The Handmade Wedding Blog

Crafty Straws {FREE Tutorial!} + Heart-Shaped Treats {1}

It’s an Emmaline Bride Valentine Weekend! Since Valentine’s Day is coming up quickly (it’s only one week away!) we thought this weekend might be a fun way to share some of our favorite handmade valentine’s day items + ideas. This way, you’ll have one entire week to get crafty and try out some fun new project ideas. We will be posting all weekend long, so keep checking in for more inspiration. Enjoy!

Check out this fabulous {free!} crafty straw tutorial by Papermash spotted via Pinterest via

crafty straw diy

crafty straw valentine

{ download the full template here } Papermash offers the red striped straws for purchase here. And, since we always love to add a little handmade variety. Add these straws to the mix by Emerald + Ella:

polka dot straws

yellow and white stripe straws

You can find milk bottles like these here

glass milk bottles

You’re going to need some beautiful ribbon… we love this soft pink + green by The Lonely Heart:

Don’t forget the doilies! You can buy heart doilies at your local craft store or make them yourself with a bit of creativity + a paper punch. This one is adorable! Available for purchase here.

heart punch

We love us some yummy Rice Krispy Treats, and these were too adorable to keep to ourselves! Spotted via Pinterest with the full how-to by Lisa Kisch:

rice krispy treat hearts

rice krispy treat hearts

I think everyone knows how to make Rice Krispy treats but grab the full how-to here where we spotted these cute little hearts.

More coming up soon!


RELATED:  7 New Rustic Chic Wedding Ideas from JoBlake on Etsy

This post may contain affiliate or sponsorship links. See disclosure page for details.

Leave a Comment

5 Comments on "Crafty Straws {FREE Tutorial!} + Heart-Shaped Treats {1}"

February 5, 2011

Very cute idea! I love the vintage look of these. They would be cute with vintage place cards.

February 7, 2011

Pam, I agree! You can incorporate any color palette, too. Thanks for stopping by!


Its Valentine’s Day Craft Weekend @ EB! They’re Bringing you their Favorite Handmade Valentine Items! @emmalinebride


You'll Also Love