Valentines Décor (Free Printable sign And Banner)

I decorated for Valentines around the middle of January. I know some may think I’m crazy, but here we are, two days away from Valentines Day and I’m glad I got to enjoy it since it will be over before we know it! I created the printable sign below. I love the saying. I also created the triangles with hearts in them and made a banner. And, because I can’t leave well enough alone, I put glue inside the hearts and added red glitter. Glitter makes everything better.

Valentines Sign Free Printables

I used the same “Love is patient…” printable that I used last year. Click here or on the picture below to download and print.

Valentines Decor Free Printable

I made these crepe paper flowers glued to balls a couple of years ago. You can see above the white part of the balls is showing. I didn’t complete the whole ball. One because it was tedious. And two because it was easier to put them in jars like this. I had planned to put something inside the jar, but then I sort of liked it just as it was.

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I also finally got around to cutting out pieces of tulle and putting them on Christmas lights. I have been wanting to do this for the past two Christmases, but never had time, so I thought they would be just as cute with Valentines décor. I bought that little box at Joanne Fabric and painted it white and distressed it.

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I realize there isn’t much time to decorate, but I say it’s never too late! Scroll down to download these free printables!

For our new readers are some other fun ideas for Valentines Day. Homemade Chocolate Peanut Cups plus free printable tags.

Chocolate Peanutt Butter Cups 

Chocolate Peanutt Butter Cups

Or print one of these four printables.

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Or if you somehow missed seeing these bleach pen t-shirts then click here!

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Or if you are looking for a fun craft to do with the kids, these yarn wreath hearts are fun!

Yarn Heart Wreath

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I created the signs to be printed off on 8.5×11 inch paper, but the box around them is an 8×10 so that you can frame it. If you want to go even fancier, you can cut around the scalloped scroll and add it to something else! Click on the title or the picture to download and print.

Brown- “A Life Without Love Is No Life At All”

Life without love Brown 8.5x11

Black- “A Life Without Love Is No Life At All”

Life without love Black 8.5x11

Triangles for Banner

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Happy Valentines Day!

~Jenny

Blow Me A Kiss Valentine! {Free Printable Tags}

This weekend I went to the craft store Ben Franklin and saw this cute idea. Gumballs with a Hershey’s Kiss on top. Hence, ‘Blow Me A Kiss’! Ben Franklin actually made them in stand up plastic tubes. But, since they are .99 cents each, I thought they would be cute in pretzel bags. And lucky for me I had a bunch left over!

Blow Me A Kiss Free Printable Tags

Here is what you need…

Gumballs (Ben Franklin had LOTS of different colors!)

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Pretzel Bags and Hershey’s kisses. I think I got all 75 of those pretzel bags at Walmart for like $2.99. Much better than .99 cents per plastic tube.

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Layer your gumballs in your bag. You can choose how many. I didn’t fill them to the top, so I cut off any extra plastic bag that was hanging over. The bags are a little big, so push your gumballs to one side. This picture doesn’t do a very good job of showing you, but you get the idea.

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Then put a piece of tap on the back where I folded it.

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Add a cute ribbon, or use the silver ties that come with the pretzel bags. Print out our tags and attach them to the ribbon or tie.

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So cute right?

My second grader is very excited to give them to her friends. But, my fifth grader said, ‘Mom, I can’t give those to the BOYS!’ :)

Click on the image below to download and print.

Blow Me a Kiss

Blow Me A Kiss Free Printable Tags

 

Shortly after I posted this I found this cute blog that made them with the plastic tubes!

 

Also, for those of you that missed it last year check out these free printable cards. Click on the images below to take you to the post.

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Have Fun!

~Jenny

I Love You & You Make Me Happy Free Printables

 First, don’t forget to enter the giveaway for this sign going on here!

This is one of those projects that I was hoping to share with you BEFORE Valentine’s Day but simply ran out of time! And really, we should be spreading the love on more than one day a year. so now you can just extend your mushy gushy sentimental feelings on into March!

I have seen a couple of these floating around on Pinterest so I asked Jenny if she would whip up a couple for our Plum Adorable friends and she got right on it! She is awesome like that!

