Feb07 Valentine’s Sussies 2013

Oh my dear, Valentine’s Day is in 7 days! I’m a super fan of the holiday. Well, really, I’m a fan of any reason to throw a little sparkle on something and celebrate. One of my favorite things about holidays is the opportunity to hand make a little something to give away to the people I love and appreciate. One of my dearest friends calls these little somethings “sussies.” Apparently it’s a southern thing, and I think its adorable. So we’re going with it!

Here’s a roundup of some great DIY projects for making sussies for your friends, family, co-workers, or maybe even random neighbors and the mail man. It’s a perfect excuse to spread a little love!




Clockwise from the top left:

1. How adorable is this handmade card? All you need is birthday candles! [via Real Simple]

2. DIY Quill of DATE NIGHT Arrows?! Stop it right now. [via one of our most fave gals ever at Sugar & Cloth]

3. Little felt candle holders. Perfect quick and easy sussy! I especially love this one for co-workers and maybe for your kids to take to their friends at school. [via Purl Bee]

4. DIY treat bags. There are a million cute ways to make Valentine’s cookies and candies, but I think its ALL about the presentation. How adorable is this bag you can print yourself? [via Twig & Thistle]


Don’t you just love LOVE? Happy DIY-ing, ladies!

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