Galentines Presents


Last Saturday I went to a sweet Galentine’s party with a bunch of girlfriends, put on by my new friend Stephanie. She knows how to throw an amazing party. The highlights from the party were: chatting with old friends, making new friends, being without the kiddos, exchanging and receiving fun Valentine’s gifts, and devilishly good chocolate cookies.

I spent all Saturday morning working on my exchange. I sort of knew what I was going to do, but I did wing it a bit. I quickly sewed 12 bags from my stash of vintage fabric, made leather-covered hair pins and stuffed the bag. I put candies, hairpins and a “love you” sticker in each bag.

I couldn’t think of anything clever to put on my bag, so I hand-wrote “Be mine” on little slips of paper and used a safety pin to attach the tag and close the bag. I felt like it was nothing too terribly clever, but I did have a great time putting them all together. Are you passing out little Valentines this year? I’d love to see what you’ve done.

Penelope and I will be working on her class Valentines together tonight. I love that she’s getting old enough to enjoy and work on projects with me.

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  1. Katie says:

    I love that fabric!

    I made little cards for our families:

    And my daughter passed out felt hearts filled with candies to her joy school class:

    I love Valentines!

  2. Aimee says:

    What a super fun idea! I think I am going to have to throw a Galentine’s party in the future. :)

  3. Reese says:

    Did you make those stickers? How did you do it? They are adorable!

  4. mer says:

    wasn’t that a fun party! I’m loving your little gift. thanks!

  5. Stephanie says:

    I’m still jealous of all the ladies that got one!

    Thank you for coming. It was so much fun!

  6. I love the idea of Galentine’s GNO! Need to do that next year. (I love Amy Poehler!)

    I made these for my friends:

  7. Heather PJ says:

    Love your Valentine’s! We made our own this year too:

    We also made superhero lollipops for my nieces and nephews:

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