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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Valentine DIY





My aunt told me about The Great Valentine Swap and I signed up as soon as I could.  You send three handmade valentines to strangers and will get three valentines made by strangers in return. How fun is this?! 

For my valentines I decided to make a winners pin out of felt. I cut all the shapes out of felt and then glued them together.  For the ribbon portion I just stitched some embroidery thread to add a little detail.  I made the valentine portion out of paper and vintage layaway tags.  I almost wrote "Valentine you are my favorite pin" but decided to go with the above.  I tied some bakers twin around the pin and valentine and then sent those babies in the mail!  

I hope the ladies enjoy their valentines.  It was so much fun to make something for someone you don't even know. 

I also shared a little DIY video about them on Vine (my user name is CaseyBovee) too.  How do you guys feel about that app? I have mixed feelings! 

5 comments:

  1. I received my Valentine it is absolutely wonderful! Thank you for all of the love and energy you put into it! http://bee-here-now.com/2013/02/14/an-auntie-peaches-valentines-day/

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    1. Oh I am so glad you got it and liked it! This was such a fun thing to do!

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  2. Just received mine in the post, thank you so much. How great is this idea. This year was my first time doing the swap I'll be sure to do it again next year......feeling the love all the way down here in Australia too

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