Valentines Decorations / December 30, 2018 / Hester Higgins
Use a red and pink potpourri to make the smell of the home wonderful. Foods There are a number of foods that you can make to celebrate the day too. Heart shaped cookies can be frosted in pinks and reds and then use other colors for sprinkles on them. Place on a heart shaped tray. Chocolate is a very appropriate option and can be purchased or made in heart shapes. Use crystal dishes or plain white china for your treats. For the kids get out paper cups filled with candy hearts mini marshmallows and chocolate chips. For the grown ups you can think about chocolate mousse and whipped cream. There are so many options for creating Valentine decorations from a wide variety of materials. However sometimes all thats on hand are some pieces of construction paper and plain white sheets of paper.
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.
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.