A Valentine for the Grandparents

{Happy Tuesday!} ok, bring on the cupids, sappy love quotes, and chalky conversation hearts….because this crafter is officially in Valentine’s Day mode! {took me long enough, huh?}

Not only am I doing Grandparent Valentines for the first time this year {yes, the oldest is 3.} but I also DESIGNED them myself! I am first to admit that I am HORRIBLE, no ATROCIOUS, at graphic design. So this little number may not be fancy schmancy, but I know the grandparents will love i…..t because it has pictures of their {fave} grandkids on it! {wink wink}
idea for grandparent valentine

I snapped pics of the boys holding a little chalkboard message to send their grandparent’s a photo valentine. They cooperated, for the most part. You know how its always an adventure taking picture of kids!! lol Fun memories.

I designed this photo card in Picasa using the Grid option while making a Collage. I printed it out on HP Premium Plus Photo Paper in soft gloss and I have some gorgeous little photo valentines to send to their grandma’s and grandpa’s. sweet! {now to remember to pick up some stamps….}

Do your kids send Valentine’s to their Grandparents?

 

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Linda
Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When I'm not DIYing something, I can be found taxiing around our 4 crazy kids or working out. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥
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  1. 1

    Super cute idea!! I need to get into card-making mode. I always end up doing those last minute. The boys are adorable with their signs!

  2. 2
    Angie

    Super cute idea! And super cute boys! Love all the ideas.

  3. 3

    What a fun idea! I need to get into V-Day mode soon:)

  4. 4
    Beverly

    If I was a grandparent this would melt my heart! Good job! very creative!

  5. 6
    Kim

    Very cute! Did I see somewhere that your birthday is on Valentine’s Day? If so, just wanted to send a shout out because mine is, too! I need to amp up my V-day decorating!

    1. 6.1

      YAY for a fellow V-day birthdayer! how fun! i put on a big bash around here for my birthday…i mean your birthday! LOL thanks for stopping by!
      happy crafting,
      linda

  6. 7

    Your kids are so adorable!! Hayden has gotten so big and Gavin looks so much like Davis!! Cute Valentine’s idea too!

    Melissa
    (your old neighbor)

    1. 7.1

      Hey Melissa! thanks for stopping by. we should do a Craft Club reunion sometime. haha.
      take care!
      linda

  7. 8

    We are sending vday photo cards but I am not as crafty as you – I rely on the good old Walgreens which is a pretty easy alternative. Well, easy to do the card part just as hard to do the taking the picture part:)