Thursday, February 7, 2013

Felt roses and a Valentine frame for easy decor

I wanted something red to put on my candlestick for Valentines day.  So I made this little felt rosette ball that fit perfectly.  Bust out your hot glue gun and that felt from the basement and this project is done in like 30 minutes!  (Remember how these glass blocks were THE craft to make a few years ago?  Yeah, I still put mine you have one too??: )
Tennis balls!  Who knew?  I will admit I don't remember the prices exactly, but I went to get some Stryrofoam balls one day and they were kind of pricey!  A 3 pack of tennis balls was only $3 or $4, and worked great for this project!


This other project was even easier!  Raid your frame stash and paper stash and 
pick up some $.97 glitter hearts at Walmart:

The glitter hearts even came with the little sticky strip!  Bonus!!  I think it turned out pretty cute : ) 

Monday, February 4, 2013

What's been going on here + cute owl Valentine

So I have a few projects I meant to have posted by now!  BUT here's what the last couple weeks have looked like for us:
Needless to say, I've been dragging a bit.  I am seriously happy to say things are back to normal!  Isn't it crazy how bad things tend to happen all at the same time?  Our bad run seems to be over : )  Well, our kitchen tile still needs to be replaced but that's going to have to wait for our wallets to catch up.  Um, it's also really cold still; but that too has to wait....I sure hope your January was a little better than ours : )
Anyway... on with the cute owl Valentine!  My second grader needed to take a Show and Teach for her whole school class, so it needed to be easy but cute!  I found these fun little owls at a kid craft roundup at Second Chance to Dream.  There is a downloadable template for them too! 

Aren't they cute?!  My 8 year old had no trouble showing and teaching these and they were a hit!  I did feet on one and then decided I did not want to cut out 24 pair - they were pretty cute without too : )