throw out the flowers. Though you might make some think you're using scrunchies for the wrong purpose.

And you don’t have to throw out the flowers. Though you might make some think you’re using scrunchies for the wrong purpose.

66. A Valentine owl is always worth hooting for.

This one has "Owl" instead of "I'll." Nevertheless, it's so adorable that any child will love it.

This one has “Owl” instead of “I’ll.” Nevertheless, it’s so adorable that any child will love it.

67. A banner of love is perfect for a front door on Valentine’s Day.

Well, this is quite rustic but it'll surely melt hearts all around. Love the bow.

Well, this is quite rustic but it’ll surely melt hearts all around. Love the bow.

68. Be the hostess with the mostess this Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart hostess apron.

It has hearts all over it along with cute little pockets. Great for any V-Day party.

It has hearts all over it along with cute little pockets. Great for any V-Day party.

69. These XO pillows are all hugs and kisses.

I know don't use X's and O's for kisses and hugs these days. But back then, they didn't have emojis.

I know don’t use X’s and O’s for kisses and hugs these days. But back then, they didn’t have emojis.

70. A wreath with hearts spreads love all around.

Each heart is in pink, white, and red. And they're all surrounded by pink flowers.

Each heart is in pink, white, and red. And they’re all surrounded by pink flowers.

71. Make your love light up with this marquee style heart.

You have to admire how people can do these craft projects that require electricity. Still, this shines on.

You have to admire how people can do these craft projects that require electricity. Still, this shines on.

72. Or you can light up your love like this.

Well, it's quite elaborate. But sometimes you have to go all out.

Well, it’s quite elaborate. But sometimes you have to go all out.

73. These small felt hearts will surely make you smile.

Each one has s smile and blushing cheeks. Many are used for pins. So cute.

Each one has s smile and blushing cheeks. Many are used for pins. So cute.

74. This Valentine’s Day sheep pillow will inspire woolly feelings of warmth.

A couple of the sheep even have hearts on their fleece and are stacked against each other. So adorable.

A couple of the sheep even have hearts on their fleece and are stacked against each other. So adorable.

75. Keep your cold hands warm this Valentine’s Day with these candy heart mittens.

Contains candy hearts of different colors. Though the real stuff is chalky, the pattern is sweet.

Contains candy hearts of different colors. Though the real stuff is chalky, the pattern is sweet.

76. Send your V-Day gift with love in this crocheted tote bag.

It's pink with tiny red hearts on it. Now that I think of it, it's a great gift unto itself.

It’s pink with tiny red hearts on it. Now that I think of it, it’s a great gift unto itself.

77. A basket of roses for Valentine’s Day is always great for your front door.

This is called a rose wreath. But it's not a rose wreath. It's roses in a basket. Know the difference.

This is called a rose wreath. But it’s not a rose wreath. It’s roses in a basket. Know the difference.

78. These crocheted heart pillows have pockets for valentines.

Now you have a place to put your love notes. Well, if you have a sweetheart anyway.

Now you have a place to put your love notes. Well, if you have a sweetheart anyway.

79. This crocheted Valentine hat is all red with hearts.

Even has bows to go with it. Probably for some young girl but it's cute.

Even has bows to go with it. Probably for some young girl but it’s cute.

80. This rosy choker scarf will keep your neck nice and cozy.

Well, these are magenta roses. But it surely looks quite stylish to say the least.

Well, these are magenta roses. But it surely looks quite stylish to say the least.

81. Nobody can resist crocheted chocolates from a pink heart box.

Because they're soft and smushy. Love the heart decoration on the lid.

Because they’re soft and smushy. Love the heart decoration on the lid.

82. This rainbow heart mobile will delight any little ones with love.

Bet this is used for a little girl's room. Yet, I think it's a rather enchanting design.

Bet this is used for a little girl’s room. Yet, I think it’s a rather enchanting design.

83. Nothing beats a heart wreath with crocheted flowers.

Helps that the flowers aren't roses and are in different colors. Love the button centers.

Helps that the flowers aren’t roses and are in different colors. Love the button centers.

84. Catch the light with this Valentine heart suncatcher.

Well, it's certainly a valentine heart all right. Love how the glass around it makes up the lace.

Well, it’s certainly a valentine heart all right. Love how the glass around it makes up the lace.

85. Keep yourself warm this Valentine’s Day by curling up in a Valentine Hearts afghan.

Comes in a great patchwork design with hearts of red, pink, and purple. Love it.

Comes in a great patchwork design with hearts of red, pink, and purple. Love it.

86. Make your Valentine’s Day fancy with this doily of hearts.

Each red heart is surrounded with lace and has a pink bow. All in all, so beautiful.

Each red heart is surrounded with lace and has a pink bow. All in all, so beautiful.

87. This little Love Bug will melt your heart.

Or make your heart flutter you want to cuddle it. Oh, so adorable.

Or make your heart flutter you want to cuddle it. Oh, so adorable.

88. Look extra lovely this Valentine’s Day with these crocheted heart earrings.

Well, they might weigh heavy on me. However, they sure look quite cute.

Well, they might weigh heavy on me. However, they sure look quite cute.

89. This crocheted heart buddy just wants some love.

Here the heart is holding a cute little valentine. Love the bow on the head. Adorable.

Here the heart is holding a cute little valentine. Love the bow on the head. Adorable.

