There’s Valentine DIYs and then there are corazón crafts – if you know, you know! And even better- Spanish Valentine phrases to write on your projects.
From paper crafts to painting to mixed media, there’s a lot to unpack. So let’s get busy!
Corazón sagrado crafts + Spanish Valentine phrases
These are some I made and others I found online, and of course some from my crafty besties!
I learned this technique in Mexico from an artist who makes these for a living. It was such a magical experience, and now I can share it with you!
This is from my dear friend, Mark Montano. He is a genius at all the things! Look at these beautiful corazones he made, and he shows you how to make them too!
Rositabeas shows how to make embossed corazones, and then add gorgeous color!
This isn’t the full tutorial, but you can get the gist of how she painstakingly hand beaded these lovely earrings!
I made this and it is the HIT of my studio. Quite a contemporary take. It’s super easy but a bit time consuming, but soooo worth it! Check out my tutorial here.
There is no wrong way to draw a corazón sagrado, but if you want a guided lesson, here you go!
I could watch this over and over – so cool! I hope it inspires you!
These will work with air dry clay as well. I used fired ceramic clay, they came out so beautiful!
This would be great to make with a group of friends, and use different types of stamps and papers! This would be great to add Spanish Valentine phrases too! Another version – make corazones from paper lanterns!
Use this to stitch onto a jeans jacket, a tote, quilt, even jeans! Link.
OMG. This is so beautiful! Let’s try it!
Melted glass corazón sagrado
Visit a glass studio to create a work of art. I used small piece of glass to create this and then fired it in the kiln.
How gorgeous is this? If you are a quilter, check out this pattern you can purchase and use!
Paint your own pottery
Visit a local pottery studio and paint your own corazón sagrado on a mug or jewelry box like this. Visit MyPotteryPlace to find a studio near you – and ask for Crafty Chica bisque!
As promised, here are some Spanish Valentine phrases to use in your crafts!
Full transparency – I’m a pocha. Third-gen Mexi-American. I’m always learning and practicing my Spanish. But I do have a hired translator to help me, so rest assured, these are all wonderful phrases to use for your Valentine crafts.
First up – this infographic is from a site I love, called SpeakingLatino.com.
Here are some others:
Eres tan bella – you are so beautiful.
Tu y yo – You and me.
Te amaré para siempre – I will love you forever.
Bésame mucho – Kiss me a lot.
Estas en mi corazon – you are in my heart.
Feliz día de San Valentín – Happy Valentine’s Day.
Me gustos mucho – I like you a lot.
Eres mi amor – You are my love.
Thank you for checking out my post, this list could go on forever! I need to do a part two!