Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Valentine Felt Fortune Cookies

This is the Valentine bag for Owen's class (on my post-breakfast unwiped kitchen table) containig a lollipop (extras from Holden's valentines) and hershey kisses. This morning I put them together during P's morning nap. This week we are back to two naps for little Miss P since she has been waking up all hours of the night and I am truly a believer in the "sleep begets sleep" idea for my kids. Anyhoo, I saw these darling felt fortune cookies on Tiffany's darling site here and went out within a few days for the materials and was attempting them hours later. The first attempts were kind of dire, I didn't have the right shape and the grosgrain to cover the wire wasn't really sticking. But a few days later I tried again and got the fold right and eventually tried using the extra felt (ends of the felt left when I cut out the circles) and it worked fabulously. Also, I made them smaller than I started out (4 inches were directed, I eyeballed a 2 inch circle).
Owen wrote the cute "fortunes" for his friends.

The morning mess of materials.


The fortune cookies. Honestly I don't know what the kids will think or do with them, but it was fun and Owen likes it (and Liz and Lacey will know what they are).

5 comments:

Liz said...

Okay, crafty momma, you are really putting the pressure on the rest of us. How cute are those? I especially love the handwritten fortunes. So cute! Where did you buy your small cellophane bags? Don't tell me I have to go to Expedex cause I don't wanna.

go boo boo said...

Expedex.

CK said...

very cute!

Katie said...

so cute! I am glad they turned out... I just bought the ones from the store and the babysitter put them together with them yesterday... yes, I am lazy.

Lacyface said...

I think you are going to win the most creative valentine prize this year. those are very cute.