February 14th - St. Valentine's Day = Love
~ Save your scraps ~
Set aside a shoe box or large envelope and collect scraps throughout the year. Cut out beautiful pictures from magazines, cards, advertisements, tags, packaging, wrapping paper, stickers from address labels - you get the idea! Save little bits of ribbon from chocolate and nut packages, cut buttons off clothes too worn to donate and anything else you fancy. Once you get going, and truly look at everything in your hand before you drop it in the trash or recycling bin - you will be amazed at what you have available to you - for free!! Keep the scissors in the kitchen and go to it!
~ Making the card ~
There are countless ways to make your card - and absolutely the sky is the limit! Here's one option:
Et voilà! Instant, pretty, unique and free Valentine's Day card! The littlest fairies, of course, love making cards themselves ... and some of the not-so-little do too. And for those who do want to spoil their loved ones with a store-bought gift - you now have more money to spend on that perfect prezzie.....
Meadow Sweet Grove © V. Buchanan 2017