Valentine’s Craft

A while ago I thought about sending something nice to my mother for Valentine’s. I looked around and found this easy craft project… that of course I managed to make more complicated by adding two layers of decoupage and various accessories (glitter, pearls..) Still. They took about an afternoon to make and on the whole were a very satisfying project!

Heart shaped bookmarks

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You need the above. The cool thing is, you cut out the heart shaped bookmarks from corners of envelopes. Easy, quick, inexpensive!

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The layers. On the right, in white, is the cut-out envelope corner, ready to become a bookmark. Anti-clockwise is the napkin layer, and again anti-clockwise is the tissue background layer.

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Done! (awful photo, I know). Notice the glitter on the daisies and the pearls on the lower left bookmark. I like them..

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…do you? Which is your favourite?

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About Full Of Daisies

I am permanently in love. Things I like: purple, pasta, silk, autumn, the smell of mould, candles, cachi, having friends, water, new things, rice, eggs (all eggs!), fresh grass, olive trees, shiny things, glitter, hanging objects, windcatchers, wind, couscous, wasabi, carnivores, presents, snow, leaves, orchids, feathers, cappelletti, meat, fruit (all fruit), more del gelso (Morus alba L.), pigs, candles, christmas, polenta fritta!, separating egg whites from yokes in my hands, cartoons, dragons, the ocean, nudibranchi, cows, mercury (the metal), cosmos (the flowers), thunderstorms, Mika, turtles, acquariums, green and blue (mixed), siccamores, spring, snails, 24, porc with a sweet sauce (apple, cranberry, tomatoes jam), looking at a swimming pool upsidedown and underwater, english accent, open-minded people, driving, blue skies, checkered tablecloths, butterflies, books and cartoons in rhyme, painting eggs, the star-shadows that football players have, silver, laughing, Vivaldi, bells and chimes, white and purple, creating. Complete Happiness: Early morning. Sun, with a breeze; a pond with water lilies. A house, with a garden, full of plants. A vegetable patch, lemon, orange and mandarin trees. Cosmos everywhere. Birds in the trees; a tortoise eating the salad from the vegetable patch; a mammal (I couldn’t decide which one would make me happier) close by. No houses for as far as the eye can see. Me, a man that loves me and that I love. Friends coming over for a lunch that I have to prepare, and have all the ingredients for all ready in the kitchen.

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