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Working on Valentines Gifts

Starting on my valentines gift…
I’m creating mini hearts and unicorns piñatas for the little ones. Stuffing them with stickers, toys, pin buttons and more. The heart piñatas have two openings 1) that can be broken in half or 2) the right corner lid opening.

I’ve also been making cupcake toppers:

  1. Lay the paper down on its decorative side, 2″x7”
  2. Fold accordion style:
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  3. Glue each end to each other to create a circular fan.
  4. Punch a heart and glue in the center.
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Happy Love Week

heartblogYesterday, Pam said “Happy Love Week” instead Happy Valentine’s Day which made me wonder why we celebrate Valentine’s Day. According to History.com, “Each year on February 14th, many people exchange cards, candy, gifts or flowers with their special “valentine.” The day of romance we call Valentine’s Day is named for a Christian martyr and dates back to the 5th century, but has origins in the Roman holiday Lupercalia.”

Sweet and short definition that sum it all up. But I enjoy the beautiful tradition of courting someone, having the fluttery feelings (Butterflies in the stomach), or the love flourishing. Here are some of the stuff I made for the week: