Wednesday, February 03, 2010

In the Craftroom: Love Notes

I like Valentine's Day. I think that it's fun. And cute. It reminds me of my dad showing me love (he's more of a keep it inside kind of a guy).

Last year I made a mailbox for our family. and I was being a reuse kind of girl. I recovered a big cereal box and made it cute. But when we moved it didn't fare so well.

So I got a new idea instead! I bought one of those gold mailboxes at a second hand store for $2 and made this with it.

Along the top it says:

It's more durable and I even like it better. And it's ACTUALLY a mail box :) Gotta get everyone in the family to fill it with love notes to each other now!

And my heart that I made a few weeks ago was driving me a bit crazy. It was thicker on one side than the other.

Here it is fattened up :) I feel much happier with it now :)


Skye and Aaron said...

i love the mailbox idea!!! That's so cute!

Tisha said...

Super cute idea! And I like the filled out heart much better!

Jess said...

Love the mailbox love note idea. So cute.

KellyLady said...

LOVE the mailbox....hmmmmm might have to get crafty!