valentine’s toys are easy to lurve

by mari

handmade plush valentine's animals and doll toys on etsy

I’m not usually into hearts and pink and frills. In fact, my parents poke fun at me every time they notice a wayward heart or pink sock attach itself to Birdie. I think I’ve learned to give in to the smaller “accents” and worry more about the full-on head-to-toe pink ensembles! Ah, parenting, it’s really all about compromise, isn’t it?

But when Valentine’s Day comes knocking? Suddenly we can allow hearts to appear in those extra-corny places and enjoy them for what they are. Lovely little symbols of love. I’m ok with that, I really am. How about you? Do you embrace the holiday or consider Valentine’s Day to be Hallmark’s evil mind-control device? Somewhere in-between perhaps?

heart me bunny cushion, kushkush, $32 | Custom Doll, Cara Carmina, $60
kitty dancing, dancing in the rain, $25 | mini Valentine’s bear, Gingiber, $10

By the way, I need your help. I’m thinking up some fun printables for Valentine’s Day as my little love token for all of my favorite readers (that’d be you!).
Any requests? Suggestions? Ideas? I’d love to get your input! Cards, paper dolls, paper toys, favor boxes, art prints, etc.? What’s your pleasure? What am I forgetting? Share in the comments, or chat with me on facebook or twitter!

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1 louise January 19, 2012 at 3:16 pm

These are adorable. I think I need to design some myself!! hmmmm….. Thanks for sharing!

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2 Miz Big January 19, 2012 at 9:20 pm

That’s my thoughts too – I think most of the toys I post about are things that inspire me for that one-future-day collection of toys I intend to design for me. :)
Keep me posted on your results!

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3 cara carmina January 21, 2012 at 8:45 pm

Oh thanks so much for featuring my dolls!!!! :D I`m so happy to discover your blog! is so cool!!!!! I`m going to look around! (feels so cozy here! lots of inspiration!) ;) big hug and have a happy v day! :D

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4 Miz Big January 21, 2012 at 10:46 pm

Thanks so much, pull up a chair and stay awhile!

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5 belinha January 22, 2012 at 4:55 am

Those are all so sweet!

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6 Miz Big January 22, 2012 at 7:58 am

Thanks Belinha, it would be hard to pick just one!

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