Category Valentine

My Valentine

I enjoy crafting for holidays. I think because it gives me a reason to make something. And, I really enjoy decorating for each holiday, so I get a chance to display what I’ve made. Right now, I’m getting ready for Valentine’s Day. I made this embellished heart. It reminds me of the vintage candy boxes that are so beautiful.

I don’t know what I’ll do with it yet. I might make it into a card. Or, I may try to find a box to adhere it to and make my own vintage candy box. Then I can fill it with candy and have two treats in one! 🙂

I cut out a heart from a piece of vintage fabric and stitched it to a heart cut from sheet music. Then I stitched a crepe paper ruffle and adhered it to the back of the sheet music heart.

I then adhered the heart to a large pink doily and began embellishing...

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Sisterly Love

This past week’s Theme Thursday challenge is vintage children, a favorite subject of mine. I spent a few minutes last night creating something. I’m ready to create for Valentine’s Day, so that’s what I did.

I started with a base of patterned paper from Making Memories and stitched on a ribbon scrap. Then I stitched on a photo of two little girls.

I surrounded them with a bouquet of pink and red flowers from Prima and Fancy Pants. The heart pin is from Maya Road. I made a title with my Dymo label maker and added a scrap of pink seam binding at the top.
I’m still not finished with my December Daily album, so I doubt that I’ll do that again! Time to move on to the next holiday…
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