Saturday, February 7, 2015

Valentine's Day Treats

It seems like forever since I've blogged (or crafted)....sorry about that!  I was able to get in my craft room this morning and pull something together quick for my mom.  Today Jon and I are stopping by her house to begin a huge bedroom custom closet(s) project for her.   It's going to take multiple days for us to complete the project.  We are calling today "Day 1:  Measuring and Designing".  Since we've done this project in our own bedroom (and kitchen pantry) a few years ago, we offered to help with her bedroom closets.  She's a lucky girl to have two closets in her bedroom; one walk in and the other a reach in with a folding door.  I hope to take pictures along the way and share the project.  

Since next week is Valentine's Day, I thought we'd bring her some sweets to enjoy.  I was able to snag a few crafting items from Michael's on HUGE clearance after-Christmas sales.  I make a point every year to hit the craft stores for their after holiday sales.... and focus on products that are red!  They serve double duty for Christmas and Valentine's Day!  I found these really cute cardboard berry baskets at a price of fifty cents for ten baskets.  Score!  The rest of supplies were in my stash from previous sales, and the stamped Love You is in a set from Papertrey Ink.  You can always find food packaging supplies for a bargain after the holidays as well.  I found Christmas themed gable boxes that will be a cute addition to my 2015 Beauty Advent Calendars (hint, hint for a post to come in a few months).

Well, we're off to begin "Day 1:  Measuring and Designing"...wish us luck.  Have I ever mentioned I can't stand painting - that's "Day 2".  *wink*

Happy Valentine's Day!

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