Feeling shy about spelling out your valentine messages? Try a technique long favored by secret admirers everywhere: using symbols and pictures in place of words.
|Prep Time: Under 1 hour|
|What you need:|
Lace or other trimming (optional)
|Seasons: Valentine's day|
|1.||Scan the magazine pages for photos or sketch objects that you can use to represent specific words. for example, you can use a picture of a knot for the word "not," a tin can for the verb "can" or an eye for "I."|
|2.||Make a list of letters that sound like whole words, such as b for "be," c for "see," r for "are," t for "tea," u for "you" or y for "why."|
|3.||Think of numbers that can substitute for words, such as 2 for "to" or "too," and 8 for "ate."|
|4.||Then cut and paste those symbols onto a heart shaped piece
of unlined paper to create the desired message.
You can trim the heart with lace to add a little flare. Measure the lace, cut and paste it around the edge.
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