Friday, January 31, 2014

Valentine’s Day Kids Craft Idea- Button Heart

Disclosure: I was given supplies to create with, all opinions are 100% my own.

I love those kids crafts that you just give the kids a surface to create on and just let them do their own thing.  This is just that.  My kids love glue, so I thought it would be fun to draw a heart on a piece of paper for them and let them do the rest.  I think they turned out pretty good too :).
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I gave them so buttons and glue and let them get to work. 
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Aren't these square buttons so fun?!  The glue only took about 2 days to dry :).  I told you that I just let them create.  
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Thursday, January 30, 2014

Easy Valentine’s Day D├ęcor Idea: Washi Tape Heart

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, all opinions,content and ideas are 100% my own.

Valentine's Day is coming up soon and I needed a quick and easy decor that I could make to decorate my dining room.  This one was perfect because it only took about 10 minutes and I LOVE how it turned out.  You really can't go wrong with washi tape.  It's awesome, especially when you have lots of different fun designs and colors.  

This is how I made it:
I cut out two hearts and then used lots of fun different washi tapes.  
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I then put the washi tape on the heart on the diagonal.  
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Then I trimmed the sides of the heart. I then glued the other heart onto a piece of pink paper.
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Then using pop dots, I put the heart on top of it.  I love the 3D look of it.  If you don't have pop dots, you can use other things to give it dimension.  I actually couldn't find my pop dots, so I used buttons :). 
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I put it in a frame (without the glass) and put it on my dining table.  
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I seriously love how it turned out.  
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It's fun to have some festive things on my table to brighten up my dining room.  
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Easy No Candy Valentine: Glow Sticks Valentines {Free Printable}

Does anyone else get sick of all the candy from the holidays?  I LOVE candy but it seems like after every holiday my kids are eating candy non stop.  Every year I try to come up with an idea that has no candy but is still fun.  This one is soooooo easy, like seriously would take 10 minutes to make 25 of these bad boys.  

Here is how I made them:
I printed of the free printable
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Then I cut them around 3x8 inches, I didn't really measure.
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Then I put a glow stick onto them with washi tape. 
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And that's it.  Aren't they so much!  And so easy.  
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Here are 10 more fabulous Valentine's Day craft ideas.  

1) Valentine's Day Cupcakes by Cupcake Diaries
3) Sweet Cream Strawberry Hearts by Cook and Craft Me Crazy
4) Paper Heart Wreath by Made to be a Momma
5) Bunny Valentine Printable by Whistle and Ivy
6) Valentine's Date Night Match Game by Play .Party. Pin.
8) Heart-Shaped Chocolate Truffles by Sugar Tart Crafts
9) Maze Valentine Printables by Cutesy Crafts
10) Gold Conversation Hearts by Homemade Ginger
11) Glow Stick Valentines by Keeping it Simple

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Monday, January 27, 2014

Valentine’s Day Date Ideas: Scavenger Hunt and Gift Baskets #ad

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Valentine's Day is coming up and it's time to start thinking about what to do for the special day.  I spend a lot of time coming up with fun ideas for my kids but I tend to forget about doing something special for my husband.  Since we don't live near a town, we will be celebrating the day at home and having a date night at our house. So I am going to plan a fun scavenger hunt for him with some gift baskets.
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The first basket is for dinner.  What guy doesn't love steak?  So that's what he will get, steak, cottage cheese, asparagus and his favorite drink.
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The next basket is for the next part of the date, a movie.  So I got him a movie, along with some popcorn and nerds (that's an inside joke, he's an accountant and I like to call him a nerd :D). 
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The last basket is for romance.  We love to play games together, so I put in some fun items.  I made up some dice.  One die has body parts and one die has an action, you roll them and have to do what they say.  A deck of cards to play games.  Maybe play and whenever someone losing the game they have to roll the dice.  Glow sticks because they are fun.  And then a little something else to spice up the evening.
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Here are the cards for the scavenger hunt.  I had three different ones.
The dinner basket will be in the fridge and the clue says:
"This is where I go to look
For things that I like to cook."
The movie basket will be on the tv and the clue says:
"After a long day in the town,
This is what we watch to wind down."
And lastly the romance one will be on the bed and the clue says:
"When kids are asleep and the books are read,
This is where I lay my sleepy head."
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I got the supplies  and K-Y Yours+Mine couples lubricant at Walmart.  When you purchase the #KYDateNight you can get 2 free gourmets meals from Plated and a free movie from Vudu, great for a date night in! 

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