Sunday, February 12, 2017

You're Sweet Like Bubble Gum Valentine's Day Photo Card (DYI)

Tomorrow is Valentine's day and you all know I'm a little crazy and have to do DYI instead of store bought anything. I'm on a bit of a budget right now, so I found an inexpensive way to make photo Valentine cards for Caden's class. Cole being "too old for this mom" is out of my cool mom vibe .. ugh.

I found this idea for a Bubble Gum Card on Project Denneler it was simple to do with supplies I had on hand and what I could pick up at the Dollar Tree.


What you Need:
Photo Paper (or send out / I had a 20pk from previous purchase at Dollar Tree)
Pink Balloons (Dollar Tree / 15pk)
Bubble Gum (Dollar Tree / 1pk has around 15 pieces)
Clear Treat Bags (40pk Dollar Tree)
Scissors
Stapler

Take a photo of your kid like they are blowing a bubble. Upload to PicMonkey this is my favorite photo editor site. It's a FREE site for most templates, they have a royal package also. I then took Caden's photo lightened it up, added a heart and then the words "You're Sweet Like Bubble Gum! Caden". I also added a little heart in front of Caden's name. When you like what you did print OR send to your local 1 hour photo place. I happened one time to find Polaroid 4x6 photo sheets (20pk) at Dollar Tree. YUP I so loaded up on that $1 a pack is hard to beat. I bought so much I still have more to use and it's been several years ... lol!

Next you set up your station to get these rolled out. I had 26 to make for Caden's class.



First take a pair of scissors to cut a whole on the mouth area. I found it was easier to put the deflated balloon in first, then blow just a LITTLE and tie a knot to secure it. I bought 8 bags of bubble gum giving me about 5 pieces per each card. I added the gum to the clear bags I bought. I then took a stapler to attach the bag to the photo. I stapled right below the slot for the balloon that way the staple is hidden. Caden had a blast blowing the balloon's up. I had a bug card picked out but he really wanted to do another photo card (we've done a few over the years).






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4 comments:

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    1. Thank you sweetie! I so appreciate that! I can't do a lot right now but I feel the small things I can do hopefully will be a memory for years to come.

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  2. I love how these turned out! You're so creative. These are at the top of my list for favorite Valentine's I've seen.

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