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Easy Doily Valentines

Create a little romance this month with inexpensive paper doilies. 

Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2004

Introduction

Thei pretty cutwork of these Valentines is just right for lending a touch of nostalgia to Valentine's Day.

Doilies supply a bouquet of paper posies to decorate Valentine's Day cards.

materials

  • Blossoms such as Queen Anne's lace, daisies, camellias

  • Glue

  • Green card stock

  • White gouache or ink

  • Scissors

steps

  1. Cut out a mixture of blossoms -- Queen Anne's lace, daisies, camellias -- and glue them to the front of a folded piece of card stock.

  2. Snip, arrange, and glue green card-stock stems and leaves.

  3. Write a heartwarming message in white gouache or ink.

  4. Seal the envelope with a single lacy bloom.

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