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Happy Valentines Day!

Happy Valentines Day!
This year I made this adorable gift for my boyfriend. On a deck of cards, I thought of 52 reasons why I love him soo much (I could have easily come up with 1000 <3) I typed them out and cut them up. Some cards I glued the white paper on and cut out patterned hearts. The other cards I backed the white paper with the same patterned paper and glued them on.

12 Days Handmade Christmas Tutorials Day 8|Alphabet Crayons & lifeingrace - StumbleUpon If you’re new to the ’12 Days’, you may visit the previous days by clicking on the day you like: Day 1 Crayon Roll Day 2 Zippered Pouches Day 3 Appliqued Placemats Day 4 Quilted Potholders Day 5 Camera Strap Day 6 Embellished Dish Towels Day 7 Bean Bags Today’s guest poster needs no introduction to my readers. i am so happy that Edie asked me to be a part of her 12 Days! my name is meg duerksen. i blog over at whatever. i do not use capital letters because it’s easier not to. i am a mom to five goofy kids. i am a photographer. i love to do crafts with my kids. i love to sew. i love mr. duerksen. i love movies. but that’s enough about silly me and all the things i love….lets get crafty. i am going to show you how i recycle old crayons into really cute alphabet crayons. normally i would use a big box of old crayons….you know the kind…half used…kind of a mess. the kind that kids don’t want to use anymore. but today i used new crayons because i have used up all my old crayons. and happy too.

A Wordy Egg - Beyond Beyond | Beyond Beyond Over in Beyond Beyond towers we have one weakness, of the Achilles Heal variety and it is eggs. Scrambled, poached, sunny side up, boiled – whatever way you can imagine them we have had them in all the many fangled ways that you can imagine! What we have never had is an invitation in an egg and this exploded our minds not even blew them. So, if you want to fry people’s minds like eggs then you can learn how to make these eggtastic wonders here on Poppytalk. Droolsome, and after you make your message in an egg we like paprika and parma ham in our scrambled eggs. About the author I'm the big kahuna with the whole shebang.

Creative Kismet » Blog Archive » little guiding stars Since the new year has started I’ve been trying to think of ways to be more kind to my self. Especially when that nasty gremlins try to creep in and stump me. I remembered this origami star video on You Tube and had to get them involved in my plan. I thought it would be fun to make a whole bunch with kind words and “you are….” phrases inside. I made 60 of them, enough to last me the whole year if I open one a week, plus a few extra just in case. I used 12 x 12 inch scrapbook paper and cut 1/2 x 12″ strips, then followed the video HERE*. *UPDATE! Be Sociable, Share!

not martha - to make: papier-mache easter eggs - StumbleUpon For Easter I made papier-mache polka dotted eggs. I created them using small water balloons and tissue paper then I filled them with candy and toys and sealed them shut. The egg can hold a surprising amount of candy and the tissue paper seems delicate making for a delightfully heavy and yet fragile object, much like real egg. You’ll need: water balloons (they make the egg-iest shape)white tissue paper (one sheet will make about three eggs)colorful tissue paper (one sheet will make many eggs, so you don’t need much)a 3/4 inch hole puncha paint brush you don’t care much aboutliquid laundry starcha sturdy shot glass to hold your egg while you’re working with ita way to hang the balloons to dryenough time to let these dry overnight, and a few hours to let them dry after filling and sealing them (you’ve been warned) A cutting mat, wheel cutter and straight edge will come in very handy but aren’t completely necessary. Note: I tried a few variations on the starch. Why the loop?

Valentine's Day Breakfast Still searching for Valentine's Day gift ideas? Don't worry! How about preparing him/ her a special Valentine's Day breakfast in bed? - First, use cookie cutter to cut the bread - Then, cook the bread and egg until the egg white is fully cooked Tip: use low heat! - Draw some ketchup hearts This one was for my son. -Use the leftover bread to make a strawberry jam sandwich this could take all day: an easy valentine gift your hubby will really appreciate Do you love your husband? Do you want to make him a simple gift that he will absolutely LOVE? Do you not have a ton of time or inspiration for a crafty project? Then I'm you're girl. This little book is designed to hold the little things you "notice" that your husband does for you or your family. I so often overlook or under appreciate all the many little things he does every day for us. This year I decided it was time to make another "I notice" book. First off, let me say that I was totally inspired by the gals at my very favorite scrapbook store ever: Treasury of Memories. But if you're like me and wanted to do something a little smaller, and a little more replicatable (you know, cuz I have to make like 30 kits for my MOPS mamas) then read further. Step 1: Gather your supplies Step 3: measure and cut your feltTo make it easy, I did this project at 2" by 3", which is the size of a standard wallet photo. Step 5: cut notecardsTrim a handful of notecards down to 2" by 3".

Recycled Pillow Box Favors | Skip To My Lou - StumbleUpon You know that I save toilet paper rolls. They can be made into so many things — mummies, rockets, Uncle Sam hats, flower party favors………………. even cute pillow boxes perfect for a little favor! Fold in one side of the end. Then fold in the other side. Open back up and give the toilet paper roll a bit of paint. Give it a nice shine with a light coat of clear spray paint. Fill with candy and treats, fold back ends. How about some for Halloween? DIY Neon Bow Bag For some reason this cute little DIY never made it in during Neon Week, but it's just too sweet not to share, so in case you're needing a little neon added back into your life, here's a simple and fun project. You'll need fabric paint in your choice of colors, your bow paper punch from this project, freezer paper and a plain canvas tote. Cut out your strips of freezer paper and punch out your bows, then iron on your bag and start painting. Let paint dry and the carefully peel off freezer paper, and you're done!