Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Notebook

Valentine's Notebook

We had a little crafting session this week. As Valentine’s Day is fast approaching we used the theme of hearts to inspire us.   We bought some notebooks from Tiger. At £1 for 3 it was a bargain. We used a pencil with a rubber on the end as our printing tool. We mixed a number of different shades of pink. And we were off.

 

Valentine's Notebook 1

 

A sweet notebook to offer to your loved ones or a place to write love notes.

 

Have a fun Valentine’s

naomi x

Valentine Heart Wreath

For those of us that are missing the decor and splendour of Christmas and are slightly resisting the pull of 2013, I have a perfect something to straddle the gap.

The warmth of yarn, the rich colour associated with Christmas and l’amour,  tied together in a heart shaped wreath.

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To join me on this craft delight you will need:

→ Yarn
→ Heart shaped wreath. I found this in QD.
You may be able to fashion a heart with ‘chicken’ wire from a DIY shop.
→ A glass of Merlot [just don’t spill it on your cream rug like me] and the last of the Quality Street.

There are no complicated steps to explain as you just simply wrap the yarn around your wreath.

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Keep going until all is covered. I used a knitting needle to thread the yarn into the back but you can jam it in with your fingers just as effectively!

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With your beautiful Valentine’s inspired wreath choose a location to show it off and embrace the winter months.

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I may add it on our photo wall or hang it outside…

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It looks so sweet with the Christmas lanterns that I think I will make them span the two festivities.

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Please excuse the strange marks on my door. Yes, I am that woman who cleans her door so it looks cute in a photo! As the light was fading I had to snap shots quickly and had no time to dry it down. Clean door fail.

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I have 2 hearts left still to decorate. I’ll let you know what I come up with.

Any plans chez vous to decorate the Valentine’s month?

♡naomi

Valentine Heart Transparencies

A little project for little hands.

In trying to use up my stash of transparencies we had a valentine themed activity.

You will need:

→ Transparencies and paper
→ Permanent pens
→ Floor or table cover mat [permanent pens and carpets are not best friends!]
→ Scissors
→ Hole punch
→ String or ribbon
→ Cup of tea

I drew some heart shapes on paper and placed the transparency on top.

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Let your littlie colour and trace their own hearts. Lovely for practicing fine motor skills.

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Together or solo cut out your hearts.

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Then hang wherever your hearts desire!

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She was so proud to see her hearts hanging on her mobile in her room. I have a feeling these may stay here all year round. 

These dont have to just be for littlies…I’m sure some elaborate and beautiful ones could be made by adults. Have fun!

♡naomi