2.07.2012

You’re Just Write {Free Printable}

Valentine's Day is just a week away and we're really getting into the throes of it around these parts.  I've got a special little treat planned every day between now and then so stay tuned for all the details.  As for today, I figured I'd kick us off with the actual Valentine's behind our Valentine's Day!

This year, the PCP requested to give out pencils to his classmates.  I lucked out with perfect contenders in the Target dollar bin and then created a quick little “Valentine, You’re just write” paper flag to adorn each one.  We’re talking ten cents a Valentine, my friends!!!  And not only are they practical, but they’re sugar free to boot.
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And since I just happened to have a bag full of heart shaped suckers in my coffers, the baby will be giving his friends treats bearing a “Valentine, You’re sweet” message.
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Here’s how to pull it off:
- Download free flags and print (page one bears the You’re just write message and page two is You’re sweet)
- Cut flags into 1” strips
- Have your child fill out the To: From:
- Fold strips in half and use double sided tape to adhere the flag to your pencils/lollipops
- Notch the ends into a “v”
Pencil and Lollipop Valentine
The PCP also needed a decorated Valentine box to take to school.  We had a whole lot of fun turning his tennis shoe box into a googly eyed monster. 
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We dined at Leon's Full Service and then watched a good friend play Eddie's Attic last night.  I'm exhausted and it's not even eight a.m...time to hop back and bed and snuggle my baby.
xoxo

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12 comments:

  1. I love the pencil idea! Functional and cute :)

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  2. These are sooooo cute! I love the sweet flags....I hope you will link up with me here:
    http://www.thegingerbreadblog.com/2012/02/sweet-saturday-link-party-v25.html

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  3. AMAZING! This turned out FABULOUS! I LOVE this printable!! Chevron ROCKS!! Thanks for sharing at my party!!! Happy Valentine's Day!!! XO, Aimee

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  4. We used these and they turned out so cute! Thanks for the wonderful idea & printable, too! :)
    http://leapfrogandladybugs.blogspot.com/2012/02/valentines-day.html

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  5. this is such a cute (and easy on the wallet) idea amanda...i'll have to show this to my daughter for the twins!

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  6. Is there any way to get a copy of your free "You're Just Write" printable without paying a subscription to Scrib'd? Thanks!

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  7. Is there any way to download the free printable without paying a subscription to Scrib'd? Thanks!

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  8. Jackson - I just tried to renew it on scribd. Unfortunately, I can't find the file on my computer to send to you or reupload so hopefully that worked! LMK!

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