Valentines Decorations / December 28, 2018 / Mara Beasley.
They are made with salt dough and make great sculptures to have as keepsakes. Youll need: o 2 cups of plain flour o 1 cup of salt o 1 cup of water o oven o acrylic paint o knife o board o rolling pin o paintbrushes o baking tray o pen pencil or stylus Mix the two cups of flour into a bowl with one cup of salt and one cup of water with your hands until the dough is entirely moistened and sticks together. It should be like pizza dough easy to mold. Youll see the little grains of salt in the dough dont worry thats what it should look like. Roll out the dough into a sheet about a quarter of an inch thick. Then use your stylus pen or pencil to cut out a heart shape. Set this aside and roll out the dough again to cut out some smaller heart shapes. Once you have about three heart shapes in decreasing size you can press one on top of the other. Use a little water between the layers to act as a glue or paste.
Remember that Valentines day decoration arent necessary limited in their application to the notorious day of romance itself. You can use these amazing decorating ideas to spice up your love life any time of the year so long as you want to get him or her in the mood. But remember making romantic decorations is a lot like writing a poem specifically for the person. To put the soul and character of your partner in every piece of decoration and customize them to suit her tastes is sexier than anything you can get off the grocery counter. Here are a few decorations that can make every day feel like hearts day: - Go for the old reliables: When you run out of ideas the old methods can really make her swoon just fine. A surprise candlelit dinner with champagne and the music of Marvin Gaye or Barry White can make any night a hot one.
Next place your heart shapes onto the cooking tray and bake them in the oven for about a half an hour at 212 degrees Fahrenheit. When they are done let them cool. You can now paint them with red pink or white acrylic paint. To hang them on the wall you can hammer a couple of small nails into the back and string with wire or string. The sculpture will be light enough to hang on a small nail or screw in the wall and you can reuse it every year. It is one of the biggest certainties of life that love will be something that will always be around. It is something that never goes out of season but reaches sort of a fevered pitch in most parts of the world on the 14th of February. Valentines day is a celebration that jaded people love to hate and lovers absolutely rejoice in. And because you and the love of your life deserve to have the most romantic atmosphere in you pad on that special day it would be best to learn the hottest Valentines day decorations that you can make yourself.
Take sheets of plain white paper and cut them into snowflakes using all different patterns (use your imagination). Place the hearts over the snowflakes and trace around the edges. Cut the snowflake so it fits over the heart and glue them together. You could also trim the snowflake so it is slightly smaller to give the heart a framed look. Hang the hearts throughout your home on mirrors on glassed over wall hangings and from lighting. Project Idea #3 Create a simple paper chain using red pink and white. Alternate the colors in a pattern that pleases you. Theres no right or wrong way to do this. Hang this with additional Valentines day decorations like the paper hearts mentioned above. Consider hanging the hearts from the chain itself. As an added twist cut large hearts out from pieces of decorative scrapbook paper.
Head to the candy aisle and have fun! Allow each party guest to frost their cupcakes themselves and add their own decoration. Consider picking up some "to go" boxes so guests can take home extra cupcakes to enjoy when they return home. Use hearts cut from pieces of construction paper punch a heart shaped hole in the top string a piece of ribbon through each before filling each box with cupcakes. Write the name of each party guest on to the heart so their boxes dont get mixed up with someone elses by mistake. This box display also acts as yet another Valentines day decoration opportunity for the party. Valentines Decorations make a great accent during that special time of year and you can create these easy decorations for the home or the classroom.