For years, I have written on our bathroom mirror in lipstick when I wanted to leave my hubby a cute little note or left a post it note on the door or wrote with soap on our shower door- I like to leave little notes! Probably because I REALLY like to GET little notes!

These are great because all you need are:

A Frame

Our Adorable Printable

A Dry Erase Marker

Your Imagination!!

I found my frame for $3 at Wal-Mart and added some rosettes that were left over from my Valentine Wreaths, here and here. And I even had left over pearls from Christmas time to embellish with too! I downloaded and printed out our printable and here you go!

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Once you print off your own and frame it, you can add a personalized message each day!

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Jenny even made some super Adorable ones for your kiddos too!!! Thanks Jenny!

To print out this image click HERE.

To print out this image click HERE.

~JESS

Scrabble Tile Pendant tutorial {Free Initial Printable}

 

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I originally started making these for Valentine’s Day, but things got so busy that week that I never got around to posting this. So, I decided to create something fun to wear on St. Patrick’s Day.

These are very simple to make. And you can print these initials I designed and use whatever one you’d like.

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What you need:

~Free ‘Initials’ printable (below)

~Glossy Accents/Diamond Glaze (found at craft stores)

~Glitter Glue (optional)

~Scrabble Tiles (can buy in bulk at craft stores)

~E-6000 Glue or Superglue

~Glue Tape Runner or Tacky Glue

~Mod Podge

~Silver Bail (found in the jewelry section at craft stores)

How to make:

1. Download and print the free printable initials below. Cut out the initials you would like to use.

2. Take a scrabble tile and line it up with the initial. You will need to cut it a bit to match it completely to the scrabble tile as they are all slightly different sizes.

3. Glue the paper onto the tile with a glue runner or tacky glue. Press it down hard so that it sticks on well.

4. If you’d like to add some glitter at this point, dab some glitter glue to embellish the shamrock or hearts.

5. Once the glitter is dry then you could Mod Podge over the paper to seal it. (I actually skipped this step.)

6. When everything is completely dry then take your glossy accents (or Diamond Glaze) and follow the directions on the bottle by putting a layer on the tile. It should not run over the edges even thought it seems like it might.

7. Once it’s dried completely add the silver bail to the back. Put it on a chain for your kiddos to wear on St. Patty’s Day or whenever they’d like!

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Click here or on the picture below to download and print.

This is sized to be printed on 8.5 x11 inch paper.

For best results we recommend using a quality matte paper and printing it on an ink jet printer.

Scrabble Tile Initals

~Jenny

 

Hey guys! This is Jess! When I saw Jenny’s adorable Scrabble Tile Necklaces, I got really excited because I have done these before in the past and REALLY LOVE this craft! It is super easy and really cute. When I made my first one, it was at MOPS and the necklace I made was for my daughter Kaylee, she was 4 at the time. She STILL has it and treasures it (She is only 5 now, it’s not like YEARS have passed in between but for a 4 year old to hold onto something, especially my daughter who loses EVERYTHING, it is surprising that this necklace is still being worn and in its original form!). So I thought I would share it with you. And the great thing is, you can not only use Jenny’s stinkin’ ADORABLE initials that she provided but you can also use photos (granted they would have to be small, like the little proof print sheets you get at Costco or Shutterfly when you order your prints) or just use scrapbook paper and cut out a design you like! This is Kaylee’s Necklace below, I did the same steps as Jenny, just used a scrap of scrapbook paper for the butterfly and cut it to size.

 

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Bleach Pen ‘love’ T-shirts {Free SVG}

 One of the things on my ‘Pinterest’ list was to make Bleach Pen T-Shirts. I finally got around to making them and I think they turned out so cute. I will definitely be making them again. I bought the shirt below because it was a gift, but they would be great to do on an old t-shirt.

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They are really simple to make. For those of you that have a cutting machine such as a Cricut or Silhouette and can import svg files I have created this ‘Love’ image for you to download. I’m still holding out for some magic fairy to bring me a Silhouette Cameo, but for now my Cricut is still my friend. I guess I won’t hold my breath.

