Friday, February 12, 2010

Bloggers Challenge ~ Valentine's day

I've been a bad blogger this week.. My little one has been under the weather so nothing else in the house is feeling right. I was happy to already have a bloggers challenge done, well sort of. I made these cute lolly pops using the sweet treat heart shaped cups and had planned to send them in to school with Alexis.

I was getting ready to sit down and do the project when I realized I had bought a package of 30 premade valentines from SU. I didn't want to drag Alexis out to the store to buy things to fill the boxes with, but I found a bag of lolly pops I had purchased at the dollar store a few weeks ago. I broke out the anywhere hole punch and punched a hole in the bottom of these pouches, ran a lolly pop through and attached them to the inside with dimensionals. Then I added a friendlys coupon for a free ice cream inside each one. Alexis wrote them all out herself (not bad for a preschooler).So even though I purchased the premade boxes and went for it, I thought a little bit "outside the box" by punching my hole and putting the lolly in. I do feel just a little bit that I took the easy way out, but is that so bad? TGIF! I cant wait to see what my girlfriends from the bloggers challenge group are up to this week. They never disappoint me with their creativity. :)

18 comments:

Risa said...

These are so adorable and certainly don't look like the easy way out! Love them

Robin Merriman said...

Sometimes the easy way is the BEST way - and Alexis got to help, isn't that the best?!
Cute project with the heart cups - hope Alexis is better soon and that your interview went well!

Lisa said...

Easy is GOOD! It gives you time to enjoy the things you want to. I really like how you used the treat cups and the Sweetheart set and those Valentines from the mini are ADORABLE! My kids aren't little anymore and I miss getting Valentine boxes ready.

Nikki Bond said...

Sooo cute! Perfect little Valentine! {SMILES}

GCgirl said...

Lollipops AND ice cream coupons...I would love that valentine card ;-) I love that you made a candy sucker with the new sweetheart cups TFS!

Patti Chesky said...

Oh, I want that valentine. Lollipops and ice cream....WOW!!!

I love how you changed the valentine to make it a lollipop holder.

You are the coolest Mom....but I'm sure Alexis already knows that!!!

Connie Paxman said...

I had to say viola this is perfect for valentines..simple, and yet so creative..love it.
happy Valentines Day
connie paxman

Ida P. Krause said...

Very cute and fun. I'm sure Alexis friends will enjoy them.

Basement Stamper said...

Selene, these are too cute!!! Nice that you had everything on hand to make them.

Shelly Schmidt said...

What fun Valentines! They do not look all that easy though....I love them!

Tami Black said...

You still made them and they are adorable! Love these and the fact that Alexis signed them herself made me go "Awwwww" I think these are perfect and the kids will love them. No slacking here!

Connie said...

Very cute, Selene! They look so nice and will be perfect for her friends!

Lisa Bohler said...

These are perfect...I'm sure the friends were thrilled...I scream for Ice Cream!

Lori said...

Cute Valentine treats! I'm sure the kids will enjoy them. And, as a kindergarten teacher, I'm impressed that Alexis signed them all herself. That's a big task!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

What delightful Valentine's Day treats Selene! Hope that everything went well with your interview! :D

Tiffany Bauer said...

Great minds think alike Selene and thanks to Stampin Up too!!! These are the ones that Jordan did for her Valentines at school, she got the pink ones. She loved stamping them, putting them together and filling them with candy!!! Love the other project too!!

sheryl said...

Both projects are super cute! Hope Alexis is feeling better!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Oh, how cute, the KISS rule is always a good road.