be mine & giveaway

Valentines is NOT one of favorite holidays. Probably because, I have not had a Valentine for almost a decade. No matter… my little divas are always fun to shop and decorate for. And as a velentines treat to my readers, leave a comment on any of the posts this weekend and on Monday a lucky winner will get a fun CHA prize package including – Papers from Echo Park, Making Memories Bravissimo, and more!

Hanging in our entrance hall are these big hearts. Each heart is a little umder 12″ and decorated in its own special way. Keep reading for a close up and instructions for each one. I am thinking about cutting some vinyl saying  to go right above it…we’ll see.

supplies: patterned paper, sticker (Echo Park Paper) trim (Fancy Pants) german glass glitter (meyer imports) metal charm (the Girls Paperie)

  1. Freehand cut a heart shape from patterned paper.
  2. Using hot glue, adhere shredded tissue to the edges of the heart, on the back side.
  3. Embelish with stickers and charm.
  4. Glitter a small chipboard heart with teh glass glitter and glue to the project.
  5. A ribbon hanger.

supplies: die cut heart (Bazzill) adhesive (Creatopia by Xyron) German glass glitter (Meyer Imports) flowers (Prima)

  1. Run the die cut heart through the Xyron to apply permanent adhesive to.
  2. Glitter entire piece, shaking off excess glitter.
  3. Adhere flowers and ribbon for hanging.

supplies: die cut heart (Bazzil) adhesive (Creatopia by Xyron) stickers (Echo Park Paper) rosettes (Imaginesce)

  1. Assemble rosettes  adding a little bling to some of the centers  and set aside.
  2. Just like above, glitter the front of the die cut heart.
  3. Adhere border sticker across center of heart. *
  4. Adhere rosettes to heart.

*note: Stickers may not stick to the glittered surface, if you have trouble, just use a little hot glue to make it stick.

supplies: patterned paper,sticker (Echo Park Paper) crepe paper (party supply) german glass glitter (Meyer Imports)

  1. Freehand cut two hearts, one sligtly larger and wider than the other.
  2. Begin by glittering the smaller heart.
  3. Working on the back side of the glittered heart, add the ruffle of crepe paper using hot glue.
  4. Adhere to the smaller ruffled heart to the front of the larger one and adhere the sticker.

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I am a self proclaimed crafty girl with a love for everything from paper to pixels. I can often be somewhere online while I am waiting for the paint to dry on my latest experimentation. I am a social marketing professional whose passion for delicious food and good cooking began as a young girl. A mother of three voracious, food loving daughters (including one vegan). I am a California girl currently living in Happy Valley, UT.

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  1. Mary W

    Anna!! Love the valentines! They are SO BEAUTIFUL!!! Just love ’em all and all of your stuff too!!!!!!!

  2. allie.duckienz

    Wow, LOVE! I am engaged and planning my wedding (13 months so plenty of time still). I love the idea of these as wedding decorations! Thanks for sharing xxx

  3. Ronda

    I love this idea! It’s very cute and I like the uniqueness of each heart. TFS a great idea and a giveaway too.

  4. Reneecrops

    Your blog must have been waaaay busy. I had a terrible time getting on. Anyway – I love your hearts! I enjoy hearing you on paperclipping, and I know you go all out for Christmas, but it looks like Valentines Day isn’t shabby either!! Thank you for the chance to win!

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