Friday, February 1, 2013

Valentines... With A Mean Streak

Let me start this post off by saying that I love my co-workers. 

Seriously. I work with two of the coolest girls in the whole world, April & Sarah. We all work well together, we get each others weird sense of humor and have many inside jokes. 

 That being said, I knew that they would find these Valentine cards that I found on Pinterest just as hilarious as I did. 

Although being the "budgetly creative" person that I am, I knew that I could make them myself. 

So I did!


I used my Silhouette software to design the sayings, just resizing the different lines to the right sizes to make the mean phrases much bigger. 

I used the following phrases: 
i would GO TO HELL and back to see you
I'D KILL to be with YOU
I HATE when YOU are not here with me
YOU'RE NOT just MY FRIEND you're my best friend
without LOVE life STINKS
when YOU'RE not with me A PAIN runs through my heart

I printed out the designs


 Then cut them down with my new paper cutter that I got for Christmas. (Thanks, Mom.) I cut them 5x7 inches to make 5x3.5 inch cards.



I scored them before folding them to make them easier to fold. Yes, you can score paper with a butter knife. (budgetly creative, remember?) 




And that was it. Some of the easiest Valentine cards I've ever made!




Since we're on the subject of being budgetly creative, I was going to make envelopes with my Silhouette machine, since I have several envelope shapes, but then I was walking through Michael's and realized that I could buy one of their little note card packs and just use the cute little pink envelope.


6 envelopes for $1.50. Sounds like a deal to me. 

 I think my co-workers are going to love my snarky little Valentine cards. 

( I know I think they're hilarious!) 


I'm sharing this project at the following link parties: 

~ What's In The Gunny Sack @ The Gunny Sack ~ Tutorials & Tips @ Home Stories From A to ZTake-A-Look Tuesday @ Sugar Bee Crafts ~ Too Cute Tuesday @ Funky Polkadot Giraffe ~ Time To Shine @ A Diamond In The Stuff ~ Tell Me Tuesday @ Him & Her ~ Show Me Whatcha Got @ Not Just A Housewife ~ Hoo's Got Talent @ Night Owl Crafting ~ Lil Luna Linky Party @ Lil Luna ~ Your Whims Wednesday @ My Girlish Whims ~ Wow Me Wednesday @ Ginger Snap Crafts ~ Wicked Awesome Wednesday @ Handy Man, Crafty Woman ~ Show & Share @ Southern Lovely ~ Wildly Original Link Party @ I Gotta Create ~ Transformation Thursday @ The Shabby Creek Cottage ~ Creative Juice Thursday @ Momnivore's Dilemma ~ Link Party @ The 36th Ave ~ BFF Open House Link Party @ The Answer Is Chocolate ~ Delicately Constructed @ Delicate Construction ~ Anything Goes Linky @ Bacon Time ~ Weekend Bloggy Reading @ Serenity Now ~ Free for All @ Young & CraftyWeekend Wrap Up @ Tatertots & Jello ~ Strut Your Stuff Saturday @ Six Sisters' Stuff Show & Tell Saturday @ Be Different Act Normal ~ Sunday Show Off Link Party @ Twigg Studios ~ Sundae Scoop Link Party @ I Heart Nap Time ~ Man Up Link Up @ So I Married A Craft Blogger ~


Thank you for featuring this project!!!

Sugar Bee Crafts

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11 comments:

  1. Those are cute. I like the off-beat take a closer look quality they have.

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  2. Bwahaha these are hilarious!! I'm seriously considering yoinking the "you're not my friend" one to mail to my BFF. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. so cute!! would you be willing to share the format?

    aleesa hogue @ hotmail .com

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  4. Hilarious! I love these. I think I need to send them to my sisters.

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  5. Thanks for linking to Take-A-Look Tuesday over at Sugar Bee Crafts - you were featured today!
    --Mandy, www.SugarBeeCrafts.com

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  6. I love the idea. I love it so much I'm showing it off to others:) in my list for Valentine's Day Gifts. You can check it out here http://circulmagic.blogspot.ro/2013/01/de-sf-valentin-si-dragobete-cadouri.html
    Lots of love and inspiration:) I'll be checking your blog more and more. We think alike:)

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  7. Very random question here -- what paper cutter is that? I am looking for a new one. Do you like it?

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  8. At first glance I thought they were just mean cards, lol. These are great and will be featured soon at Bacon Time.

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