Right away, I loved the idea of posting little love notes on Grace's door telling her all the reasons that we love her. Just like Cindy at Skip to My Lou, suggests, I planned on taping a new heart to Grace's door each day from February 1st until Valentine's Day.
So, when I spotted these great, heart-shaped doilies at Dollar Tree I knew they would be perfect for the little, positive, love notes for Grace to wake up to every day! What's even better is that they are only a dollar for a pack of 30. One package would have been plenty, but I knew that Gracie would like the combination of pink and red. Plus, for the price, the leftovers will be a great addition to the craft supplies stash!
I grabbed a piece of pink card stock from my craft supplies, attached a doily to it with some tape and wrote "We love you because..." with a black marker. Then I taped it to her door. The best placement ended up being over a Princess decal that was already stuck to her door.
After that was done, it was time to start adding a new heart each night after bedtime.
(don't mind the stickers that Grace has started adding to her door as well)
Since we still have some time until Valentine's Day, this is still a work in progress. I'll come back and add another photo or two as we add more hearts to her door!
What better way is there to start the day than to be reminded that you are loved?
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