Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Valentine's Day Projects

Last week, I hosted a fun craft night.  Well, it is always a fun night when there are crafts and gals involved.  We made personalized conversation hearts, heart book page wreaths and not so valentiny (is that a word?) name tiles.

My favorite was the valentine hearts!  I saw them on pinterest and quickly pinned them to my Valentine board.  The idea is from The Peanut Paintshop.  And what a great idea it is!

This is something you can do at home.  First, get large hearts from your nearest Hobby Lobby.  (If they don't have enough, you can place an order.  For the craft night I ordered 50!) They are around $1.50.  I checked Micheal's, but sadly they don't carry them.  Second, choose your paint colors.  I opened up a pack of conversation hearts in the store to try my best at matching the colors.  Third, paint your hearts and let them dry.  Fourth, put on your vinyl names.  You could also use letter stickers from any craft store.  Fifth, use your trusty hot glue gun to adhere ribbon to the backs of the hearts.  ( I found this cute polka dot ribbon at Micheal's and at Walmart.)


For the top, I tied a knot, trimmed the edges, and then singed them with a lighter so they wouldn't fray.  Lastly, hang and admire!

Check out one of my friends' conversation hearts seen on her new blog Creative Preschool Resources.

I am linking up at Whipperberry and Every Creative Endeavor.
And...Tatertots and Jello

Saturday, January 14, 2012

My First Feature!

I love to find new blogs!  Here is a fun one that featured my post on making a T-shirt scarf. Yippee!!!  I can hardly believe it!  Go on over to check out this great blog Reduse, Reuse, UPcycle!

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

January Craft Night

It's time to get crafty!  Choose a craft from my ideas (or should I say ideas I found on Pinterest) or bring something you want to work on.  January craft night will be on the 20th at 7:30pm.  I know that is coming up quickly, so look at your calendar and decide now if you would like to come.  For the vinyl tiles I need to know at the latest by January 14th, and the other projects by January 16th.  Come and have some fun!

#1- Vinyl Tiles- $12 (Includes 12 x 12 tile, vinyl.)  These  make great gifts or something fun for your home.

#2- Personalized Conversation Hearts-  $4 each heart (includes wood heart, name in vinyl, paint and ribbon,  as seen on The Peanut Paintshop.

#3- Valentine Book Heart Wreath- $7 each (includes wreath form, hot glue, ribbon, bring your own book to punch hearts from)  as seen on Flower Patch Farmgirl.