This would be a neat Valentine's Day gift. if I could bring myself to punch holes in a book. Maybe I could use old magazines instead. Punch a hole in the shape of a heart into an old book and arrange them into a frame for a decoration.
Too cute for stairs. DIY Decorating Ideas: Chevron goes beyond fabric and walls. Add it to stair risers to bring character and personality to an often overlooked feature. Chevron Pattern on Stairs Tutorial
Use Burlap ribbon - How to make a decorative fancy bow tutorial. Step-by-step instructions and pictures. I will make you Christmas bows for your tree! Mine are a little bit different but these are nice.