Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Family Photo Valentines

One of our darling grandmas likes to give my kids cookie cutters at Valentines Day.  We have a LOT of heart shaped cookie cutters!  This year, we decided to make some decorations out of them, also using some of our left over Christmas cards.


Materials needed:
Cookie Cutters
Photos
scrapbook paper
elmers glue
glue stick
scissors
pencil
ribbon
beads

First, trace around the cookie cutter onto scrapbook paper and cut out heart.
Next, using glue stick, glue pictures to the hearts.
I tried to make this easy to see....
Knot the ribbon around the top of the cookie cutter.  Thread the ribbon through the bead, to keep the knot in place.  If you have a bead with a smaller hole, you may have to use a needle to get the ribbon through.  This was the hardest part of the project, and the part I had to do, instead of the kids.  bleh.
Knot the top of the ribbon together.

Dot elmers glue around the cookie cutter and place the heart on the glue.

Look at these cute girls working so hard!

Let them dry and you are all done!
Hang them on hooks, or from a frame.
And do you like these pictures!  They were taken by the talented Katie at Sweet Rose!


Linked today at Lil Luna, Sassy Sites, Sugar Bee, Chef in Training, Mommy by day crafter by night, Not just a housewife, Funky polka dot giraffe, Hope Studios, Shwin and Shwin, DIY by design, Ginger Snap, Blue Cricket Decor Chick It's overflowing Somewhat Simple, Lolly Jane


8 comments:

poindextr said...

very cute idea - looks like your kids had a lot of fun putting them together :)

Sankat said...

Those are adorable!! So clever.
BTW...I never got a card...hint hint ;) (don't worry, I don't feel bad)

Aimee - ItsOverflowing.com said...

This is SUPER CUTE!!! I'd love for you to come share it at my party, Overflowing with Creativity! The party just began!!! Thanks LOTS!!! XO, Aimee

Michelle Paige said...

Absolutely adorable! I love this idea! Would you be willing to link this up to my Valentine Link Party going on now? I'd love to have you! Thanks, Michelle
http://michellepaige.blogspot.com/2012/01/rockin-valentine-valentine-link-party.html

Michelle Paige said...

Thank you so much for taking the time to link up! I just love this idea!

Bonnie and Trish @ Uncommon said...

Adorable!! Love that your kiddos helped!! would love for you to link up to our Uncommonly Yours Link party!

www.uncommondesignsonline.com

Linda said...

Beautiful and fun also. Take care,

Linda

http://twosucculentsisters.blogspot.com/

Aimee - ItsOverflowing.com said...

Thanks for linking up! I'm your newest follower!! Just checking, did you see my Lisa Leonard giveaway yet?


XO, Aimee