Monday, February 13, 2012

LAST MINUTE VALENTINES

Happy Monday and welcome back.  We are counting down to both Valentine's Day and the arrival of a very special visitor, tomorrow -- making this a fantastic Monday. Stockholm is an absolute Winter Wonderland and we enjoyed the chance to get out in the snow this weekend. Sun or snow -- I hope that you, too, have had a wonderful weekend and that your week is off to a great start.
24 hours 'til Valentine's Day. Today, I wanted to share these two, sweet ideas with you, if you're in need of a last minute Valentine. I was charmed by them both.



1) Ooh la la: French bonbon's wrapped in French newsprint! So chic! Frolic
(I love the use of honest to goodness, French "bon bon!") 
I am inspired by these from FROLIC  and wouldn't it be fun to wrap birthday-give-away-treats, in comic book pages for a "Super Hero Birthday, like this...Fun!

2) Funny Bone Valentine's: These make me think in "knock-knock jokes," which are very popular in our house. Find the how-to at:  blessthismessplease, here for how-to. 



AND: THANK YOU, DESIGNMOM!
"I hope that your Valentine Ice Art worked out beautifully, too!" If you don't know Gabrielle, already, at designmomgo!  And, if you have a little extra time, make these designmom's "3D lollipop Valentines." They are too cute for words. We made them last year and they are the only Valentine I ever want to make again. Instructions found here: 3D Valentines.
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5 comments:

  1. I have a 5 year-old and so I still have to sit through that knock-knock joke for endless amounts of time. I think those French bon-bon packets are adorable! Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thank you and Enjoy! Yes, the knock knock aspect of that one hit me and felt perfect for several Valentine's in my life, too! Happy Valentine's Day

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  2. Thanks for featuring the orange Valentine! I put a text link up on my blog under the "featured" category, but a "button" would be so cute! Do you have an image that I could link to you? It's such a cute blog and worth sharing!

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    1. Melissa - wonderful. Let me see what I can do! (... I am still new to the technical side of this) I'll email you. Gina

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  3. hi! i came across your blog through design mom. love your ice heart, it inspired me to try my own (but much smaller and not quite as pretty :) )

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Thank you!