Keeping it Simple: Fun Homemade Valentine : Star Wars Glow Stick Valentine {No candy}

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Fun Homemade Valentine : Star Wars Glow Stick Valentine {No candy}

Remember that I'm Scrooge when it comes to Valentine's Day?  Luckily I'm loving making these Valentines for my boys and I'm starting to enjoy the holiday a little more :)

One of my favorite things about having this blog is all of the other bloggers I have found and seeing the amazing talent you all have.  I especially love when I find the prefect Valentine for my 5 year old!!  Megan from Brassy Apple made a light saber with a glow stick and I knew that I wanted to do just that for him!

This was so easy to do and I love how they turned out!  
This is how I made it:
1) I took a picture of my son, holding his light saber.
2) I then put words on picture 
3) I printed the pictures out and then put a slit at the top of the light saber and inserted a glow stick.  
Crack the glow stick and the light saber actually glows, I love it!!

I also found some Star Wars fruit snacks, so my son will give those to his class also.  

20 comments:

  1. These are SO clever! My son will want to make these I'm sure!

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  2. Now that is just adorable! My son would love this!!

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  3. Wow that is so clever!!
    www.craftingrebellion.com

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  4. Love these!! I am emailing these to my 26 year old brother...he is a star wars freak!

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  5. this is by far the best valentine I have ever seen!! My kids all love Star wars! what a great idea!!
    I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.

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  6. What a great idea! I would love it if you would share it at our sharing party at http://craftymomsshare.blogspot.com/2012/02/sharing-saturday-6.html. Thank you!

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  7. Such a great idea...Love this! We are having our 1st Kitchen Fun & Crafty Friday. Link Party going on now and would love for you to share this! http://kitchenfunwithmy3sons.blogspot.com/2012/02/kitchen-fun-and-crafty-friday-link.html?m=1

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  8. Awesome idea! Love it.. Thanks for linking up!

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  9. that's too fun!
    I saw you on market yourself monday!

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  10. This is great! May the Force be with you.

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  11. Hi Kaysi, I used this great idea for my son's Valentines! I blogged about it and linked it back to you! You can check it out here if you like!
    Happy Valentine's Day!

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  12. So so cute! This is being featured today at {Junk in their Trunk}. Thanks for linking up!

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  13. a very great idea!!

    I linked to your idea on my blog - thanks for sharing!
    doro K.

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  14. I am technologically slow....how do I write on a photo?

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