Paper lace doilies are perfect for Valentine's Day
crafts and decorating!
-Glue a doily onto a red construction paper heart-fold
in half, and create a simple handmade Valentine's
Card, invitation or leave unfolded for a decoration.
-Throw a mini tea party for the kids and put one doily
on a small plate with a cookie, a chocolate heart and
a few whimsical conversation hearts. Serve with
regular tea that has an abundance of milk or cream
and sugar. Read Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise
Brown or Guess How Much I Love You by Sam
McBratney and have a wonderful time!
-Write a note to each of your family on red or pink
paper telling them what you love most about them.
Roll it up gently and secure with a tiny piece of
tape. OVER this, roll one doily around the note
then tie with a thin red ribbon. Present these to
your family at dinner on Valentine's Day or at your
-Roll doilies in cone shapes and secure with glue
or tape. Gently stuff a cotton ball into the bottom
of the cone to block the end. You can also color
the doily beforehand or place a decorative sticker
on the edge that you've glued or taped. Place a
tiny handful of the small conversation hearts in the
cone as a classroom or party favor.
You can adapt these suggestions for wedding showers,
birthdays or any holiday by substituting different colors
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She lives in the Midwest with her husband, Chuck, and three