Friday, February 13, 2015

Love Notes

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Hello Friends

Happy almost Valentine's Day!

Are you one of those people who loves Valentine's day?? or not so much? Me I am in the middle! It is a wee bit too commercial for me. I do like presents though ha :) 

 I wanted to do something a wee but different for my husband this year. I did buy a present for him but also wanted to make something a bit more personal. So I made him a jar of love notes. I saw various forms of this idea on Pinterest but I came up with my own version.

The jar is an empty gelato container. I made a label for it using this distressed stamp from the Trust Your Soul kit. I stamped the LVE in black and heat embossed the heart with red embossing powder. I then layered it on to red and black card. Finally I tied some twine around the lid to finish the outside of the jar.

 I typed up a lots of love notes the top note reads.

 I love you because......


It is followed by lots of wee notes like this that I typed up for him :) I also added some stamped sentiments from the No Remedy For Love kit.  It is a lovely love themed kit that worked perfect for this project.


I hope you like my Jar of Love! Thanks so much for stopping by today.

Mandi xox

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18 comments:

  1. Wow! This is such a great idea! It is very pretty too.
    Beth
    Beth's Beauties

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  2. Great Valentine project Mandi. That stamp is perfect for this jar.

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  3. This is AWESOME. Great project and terrific for notes like this. I'm in the middle too. Personal gifts are the best.

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  4. Cute - love the idea and the heart.
    isoscia at aol dot com

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  5. Great idea and great execution!

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  6. So beautiful and heart warming Mandi. .. He is going to be bowled over!!!xoxo

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  7. What a wonderfully sweet idea. LOVE it. Thanks for sharing.
    {I came over from Unity FWF}
    Crafty hugs,
    Dawn
    DesignsByDragonfly {blogspot}

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  8. A very creative and fun idea, Mandi.

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  9. Wonderful and heartfelt gift!!! Love how it turned out!!
    Saw you on Unity FWF.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  10. Nice touchfor Valentine's Day. I imagine your husband was thrilled.

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  11. Oh my! This is so adorable! Love it! Thank you for joining us this week for the Red & Pink Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge.
    Michelle
    http://www.michellezerull.blogspot.com

    P.S. He opens the car door for you? What a keeper! :)

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  12. I love handmade gifts from the heart and yours is so sweet! I am sure he will cherish it.

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  13. This is such a cute gift. I love the twine.

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  14. These are THE best kind of Valentines. Perfectly precious.

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  15. I love it.
    I saw this on Unity FWF. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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