Creations, Things to be Thinking about in January


Okay, so I know we’re all about new beginnings,

reorganizing, decluttering and deep cleaning,

making New Year’s resolutions and living better, healthier…

but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun too!





Just ahead is Valentine’s Day,

let’s think of some fun things we can do now to get ready





I would love to make an over the top door decoration like this Queen of Hearts one from Etsy, it was priced at $290 and is sold out!!





Much more affordable is painting clear ornaments or glassware with hearts, tutorial here





Make a Valentine Chalkboard with lots of love





Think about the perfect sweet treat for your Valentine

It could be something extra simple like these

2 Bite Cherry Pies





or something more elaborate like

Raspberry Cheesecake Trifle





How about some hand painted cards?





There is an easy tutorial here than even non-artists can do




Maybe you should surprise your Valentine with a homemade coffeecake for breakfast like this

Raspberry Orange Coffee Cake with Almond Streusel





Or, even easy Cinnamon Roll Surprise Buns will win many a heart of all ages!





Isn’t this more fun than cleaning out a stuffy closet??





❤️  ❤️  ❤️


I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Meal Plan Monday  Dishing it & Digging it,   Between Naps on the Porch,

Merry Monday   Make it Pretty Monday    Celebrate and Decorate,

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Full Plate Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things  Creatively Crafty   Home Matters 

Weekend Potluck   Sweet Inspirations   Happiness is Homemade

25 Responses to “Creations, Things to be Thinking about in January”
  1. Lynn says:

    I think I need to go pick up some grape tomatoes:@)

  2. The queen of hearts wreath is amazing, but the price…ouch! I would rather have some trifle and coffee cake, please. Have a wonderful Thursday❤️

  3. Jodi says:

    oh that raspberry orange coffee cake!!! I want some so bad right now. Love the tomato hearts too!

  4. I think I need to paint some valentines. This might be a painting weekend. I deprived myself until Christmas was down and the house had maintained some form of order. And I’m getting very itchy to put brush to paper again! I love the heart wreath painting!

    • I have been doing a daily challenge this month, and it’s not easy to keep up with, but it does get me drawing for at least a few minutes everyday. I am hoping to start a large painting this weekend, supposed to be rainy…

  5. Sharon Mann says:

    HI Jenna – you have taken hearts to a whole new level.

  6. Thanks for putting Valentine’s Day on my radar!

  7. pattyanneart says:

    You always have so many great ideas! ❤️❤️
    Thank you, Jenna!
    I would love a piece of that coffee cake too..

  8. thefrenchhutch says:

    Jenna, you are just full of wonderful ideas for beginning the new year. I love the wreath, but that price!!! I’m sure you could make one equally fabulous. Love the chalkboard and trifle, yum………

  9. anne says:

    Thank you for sharing the QofH wreath. I am going to bookmark this page and use it as inspiration for my interpretation of it!

  10. Yummy ideas! And that door decoration is amazing. I bet you could make one, Jenna!

  11. Cyndi Raines says:

    Yummy recipes, all sound so very tempting! Yes,it’s coming fast and will add a pop of color to the decor. I bet you could create one at a fraction of the cost.

  12. Kitty says:

    I hope you copycat and make that Queen of Hearts wreath, Jenna. That raspberry orange coffee cake has me drooling. The chalkboard is so fun, and of course, all your hearts are beautiful.

  13. Julie says:

    Hi Jenna, I love this post on featuring a lot of things to make for Valentine’s Day and food too. Thanks for sharing this at our Cooking and Crafting with J & J. Enjoy the week.
    Julie xo

  14. Kari says:

    Love the queen of hearts but not the price. I agree with everyone else…coffee cake for me. Thanks for all the tips. Hugs

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