 

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How To Make Bleach Pen T-shirts

1. Find a piece of cardboard and place it inside the shirt under image. You don’t want the bleach to run through on both sides.

2. Cut out your image on contact paper using the one I designed or any other stencil you may have. You could even buy large stickers and use the negative side to stick onto your shirt.

3. Place your image on your shirt where you want it and press it down so that there are no openings. Take your bleach pen (you can buy them at The Dollar Tree now!) and ‘color’ in your image.

4. Wait 10-25 minutes for the bleach to start working. The gray shirt turned out so cute because it turned this pinkish color. I think it took about 15 minutes. The darker shirts I made for my girls below took a bit longer for the bleach to start working.

5. Once you are happy with the color take off the contact paper. Don’t worry if it’s not perfect. It makes it unique! Run the bleached part of the shirt under cold water and wipe most of the bleach off with your hands. Then wash your t-shirt in the washing machine.

 

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My cute girls.

I ‘LOVE’ how each color bleaches a little bit differently.

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Click on the ‘LOVE’ image below to download the svg file.

SVG LOVE

 

~Jenny

Four Valentine Décor Ideas & Free Printable

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It’s obvious Jess and I like to decorate as the season’s change. I’ve always enjoyed it, but I’m noticing that my kids look forward to it as well. My 9 year old was asking, not too long into January, if we could put out all of our Valentine’s décor. I made her wait a bit, but we finally got around to doing it. I added a couple of new things this year and below are four ideas to add some ‘love’ to your décor.

Glittered Jars

I had so much fun making my Christmas ornaments I decided try it with other jars as well. To get the full tutorial on how to make these go here.

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Fabric Paint On Glass Bottles

These are so simple to make. I love that you don’t have to be perfect. You can use any color fabric paint and write/draw whatever you’d like on your bottle. Then just spray paint it with any color.

Fabric Paint Jars

 

Be Mine & XOXO Blocks

I designed this free printable for you to use on your 2 inch blocks. Click on the pictures below to download them.

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One of the reasons my kids wanted to get the Valentines stuff out right away was because they each have their own little mailbox. A few times a week I will add little goodies or notes inside of them. So, when the flag is up then they know that they have something inside waiting for them.

Free Printable Blocks

I love the printable above.

If you would like to download it you can find it at thegirlcreative.com

If you would like to download either printable for the 2 inch blocks I have created two colors for you to choose from. Click on either picture below to download and print.

Block Be Mine Pink

 

Block Be Mine Red

 

~Jenny

Clothespin Love Note Holder {Guest host at How to Nest for Less}

We are guest hosting at How to Nest for Less today!

Click here to get the free printables for this fun Valentine’s craft.

Clothespin Valentines

~Jenny & Jess

 

Valentine’s Printable And two Winners!

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Stephanie & Katrina!

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I love this saying.

I hope you feel the same about the one you love.

If I could choose again

 

I’ve created four colors and sized them as 5×7’s.

Click on the pictures below to download and print.

 

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Still choose youPink

 

~Jenny

Chocolate peanut butter cups {Free Printable Tags}

You would think after Christmas I would be done with sweets, but actually I can’t stop making them. I don’t even really like sweets.

Ok.

That was a big fat lie.

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I love them.

I found these peanut butter cups on Pinterest and decided they would make a fun Valentine’s treat. The recipe I used was from Design Sponge. The only thing I did differently was make them ‘mini’ peanut butter cups instead muffin sized. Trust me they are rich enough as mini ones!

They are very easy. Line a mini muffin pan with paper liners.

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Then find a sister to help you coat the sides and bottom of the melted chocolate. This my other cute sister, Laura. She and I are the ones that don’t sew like our other sister Em and our momma. She is the sister that eats healthy and works out all the time. I know her weak points though and these nuggets of heaven are one of them.

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Once the liners are coated with chocolate put them in the fridge for 20 minutes. In a mixing bowl, combine the peanut butter, crushed graham crackers, powdered sugar and salt. Stir with a spoon until well combined. Then divide the peanut-butter mixture into 24 even amounts. (I used a small pampered chef scooper and measured them all out on a cutting board to make sure I had them evenly divided.) Put one mound into each paper liner. Tap down each mound with your fingertips to “nest” it into the chocolate bottom.

