Create an “I Dig You” Valentine Gift
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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I wanted to find something that was easy to make and fun to give as a gift to friends and family. I saw a project like this on Pinterest, and thought it would be fun to make. I was able to find the little shovels in a back corner of the discount store on clearance, so I was able to save a lot of money on the project. You could use whatever type shovel you’d like, I just figured that these could be reused later in the year.
Who’s the person that you dig, and would you give one to, if you decided to make some? Leave a comment and let me know. I sure hope that you like it!! I hope you have a blessed day, and please be sure to comment and share this craft on your social media channels – thanks so much!!
- Clear Bag
- Plastic Shovel
- Cricut Explore
- Craft Paper
- Ribbon/Pipe Cleaners
- Glue Dots/Tape
- & Time!
Instructions for the I Dig You Valentine Craft:
I started by putting one of the plastic shovels (that I found at the store for only $0.88) into a clear bag.
Next, I poured in some candy hearts, that most people love receiving for Valentine’s Day as a treat.
When the bag was as full as I wanted, I tied it off with a sparkly pipe cleaner. You can usually find these at the dollar store and they can be used for so many things.
I then used my Cricut Explore to make some tags for the treat. I put in the saying and it wrote it on the craft paper. With some of the letters being bubble style, I had to fill in some of the letters, since the Cricut software isn’t designed to do that yet…hopefully they will in the future. Then I cut the pieces out into a rounded shape to adhere to the little chalkboards that I found at the store. You could always use chalk, but I figured that the person who got the gift, could just remove the paper tag and use that again! 🙂
After the tags were finished, I just clipped one onto a piece of the pipe cleaner that I left sticking out from closing up the bag.
To decorate it a bit more, I used some holiday ribbon that I found at the dollar store, to just tie up the top and add some flair. You could add flowers, or one of those candy pieces that looks like a rose. Totally up to you.
Once it’s finished, you can give it to whoever you wish. It brings a smile and lets them know that you care for them.
I hope you like it! Please take a minute to leave me a comment. Let me know what you would do different, or what you would add, etc. Be sure to tweet, pin, share, etc. – thanks!!
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“He who gets wisdom loves his own soul; He who keeps understanding will find good.” –Proverbs 19:8