Friday, February 24, 2012

Date Night!

Double Netflix Date:
So last night Chris took me out to Olive Garden (my first time going!) and then we decided to go back to my house and pick a date out of the date jar! We picked a double-feature Netflix date! So each of us got to choose a movie and watch both! It was very fun because I got to pick first and Chris was going to just "torture me" (I'm thinking a Battlestar Galactica movie!) if I were to make him sit through a sappy romance movie (two in one week is a little much). So I decided to have us watch Big with tom Hanks and Chris chose Mrs. Doubtfire with Robin Williams. Which part of that movie was shot in my Hometown!!! Small world! Well I hope you guys will enjoy this date idea! Happy dating!

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Date Jar Re-Decoration

I changed the date jar a little bit, and I am very proud of the results! I puff painted the words and the heart on the clear glass circle! It is very cute. for a link to see the original date jar before updates click here.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Craft Day Saturday Continues!

So I made a date jar! I had seen these online on various blogs and I loved the idea. Chris and I spend so much time trying to figure out what to do with our time together. So I asked him to think up some ideas he would enjoy doing, and I thought up a lot more from different websites, blogs, and Pinterest. So since I was able to use the paint and stickers from my last craft I just had to buy the following items (on my Michael's trip).

  • Mason Jar - $1.29
  • Red Ribbon - $2.50
What I did to make this jar was paint the whole thing with white acrylic paint (two to three coats, gotta make sure you cannot see through it), and then once it was dry I used a little stick to draw a circle (scratching out paint) and then get all the paint scratched out of the circle. Then I added some Valentine's Day Stickers and a red ribbon! I also puff painted around the outside of the circle just to give it a bit more of a finished look.

I cannot wait to start using this date jar! I will write about our dates from the jar (and our planned dates!). Enjoy your craft day!

Craft Day Saturday!!

So Chris has been mentioning how much he loves when I send him love notes, but he does not have anywhere to put them. So they just sit in a pile collecting dust in his room. And even though this might just be a box that collects dust I am very proud of it and the story on how it came about!
Chris and I went to Michaels yesterday so I could get craft supplies and I was looking for puff paint. I found a store worker and asked him to point me in the right direction and instead takes me to the exact aisle i needed! And then told me that it was "Random Act of Kindess Day" and handed me an envelope. Inside was a $5 gift card! But then I got some even better deals for this craft!

-Craft Box: $2.99
-'L' Letter: $1.99
-White Puff Paint: $1.19
-Red Acrylic Paint: $.77
-White Acrylic Paint: $.77
-Valentine's Sale Stickers: $.89
-Sponge Brush: $.07
-Heart Wood Chips: $.05

So for $8.72 (not including tax, or $3.72 if you include my gift card) I got to add white and red to my acrylic paint collection, white to my puff paint collection, and an adorable box for my love to store his letters! The really great deal was that sponge brush because they were 4 for $1, regularly $.49 each! So when I saw the brush rang up for $.07 it was a pleasant surprise, especially because I was all ready to buy four of them!

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Our First Valentine’s

So today was not exactly as I had expected. I sent Chris his Valentine in the mail yesterday because he was working today and I did not plan on seeing him. So I was quite surprised when he called me this morning and surprised me and took me out to breakfast! We were very crunched for time, so McDonalds was what we ate, and it was absolutely perfect. The romantic gesture made my heart melt and reminded me of why I fell in love with him in the first place. That and he made me an AWESOME pink Nerf Gun. Awesome.