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Valentine's Day Wedding Favor Ideas


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January 16, 2012

Closeup of finished favor.Getting married on Valentine's Day? Make these cute wedding favors and continue to spread the love.

Approximate Time: 15 minutes per favor, excluding the time waiting for the paint to dry.

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Supplies:

Instructions:

  1. Cut the skewer to a length of 3 inches.
  2. Glue the twig heart to the skewer, and let it dry thoroughly, before continuing to the next step.
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  4. Spray the heart-and-skewer combination with the silver spray paint. Remember not to hold the can too close when spraying, and work in a well-ventilated area.
  5. Spray painted heart.
     

  6. Next, turn the miniature terracotta pot upside down on a sheet of newspaper and spray the whole outside of the pot with the silver spray paint.
  7. Terra cotta pot before and after painting.
     

  8. Leave both the heart-and-skewer combination and the pot to dry thoroughly.
  9. Turn the heart-and-skewer combination around, and spray the other side with the silver paint. Also, turn the pot around and spray the inside of the pot. Leave to dry thoroughly.
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  11. Glue the rhinestone to the skewer, so that the rhinestone will be "framed" by the heart twig, and leave to dry thoroughly.
  12. Rhinestone glued to skewer.
     

  13. Tie the ribbon around the skewer at the bottom of the heart and make a small bow.
  14. Bow tied to skewer.
     

  15. Add some glue to the bottom of the miniature pot, and while holding the heart-and-skewer combination upright in the pot, fill the pot with the glass sand.
Completed favor.
 

Photos included:

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Photo 1: Glue the twig heart to the skewer and let it dry thoroughly. Photo 2: Spray the heart-and-skewer combination with the silver spray paint. Photo 3: Spray the miniature terracotta pot inside and out with the spray paint. Photo 4: Glue the rhinestone to the skewer, so that the rhinestone will be "framed" by the heart twig. Photo 5: Tie the ribbon around the skewer at the bottom of the heart and make a small bow. Photo 6: The completed wedding favor.

By Benetta from Pretoria, Gauteng

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November 21, 2007

We had a Valentine's wedding last year and were looking for something "memorable", yet not super expensive. I was searching around and found this site that had the cute LOVE cookie cutters.

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December 11, 2006

Use small heart shaped candles or soaps.

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June 13, 2004

You can also purchase bookmarks offline. You can choose the color of font, the verse, you names and wedding date, and the colour of the tassle. It came out to about 50 cents per favor.

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