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Free Printable Valentines Day Design: You Are My Happily Ever After

Free Printable Valentines Day Design: You Are My Happily Ever After

 Download this adorable hand-lettered Valentines Day free printable with PNG cut file.

Need a quick addition to your Valentine's Day decor? This cute word art is in the shape of a heart and can be printed or cut out of craft vinyl to create an adorable Valentine's Day decoration.

Valentine's Day Crafts

To cut the design out of vinyl, download the PNG version, then open it in Silhouette Studio. Click on the Trace function, select the image, then hit "TRACE." Resize the image to fit whatever you're putting it on, then cut!

Trace PNG file in Silhouette Studio

If you would rather print the design onto paper, I have three versions available for you:

Valentines Day Crafts

The pink, rainbow and black designs can be downloaded, then resized to fit what you need. Stick it in a picture frame, use it as a Valentine's Day card, whatever you want! It would be gorgeous to use as wedding decor too.

valentines day cards

For personal use only, please.

Free printable Valentines Day decor and free cut file. You are my happily ever after. #valentinesday #valentinesdaydecor #freeprintable #silhouette
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Jennifer V.
11 Favorite Hobby Lobby Finds

11 Favorite Hobby Lobby Finds

It's no secret that I have a love affair with Hobby Lobby. Don't get me wrong, I love all craft stores. But there's just something about Hobby Lobby that makes my heart pitter patter. So today I thought it would be fun to take you shopping with me. I want to share all of my favorite Hobby Lobby finds with you. These are the things you don't want to miss next time you go. The best of the best at Hobby Lobby!

Hobby Lobby Finds

Thank you to my partners at Hobby Lobby for sponsoring this post. All opinions are mine alone.

1. Home Decor

Hands-down my favorite part of Hobby Lobby is the home decor. They have so many great items: giant wall art, cute wooden signs, mirrors, chalkboards, calendars, shelf decor, stylish storage baskets and bins, vases, clocks... you name it, they've got it! Here are a few of the home decor pieces that caught my eye:

Hobby Lobby Decorations

The giant wall clocks would be perfect for filling up a big blank space. And those pretty blue tinted glass jugs? I bought one:

Blue Glass Jug
White Kitchen Remodel

It's the perfect decoration for my kitchen island! A few months ago I snagged these galvanized metal baskets to hang on either side of the art above my couch. Here's a view from back at Christmas time:

Hobby Lobby Wall Decor

I change out the fillers and decor seasonally. In a few more weeks, I'll be able to add back in my spring florals! Yay!

2. Decorative Knobs and  Hooks

Have you ever walked down the knob aisle at Hobby Lobby? Boy, oh boy. They have dozens and dozens of gorgeous knobs.

Hobby Lobby Knobs

In fact, they have so many pretty styles that I couldn't pick just one. So I switched out the plain knobs on my craft room desk and picked all different mismatched knobs just so I could have an excuse to buy some of my favorites! 

Craft Room

3. Fabric

My next favorite thing to buy at Hobby Lobby is fabric. They have super on-trend prints and even carry home decor weight fabric and cute knits... which are really hard to come by at most fabric stores! Here are a few fabrics that I fell in love with:

Hobby Lobby Fabric

I bought the bottom fabric a few months ago and I plan to recover the chairs in my craft room with it. That navy floral may come home with me for some throw pillows and the pink and white gingham would be so pretty in my girls' room!

Here are two projects I've made in the past with Hobby Lobby fabric:

Hobby Lobby Fabric
Polka Dot Easter Skirts

The matching polka dot skirts for my girls were for Easter. My youngest was so small then... and could you just die from the cuteness of her sad little face?! Be still my heart!

I also used Hobby Lobby fabric to make this super easy sewing machine dust cover. 

Hobby Lobby Fabric
Easy Sewing Machine Cover

4. General Craft Supplies

Every craft store has craft supplies... duh. But Hobby Lobby really stands out for a few specific craft items in my mind.

Hobby Lobby Craft Supplies

  1. Their glitter is amazing and a good price, too. 
  2. They have the biggest selection of patterned felt I've ever seen.
  3. Their ribbon is the cutest and a lot of the patterns coordinate with their fabric lines, so that gives you some really fun options for crafting.
  4. They also have awesome wrapping paper, especially at Christmas time... the rolls are HUGE and the paper is really thick and nice.

Another favorite are these rolls of patterned craft paper:

Hobby Lobby Paper

I bought the black and white pattern to line some drawers in an old dresser. Having such a long piece of paper really opens up the project possibilities. 

And I can't talk about favorite craft supplies without mentioning this felt ball garland:

Hobby Lobby Decorations

It's so adorable I bought two. 'Nuff said. 

Giant DIY Magnetic Chalkboard
DIY Magnetic Chalkboard Art Station

5. Yarn

Hobby Lobby has their own brand of yarn, so when you walk down the yarn aisle, you'll see yarns you never knew existed. Whenever I'm dreaming up a knitting or crochet project, I start at Hobby Lobby. I was there a few days ago and noticed they have a good selection of super bulky yarn that would be great for arm knitting. This is how we feel about Hobby Lobby yarn:

Hobby Lobby Yarn

I crocheted a baby blanket for my new nephew this past summer and the yarn is incredibly soft, but not hairy and has the prettiest two-tone color. It was a dream to work with.

