Hi there! Happy Martin Luther King Jr Day! Today is also the Waltzingmouse Stamps Blog Waltz with the theme of Valentine / Love! This is only my 2nd time participating in a WMS Blog Waltz and I'm super excited to play along this month!!
I have to admit that initially I was a little stumped trying to come up with a project for this waltz as I don't have any WMS Valentine's stamps and I really wanted to make a V-Day project / card. I thought about using that fun Sweet Confections stamp in the Rescue Remedies set, but I really wanted to make something for my 4-yr-old son, Dean. Then suddenly as I sat and watched my space-obsessed son drawing yet another Solar System picture, inspiration struck and I pulled out my Half Pint Heroes set and got to work...
I used this non-Valentine stamp set to create THE perfect Valentine card and treat for my son.
I went with the very appropriate rocket ship, adding a little boy colored to look like my tousled-hair Dean.
I combined 2 of the sentiments on flagged strips to form the sweet message "love you to the moon and back". I added a little bit of pink pom pom trim for embellishment to the card and tied a red satin ribbon around the top of the treat tube.
The little gift tag on the treats says "To: l'il dude, from: mommy". The "to:" and "from:" as well as the "l'il dude" (with "hey" masked out) are all from the same Half Pint Heroes stamp set. I'm really pleased with how this turned out, especially since I was starting to panic and had NO IDEA yesterday afternoon what I was going to do for this Waltz! Just goes to show that so many of these stamps really are quite versatile and can be used for multiple holidays and occasions!
Be sure to stop by and check out the rest of the Waltzers - you can find the list of participants HERE in the WMS forum. I can't wait to see what everyone created this month!