Crafting A Little Valentine's Cheer6:34 PM
I realized I really don't have Valentine's decorations at my house except for some glittered hearts that I seldom seem to bring out. It was time to get crafty!
Here is the first Valentine's vingette in our house. I made the "XO" art, and the plate of yarn balls. Pretty much a subtle nod to the holiday.
For my first project I used some of the yarn balls I made at Christmas, and then added many more small yarn balls. I like the mix of the soft pink and cream with the bright pink.
I added a couple of little touches - this heart was cut out of some glitter ribbon. It is attached to the yarn ball with a sequin pin.
And here is the butterfly ball I created at Christmas from French book pages using a butterfly punch.
So, yarn balls placed together, simply embellished. I think adding them to this vintage plate really pulls it all together.
The piece of art was quick and easy. I chose a X and O from my letter set - they fit perfectly on the $1 canvas found at Michael's last year. I just put a little piece of tape on the back of each letter so it won't be a problem to remove them later. I'm not sure if you can tell in the photo, but the decoration on the canvas is flocked. It gives the canvas more interest and dimension.
Hopefully I will come up with more Valentine's touches for around the house. I have a couple things in mind so it will just be a matter of taking the time, and putting my ideas together to see if they work.