6. Floral

Confession: sometimes in the dead of winter, I like to walk down the floral aisles at Hobby Lobby and pretend it's spring.

Hobby Lobby Flowers

Here's a tip for you in the floral department. The flowers in the front that are sold individually are much more expensive than the flower bunches like the ones in the picture above. Whenever I have a floral project, I head straight to the back of the floral department and try to find a bunch of flowers. Then I cut them apart to use for whatever I need.

Remember this project? The flowers are from Hobby Lobby.

Floral project ideas

And who could forget this project? The flowers and the metal tire are from Hobby Lobby, and I saw that both items are back in stock this spring. Last year, the tires sold out in about a week, so if you want one, RUN.

Metal Tire Wreath
Farmhouse Tire Wreath

7. Planners

This Agenda 52 planner is what I'm using for 2018 and I am so excited about it. It's super functional and stinkin' cute and the stickers make it fun to plan out my crazy life.

Cute Planners

8. Unfinished Wood

We have enough scrap wood left over from our house remodeling that I could probably make craft projects for years. But sometimes it is so nice to just buy instead. Look at all these blank wood signs just waiting for some crafty goodness:

Hobby Lobby Unfinished Wood

Like a fall sign...

DIY Farmhouse Fall Sign

Hobby Lobby Wood Slices

or a good wood slice craft!

Wood Slice Crafts

If you want little wood slices, Hobby Lobby is the place to go. Best selection and best price too!

Wood Round Crafts

9. Seasonal Decor

Whenever I get the itch to decorate for holidays, I stop by Hobby Lobby. Right now they've got Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day and Easter decor out on the shelves and I am seriously considering going back for the little Valentines Day camper in this picture. Can you spot it? Ridiculously cute!

Hobby Lobby Holiday Decor

10. Glass Jars

Hobby Lobby has an entire aisle of glass jars. That's a lot of jars!

Best place to buy decorative glass jars

That's where I found these cuties I used for my spice rack:

DIY Spice Rack

The button jars in this photo are old Smuckers jars my husband's grandma collected her buttons in and gave to me when she died, but it's still a cute way to use glass jars.

Craft Room Storage

11. Kids Room and Nursery Decor

Now that our kitchen remodel is done, I'm starting to get the itch to fix up the bedrooms. Once I paint the walls, I'll be heading to Hobby Lobby for kids room decor. These are just a few of the displays that had me swooning.

Hobby Lobby Decorations

The dinosaur stuff? I might have another baby just so I can decorate a nursery with that. Seriously though.

Well there you go, my favorite Hobby Lobby finds. Thanks for shopping with me! The weather outside might be frightful, but Hobby Lobby is always delightful. Ha!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Hobby Lobby. The opinions and text are all mine.

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Jennifer V.
Free Printable Calendar 2018 Roundup

Free Printable Calendar 2018 Roundup

Free printable calendar roundup for 2018. With 25+ calendars to choose from, you're sure to find a design you love!

Printable Calendar

Have you decided on your calendar for 2018? There are so many different styles and designs available for free online that I thought it would be helpful to compile a list of the best free printable calendars available. Cruise through all of these choices, pick your favorite, then get it printed out so you can enjoy it for the rest of the year.

Let's get started!

Studio DIY's 2018 printable calendar is funky, colorful and completely fun. Each month has a different happy design and the project is made to print on 8.5x11 paper.

Free Printable Calendar
Studio DIY Free Printable Wall Calendar

Next up is this pretty calendar from On Sutton Place. Each month features cute graphics that coordinate with the seasons and holidays. She has some bonus planner pages available to print also. You do have to enter your email address for access, which will subscribe you to her newsletters, but she shares awesome content year-round, so is that really a bad thing?

Free Printable Calendars
On Sutton Place Free Printable Calendar
The Puerto Rican duo at Colorful Disaster have a gorgeous watercolor + inspirational quote calendar available to print. Their blog is written in Spanish, but it's pretty easy to see the blue button at the bottom of the post to click on for the download from Google Drive.

Printable Calendars
Colorful Disaster Watercolor 2018 Calendar
Short Stop Designs is giving away this adorable calendar that features different seasonal patterns across the top. I'm loving her design choices. The month of May features some seriously cute flamingos. She is offering landscape and portrait versions of the calendar.

Printable Monthly Calendar
Short Stop Designs 2018 Calendar
Amy at Delineate Your Dwelling is offering a black-and white, bold, graphic hand-lettered calendar free to anyone who signs up for her newsletter. I'm loving her style!

Calendar Printable
Delineate Your Dwelling 2018 Free Printable Calendar

Botanical Paper Works is offering four different calendars free this year. The geometric print is my favorite, but they also have a chalkboard style, a calendar featuring eco-friendly tips and one full of inspirational quotes, so be sure to check out all four.