90. This amigurumi girl gives out her heart for Valentine’s Day.

Well, she's such a sweetie. Sure pink and red don't always go together. But here I make an exception.

Well, she’s such a sweetie. Sure pink and red don’t always go together. But here I make an exception.

91. If you like white roses, then you’d want to curl up with this crocheted Valentine’s Day pillow.

This one even has lace on the edging. Love it.

This one even has lace on the edging. Love the design, too.

92. A heart wreath of roses should come with a white wooden frame.

Doesn't hurt if the frame is decorated with berry branches. Still, the roses are beautiful.

Doesn’t hurt if the frame is decorated with berry branches. Still, the roses are beautiful.

93. Nothing says Valentine’s Day like a wall hanging of a red yo-yo heart.

By the way, yo-yo is the style. Don't ask me why. there are some quilting terms I don't understand.

By the way, yo-yo is the style. Don’t ask me why. there are some quilting terms I don’t understand.

94. This Valentine’s Day quilt of cascading hearts is surely a sight to see.

Well, it has a 3 dimensional look to it. Love the hearts coming down from a distance.

Well, it has a 3 dimensional look to it. Love the hearts coming down from a distance.

95. This V-Day quilt contains an urn with hearts of all kinds.

Each heart has different colors and patterns. So lovely if you ask me.

Each heart has different colors and patterns. So lovely if you ask me.

96. A Valentine’s Day wreath should have a heart of gold.

And it's surely an ornate one at that. Love how the small hearts make it look like a red snowflake.

And it’s surely an ornate one at that. Love how the small hearts make it look like a red snowflake.

97. There’s nothing sweeter than a V-Day wreath of chocolates.

Well, the chocolates aren't real. Love the saying "Life Is Sweet."

Well, the chocolates aren’t real. Love the saying “Life Is Sweet.”

98. For even more sweet times, you might enjoy this candy heart wreath.

Each heart has a sweet saying among a pastel wreath. So lovely.

Each heart has a sweet saying among a pastel wreath. So lovely.

99. Make Valentine’s Day a sweet occasion with a candy hearts bouquet.

It has fake pink roses on the top. But at least the candy hearts are put to better use.

It has fake pink roses on the top. But at least the candy hearts are put to better use.

100. This Valentine’s Day tree gives you all to love.

Because why put away the Christmas tree just yet when you can decorate it with hearts? Nevertheless, I'm not sure if I understand.

Because why put away the Christmas tree just yet when you can decorate it with hearts? Nevertheless, I’m not sure if I understand.

Calavera Inspired Craft Projects for Dia de los Muertos

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As you can see, Dia de los Muertos is a huge holiday in Mexico and it should surprise nobody that you’ll find plenty of Day of the Dead decorations through Pinterest and Google Search. Contrary to popular notions, Dia de los Muertos is not Mexico’s Halloween though both holidays do have similar traditions like dressing in costumes, partying, skull decorations, and trick or treating in some regions. Of course, traditions can vary from town to town. Though I have seen it presented this way. Seriously, it’s not. Nevertheless, since Mexicans are among the largest US ethnic groups as well as among the fastest growing that some horrible orange man with straw hair wants to build a wall on the US-Mexican border. So I advise everyone not to vote this fucktard for president and stick with Hillary Clinton regardless of how you feel about her e-mails. Moving on, it’s not uncommon for many Dia de los Muertos decorations to contain skulls otherwise known as calaveras. You know the decorated sugar skulls. They also have bright flowers and other Mexican motifs. So for your reading pleasure, I give you a treasure trove of Day of the Dead craft projects.

  1. Sit back and relax on this Mexican chair.
I don't think this could be done from scratch. But I do admire fine embroidery craftsmanship when I see it. Lovely.

I don’t think this could be done from scratch. But I do admire fine embroidery craftsmanship when I see it. Lovely.

2. There’s nothing more fitting than a plush skull with spiderwebs in its hair.

Even has dangling bones for earrings. And the spiderwebs are all different colors.

Even has dangling bones for earrings. And the spiderwebs are all different colors.

3. This rose headband would look great on any costumed Catrina.

Yes, people dress in costumes during this holiday. But I think this flower headband is pretty.

Yes, people dress in costumes during this holiday. But I think this flower headband is pretty.

4. Keep warm this Dia de los Muertos with this colorful quilt.

And yes, it has plenty of skulls on it for your heart's heart content. In triangle and square pattern.

And yes, it has plenty of skulls on it for your heart’s heart content. In triangle and square pattern.

5. No Day of the Dead could be without this crocheted Frida Kahlo doll.

Well, that's a dead Frida amigurumi doll no doubt. But I think she's supposed to look more decomposed.

Well, that’s a dead Frida amigurumi doll no doubt. But I think she’s supposed to look more decomposed.

6. Grace your mantle with these Day of the Dead nesting dolls.

As you can see, they all have skulls on them. They also have bright colors and symbols.

As you can see, they all have skulls on them. They also have bright colors and symbols.

7. Keep warm in the cold with this crocheted skull cap.

This one has blue flowers on it. Sure it's kind of freaky but it's well suited for Day of the Dead.

This one has blue flowers on it. Sure it’s kind of freaky but it’s well suited for Day of the Dead.

8. For your beautiful houseplants, this Frida Kahlo flower pot is for you.