So, I’ve never been much of a Valentine’s Day-flowers-and-hearts type of girl. (Notice I did not say I object to candy or wine….) This year – actually last year, our supermarkets broke out the conversation hearts about 3 days after Christmas. You know, the ones that say things like “Call Me” or “Q T PIE.” Gack. The kids are too old to fall for my “Candy hearts are not ripe until February, you know” line anymore. (Worked for years!)
Anyway, in past years I tried making candy heart-like polymer clay charms. It worked great, and I have a cute little bracelet loaded with them…but it’s not very me.
This year, I had a vision of a different sort of candy heart.s Ones with the kind of messages I sometimes felt like sending back in the pre-happily-married days. Messages like “BACK OFF” or “R U SERIOUS?” Pastels didn’t seem to fit the idea, so I came up with these (available for purchase at my Artfire shop):