Printable Weekly Calendar
Botanical Paper Works 2018 Printable Calendars

A Piece of Rainbow has outdone herself this year with three different printable calendars. My favorite is the floral print calendar, but she also has a minimalist black-and-white version and a really unique 3D geometric ball calendar that you just have to see. Each month is separate in the floral print calendar, so you have to open it, then open the image full-sized, then right-click to save, which is kind of a pain, but who cares... those floral designs are gor-geous!

Printable Blank Calendar
A Piece of Rainbow Printable Calendar 2018
Landeelu has a very basic monthly calendar with different colored banners across the top. She has a horizontal version and a vertical version, so you can choose what works best for you.

Blank Printable Calendar
LandeeLu 2018 Printable Calendar
It's Always Autumn has a really cool template and tutorial to make your own photo calendar magnets. It's such a fun idea, and she walks you through all of the steps.

Photo Calendar Template
It's Always Autumn Photo Calendar Magnets
The Handmade Home is offering a huge free planner for 2018 and it is gorgeous. Totally looks like something you would buy. They have two different sizes and tons of options for customizing. This is a really thoughtful, well-planned calendar. Call me impressed.

Monthly Calendar Printable
Free Printable Planner from The Handmade Home
Colleen at Lemon Thistle is the queen of hand-lettering and everyone eagerly awaits her new calendar each year. She has a traditional calendar and a perpetual calendar that's perfect for remembering birthdays, anniversaries, etc.

Printable Calendar Free
Hand-Lettered Free Printable Calendar 2018
Rebecca at Simple as That has a really soft and pretty printable calendar that I think you'll love.

Monthly Printable Calendar
2018 Printable Calendar from Simple as That
I'm a sucker for polka dots and floral, so of course I love the design Sparkles and Sunshine chose for her printable calendar. To download it for free, you do have to subscribe to her newsletter.

Free Printable Calendar Templates
Floral and Polka Dot Printable Calendar 2018
This one might be my favorite of all... because it's a craft themed calendar! Each month Vanessa from Tried and True has designed a different craft graphic for you to enjoy. LOVE. IT.

free printable monthly calendar
2018 Craft Themed Printable Calendar
Mistiina has a cool, modern and colorful calendar for printing. I haven't visited her site before, but she has lots of other awesome printables too that I can't wait to try!

Printable calendar pages
Colorful Modern Printable Calendar from Mistiina

The Cottage Market is sharing the cutest Harry Potter Watercolor printable calendar. Each month features a different Harry Potter character beautifully illustrated in watercolor. You do need to download each month separately by right clicking and saving, but this calendar is worth it if you love HP.

Blank Calendar Printable
Harry Potter Printable Calendar

Want something totally unique? Intuitive Collective created a lovely zodiac calendar and it's really well done. It's another free printable that requires signing up for their newsletter and then they email you the file.

Free Calendar Printable
Zodiac and Moon Phase Free Printable Calendar
Clementine Creative created a beautiful and colorful hand-lettered calendar and she even gives you the choice of a Sunday-start or Monday-start format.

free printable monthly calendars
Clementine Creative 2018 Printable Wall Calendar
By Dawn Nicole's 2018 printable calendar is also hand-lettered, her specialty. I love how the name of each month is a rainbow of colors. SO well designed and pretty! It's set to print at a 5x7" size and also has the option of Sunday or Monday start.

Calendars Printable
By Dawn Nicole 2018 Calendar
The Cottage Market has a second free printable 2018 calendar that is just too cute. It's a collection of watercolor animal prints, a different one to bring a smile to your face each month throughout the year! Even if you don't want to print this calendar, you should at least go look at all of the cute animals.

free printable calendars
Watercolor Animals 2018 Free Calendar

This next calendar takes the cake for making me laugh. It's a LAZY SLOTH calendar! hahahaha. Way to go, Slap Dash Mom, you made my day. This is another right-click-to-save printable with each month downloaded separately.

calendar printable free
Slap Dash Mom Lazy Sloth Calendar 2018

Printables and Inspirations has a pretty floral calendar with a monthly view, weekly view, printable notes page and 31 day log, so lots of options for customizing this design to fit your needs.

Pretty Calendar
2018 Calendar Printable from Printables and Inspirations
Kiddy Charts created a calendar designed for kids, so this would be a great one to hang in a child's room. Each month features cheerful, child-like seasonal art and I think it would be really fun to let your child add to the scene with stickers or drawings of their own.

Calendar for Kids
2018 Printable Calendar for Kids
If you'd like a no-fuss calendar with space for writing notes at the bottom, I Heart Naptime has a great calendar for 2018. Print a pretty turquoise version or stick with the more cost-effective black ink version.

Modern Calendar
I Heart Naptime Printable Calendar 2018
Want a small desk calendar? Clean and Scentsible has a great version to download that is meant to print at 3.5x5" size. I love the way she has it displayed on a cute clipboard.

Desk Calendar Printable
Free Printable Mini Desk Calendar 2018
And I'll end with this colorful beauty from Lovely Indeed. It's an easy download and very cute.

Wall Calendar
Lovely Indeed 2018 Printable Calendar
So which calendar caught your eye? I'm torn between a few different options, so I might be printing more than one! 
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Jennifer V.
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