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February 4, 2014

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How to Make Paper Lilies and Love Notes

February 4, 2014

DIY-valentines-day-paper-flowers-love-notes_completeFebruary 14 may be the official day of love and romance, but why wait until then to celebrate your sweetie?! Start the Valentine’s Day festivities early with 14 days of love notes – one note a day starting February 1st and ending right before that romantic dinner you have planned (in case you don’t have anything planned, here’s a friendly reminder!).

I used restickable glue to create one-of-a-kind love notes using the leaves on my paper flowers. You can use this technique to turn any type of bouquet – from fresh flowers to paper roses – into a creative gift for your special someone.

These paper lilies are so easy to create and customize, whether you are a beginner crafter or advanced DIY pro! I took inspiration from different types of lilies – from Tiger lilies to Stargazer Lilies when choosing the color combination. Even little hands can make these DIY paper flowers, making it the perfect Valentine’s Day craft for kids. Turn this into a family fun activity by having your children help with the tracing and cutting, or have them create a bouquet of their own! Continue Reading…