Friday, February 4, 2011

American Crafters project- round 1

Friday, February 4, 2011
So, there have been quite a few wordy posts around here this week. Mostly because my main project for this week was this beauty- My Love Notes Board for the American Crafters competition. And with 2 kids with the flu and me with a cold, there hasn't been a whole lot of time left after that.
So, I have been patiently waiting until today so I could reveal this project! I made the envelopes using ideas I gleaned from a tutorial here. I wanted them to be small enough that one small piece of candy would still seem like a lot. But mostly I wanted to have a place to leave them a note every day, telling them things I love about them. I think the notes are my favorite part- and I think even though the candy gets the loudest response- the kids love the notes even more! ;)


This is my living room set up now. I got the red lanterns from IKEA for 50% off after Christmas! The bead board frame is a left-over hand-me-down from my mom. It had some heart shaped wreaths that I ripped off, but I didn't know what I was going to use the board for until this week! (glad I hung onto it all these years! lol)

XOXO,
Amy

Linking up to Whatever Goes Wednesday at Someday Crafts and Whipperberry's Friday Flair Linky party. Also linked to Wendy's Craft Goodies link party!

7 comments:

Jonie Marie said...

This turned out DARLING!!! I love it! I totally voted for yours.

Also, you are so sweet to mention me in your post yesterday. It was a fun surprise.

So excited for Thursday :)

-Jonie
easyascutandpaste.blogspot.com

Leanne said...

I so voted for you. This is so cute. That was a great post yesterday and I'm honored to be included as one of your IRL friends. Have a great weekend.

Karen said...

I voted for you too. Hands down yours was the cutest project. And I'm not even just saying that because you're my sister...

Samantha said...

Super cute! And I definitely voted!! Good luck!

A.Vang said...

This is so darling! What a great idea! I am going to be your newest follower! Thanks!

Shelly said...

love this. What a great idea. I am your newest follower. you can visit me at creatingmemorieswithallieroo.blogspot.com.

You are so creative.

Emily {WhipperBerry} said...

Very cute! Thanks for linking up!

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