Saturday, January 29, 2011

Getting Crafty

Here's something fun to do on a snowy day with your kids or by yourself. We are after all kids at heart.
First you need some of these...
to make SNOWFLAKES.
1--Cut the inside of the coffee
filter out. Save the "ruffle"
for another project.
2--Fold in 1/2.
3--Fold in 1/2 again.
4--Fold in 1/2 again
so it looks like a cone.
These directions are for those
of you that have a glitch in
remembering how to do this. :)
Now comes the fun! Cut out your
snowflake design. Unfold carefully
and voila--you have some pretty
snowflakes to add to your
Valentine decorations.
On these I used red and
pink markers on the edges.
Enjoy and have FUN!!!!
~Keep on Dreaming~

10 comments:

  1. very cute, melinda...i did something kind of like it last christmas...it was flatening out baby cupcake papers and stringing them to make a garland....love the snowflakes...really cute...and guess what? the heat wave broke...80's are gone...cloudy with rain on the way....

    happy sunday to you too

    kary and teddy
    xxx

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  2. Thanks for the reminder...I haven't done this in awhile and would make a great craft for Kid's Church. Maybe tomorrow since the topic is 'whiter than snow'!!! :o)

    I'll be thinkin' of you while were doin' this.

    God bless and I hope your weekend is amazin'!!!1

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  3. BTW: The upcomin' days sound nasty...huh?

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  4. cute! a great craft to do with the kiddos. I have been stocking up on coffee filters with all the crafts I've seen lately using them!!

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  5. cute craft. We possibly could get snow this coming up Tuesday....will have to let the girls make these with the kids...
    You always have the cutest crafts..

    Enjoy your Sunday..
    Shug

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  6. Very Nice! Grandson Nathan will be here next Saturday and we'll try this! It looks like fun, and he can make some for his mom, too!

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  7. These are adorable. I'm getting into the Valentine mood and I think tomorrow afternoon may be my craft time. Thanks for some inspiration.

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  8. These are so cute! We are hoping for lots of real snow on Tues/wed...I'm hoping for a snow day!:)

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  9. This is fun, my daughter will love it. Thanks Melinda.

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  10. i would have never thought to use cupcake wrappers.. great idea.
    Have you loaded the house up with snowflakes yet!! : ) stay warm.

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