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Using a spoon, dollop the top of each peanut butter mixture mound with a generous portion of the melted chocolate.  Use the back of a teaspoon to smooth out the tops. Clearly mine are not perfect. But does it matter? :) Place the muffin pan in the refrigerator.

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Your cups should be done within an hour.

Not sure my sis and I waited that long. Let’s pretend we did.

They are so good. My husband couldn’t stop eating them either.

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I created these cute tags if you choose to give them out. Wrap a couple of mini cups in cellophane, tie it with a ribbon and add the tag.

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*Side note: The paper liners clung to the chocolate so that you couldn’t really see the cute paper. My smart sis told me to just put a new one under it. I put a little tape on the bottom and stuck it on. You really only need to do this if you plan to dress them up all cute like this. Otherwise devour with gusto-who cares about the cuteness.

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To download the tags click here or scroll down and click on picture below.

 

Recipe:

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups (Original Recipe Found Here)
Yields 24 mini cups (Or 12 muffin cups like she does here)

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chocolate (I used semi-sweet chocolate chips but use whatever!)
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1/4 cup graham crackers, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

1. Line a muffin pan with 24 mini paper liners. Set aside.

2. Melt 1 1/2 cups of the chocolate in a double boiler or do like I did and use the microwave, melting the chocolate in short bursts (30 seconds at a time.

3. Using the back of a spoon or a pastry brush, paint a layer of melted chocolate onto the bottoms and sides of the paper liners. Don’t skimp on chocolate here; coat the liners generously. Set the bowl aside with any remaining melted chocolate left in it.

4. Put the muffin pan in the refrigerator for 20 minutes while you make the peanut-butter filling.

5. In a mixing bowl, combine the peanut butter, crushed graham crackers, powdered sugar and salt. Stir with a spoon until well combined.

6. Add the remaining 1 1/2 cups of chocolate and melt in microwave. Or if using the double boiler return the bowl used to melt the chocolate to the top of the double boiler. Turn the heat to medium-high.

7. Meanwhile, divide peanut-butter mixture into 24 even amounts. (I used a small pampered chef scooper and measured them all out on a cutting board to make sure I had them evenly divided.)

8. Remove the muffin pan from the refrigerator. Put one mound into each paper liner. Tap down each mound with your fingertips to “nest” it into the chocolate bottom.

9. Using a spoon, dollop the top of each peanut butter mixture mound with a generous portion of the melted chocolate.

10. Use the back of a teaspoon to smooth out the tops (alternately, use the spoon to make a swirl atop each cup).

11. Place the muffin pan in the refrigerator. Within one hour, your cups should be set, depending how cold your fridge runs.

 

Click on the picture below to download and print the tags.

Chocolate Covered Peanut butter cups

~Jenny

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fan {tache} Tic Valentines Cards–Free Printable

Even though Valentine’s Day is still a month away, I know you are being tempted in every store to purchase your cards now!  So, I thought it would be fun to create a unique card for you to print yourself.  I don’t know what it is about all the silly mustaches lately, but they do make me smile.

Mustache Valentine Cards

Attach a sucker or other piece of candy under the mustache. If you wanna get crazy you could cut out the mustache, attach it to the leftover sucker stick (we cut the candy part off) and use it as a mustache prop!

I love this kid!

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 I’ve created four colors for you to choose from. These are sized to print on 8.5 x 11 paper. Click on a picture below to download. For best results print on a quality matte paper using an ink jet printer.

Mustache Valentine Ice Blue

Mustache Valentine Red

Mustache Valentine Gray

Mustache Valentine Green

 

I hope you have a FAN{TACHE}TIC day!

~Jenny

Click on the image below to see what we created for this year! Free Printable Tags!

They are gumballs with a Hershey’s Kiss on top…hence, ‘Blow Me A Kiss!

Blow Me A Kiss Free Printable Tags

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