Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Lego Candy Valentines

 As you know, my boys love Legos.  I saw that someone made crayons for a birthday party with a Lego Mold.  Had to have it because I knew I would have another Lego party in my future. 
I purchased these on Amazon. They came as a set.

I am an over planner. I started looking for Valentine Ideas over Christmas Break.  I found this wonderful tutorial on Sugar Swings.  She made it look so easy...it was, after my 5th batch of trying.  The boys did not mind sampling the candy!
I bought Walmart snack size baggies, Wilton Candy Melts from Michaels.  I cut my paper 3x5.  I used crayons and a thin Sharpie. Because I had to make 45 of them for 2 different boys, I copied the cards on a color printer.  The sayings I used were, "Let's Connect!", "Coolest Friend on the Block!" and "Greatest Teacher on the Block!"  They were really fun to make and the boys loved them.

I attached the Lego Guy to the card with a little drop of melted candy!
We will see if they are a hit at the parties this week!

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Copic Hair Combos

I have been on the biggest Copic Craze lately.  Went on Pinterest and started looking at things, I think it is great, my hubby thinks it is a mistake because I start locking myself in my craft room!

I love the Smash Books that people are doing for their Copic Combos.  So naturally, I had to start one...okay, I have not started yet, but I will soon.

I found these great FREE head downloads to practice on at Whimsie Doodles.  They also have boy heads, but I haven't got that far yet.

I found a hair color combo chart from Mad for Markers.  I love all the colors besides brown, black, red or yellow.  I do not have all the colors that she uses, but I have other color combos and it got me thinking "DO NOT SPEND ANYMORE MONEY ON COPICS! Use what you have."  So, one day when the boys were at school (and I was waiting 5 hours for the plumber), I sat down in front of the TV with a month of shows to catch up on and had a "ME" day.

I know some of these combos are not the best, but it also made me see combos I would have never used and I can also use them for clothing.  I do plan on cutting them all out for my Smash Book and putting them on the appropriate color pages.

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