Christmas Leftovers into Valentine Treats!

Hi Everyone
I was guest posting over on the Making Memories Blog this week – and I had a couple of ideas for turning your leftover Christmas bits and pieces into ideas for Valentines Day.

From Christmas Day to Valentine’s Day

We all have scraps of paper and embellishments left over from our Christmas projects, so I thought I would use some of the fabulous red and cream colored leftovers I had from the Twinkle Collection to create a couple of simple Valentines Favors.

I made these candy holders using some of the Words paper and then added some plain red organza ribbon along with the gorgeous spotted red and cream ribbon from the Trims and Brads embellishment pack. 

One of the flowers from the Twinkle Baubles embellishment pack completes the simple but elegant decoration. These would be great as a little gift for a teacher, filled with some lovely pink candy hearts.

These flowers are a great way to decorate gifts and packages too.  I used a rosette die to create the flower and one of the Twinkle Baubles in the centre. The over-size rhinestones in this pack are fabulous!

Check in again soon to see another great way to use those Christmas Leftovers!

Please post a comment with any questions.


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  • Reply Melissa @ LoveBugLiving January 28, 2012 at 1:19 AM

    Love the flowers! So cute!

  • Reply Becca January 28, 2012 at 2:29 AM

    Great ideas. I love to use my supplies in different ways.

  • Reply Polly January 28, 2012 at 4:15 PM

    How creative! I would never think of this and it is such a great idea! I will have tons of fun with my sweet little great grand daughter. She, as well as me, loves making anything with her hands. I am SO happy to find you and I will return here again and again to get information and tips on the other goodies you create! Awesome!!!!

  • Reply Laurel @ Ducks in a Row January 28, 2012 at 5:24 PM

    I think this is really cute – stopping by from Tatertots and Jello!

  • Reply Ashley January 29, 2012 at 4:58 PM

    Fun Treat size. I am going to try and use up my leftovers this week. What a great idea, and I love the wedding tutorials! They are amazing!

  • Reply Sailing with bare feet January 31, 2012 at 3:55 AM


    Love you link up !

  • Reply WhyCuzICan January 31, 2012 at 11:28 AM

    Cute "leftover" from Christmas to Val Day ideas… I love when one holidays colors/themes can be repurposed into another, like you have done here! Bravo!

    Visiting from The Inspiration Board at HOMEWORK
    Nice job!
    Smiles, Suzanne in NW IL at WhyCuzICan

  • Reply Kristi February 1, 2012 at 3:20 AM

    These are just gorgeous. I love those flowers. Would be delighted for you to link up at http://www.ishouldbemoppingthefloor.com/2012/01/mop-it-up-mondays-party-1.html


  • Reply Jami February 1, 2012 at 8:05 PM

    This would be a great addition to The Pretty Packages Party! Would love for you to stop by and link up!
    The Blackberry Vine

  • Reply Just Jaime February 2, 2012 at 2:41 AM

    Great ways to carry over supplies from Christmas!

  • Reply Lindsi B February 3, 2012 at 3:15 PM

    I found you on Tip Junkie. Would you please share this with my readers for our Fun Stuff Fridays Valentine's Linky Party? I think it would be a great fit. http://www.toysinthedryer.com/2012/02/14-days-of-valentines-fun-stuff-fridays.html

  • Reply Jill @ KitchenFunWithMy3Sons.com February 3, 2012 at 8:07 PM

    We are hosting our first Kitchen Fun and Crafty link party next Friday and would love for you to share this! Feel free to stop by and grab a party button! http://kitchenfunwithmy3sons.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Jill ~ Jillify It February 7, 2012 at 8:13 PM

    Such an awesome idea! I LOVE it! :)

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