Decorated paper bags from the craft store come together for an easy Valentine countdown.
Valentine’s Day crafts are one of my favorite ways to brighten up the house again after all the Christmas decorations come down. Pinks and reds and hearts are just happy, aren’t they?
Small paper bags
Ribbon and embellishments
Black vinyl numbers
Start by decorating the plain white bags by gluing a strip of ribbon across and a paper rosette in the middle. I used hot glue because I love how fast it is, but pretty much any kind of glue or tape runner will work.
Number each heart (I cut the hearts and the vinyl with my Cricut.) and glue to the end of the clothespins.
Since I have this big blue frame (see how I made it here), I wanted to use it to display the countdown bags. I taped 2 pieces of twine around the back side. You can hang them from a mantel, or something else, or just stand them on a shelf.
|How to Build a Large Frame|
Add treats or notes to each of the bags and open one each day leading up to Valentine’s Day.
But don’t stop there, you might also like:
|Burlap Valentine’s Banner|
|Painted XOXO Sign|
|Giant XOXO Marquee Letters|
|LOVE Faux Marquee|
Do you decorate much for Valentine’s Day? I’d love to hear what you do, and what suggestions you have for putting in our Valentine countdown?
Cricut– shop sales here
Carol TheAnswerIsChocolate says
LOVE ( no pun intended) this idea. Featuring when my party opens up tonight. Hello fellow Northwest crafter 🙂
Family and the Lake House says
Oh my goodness! These are adorable!!
Christine Graves says
I am loving this, it is super cute!
[email protected] says
So sweet! Kiddos would love this! Thanks for sharing at Table It!
Kimberly Lewis says
Hello fabulous! I’m stopping by to let you know that your cute countdown will be featured at our party tonight! Woo Hoo! Pinned and tweeted. Thanks for sharing this with us and we hope to see you tonight at the party! Lou Lou Girls