28.1.14

"One in a Minion" Valentines

Happy {early} Valentines day everyone! I know this tutorial's late, but I think it will be worth the wait.

I for one absolutely LOVE Despicable Me 2, not to mention the adorable little minions. How can you not love them? So I created a little play on words to incorporate minions into this Valentine season. 




aren't they adorable? Ok, so let's just pretend I don't have you sold on the whole minion valentine idea (let's be honest though, you are all sold) look at the cute little eyes and tag I created……….. it's free …………. and you can get them for yourself. Just scroll to the end of the post. And if your STILL not sold, just let me say: they involve twinkies.




I think I had a little too much fun taking pictures on these :).




Materials:
  • Twinkies (I used the generic brand because (1) they're cheaper, and (2) the hostess brand ones don't have clear wrapping) 
  • minion eyes (get yours here)
  • one in a minion tag (get yours here)
  • twine/ string 
  • glue dots (really anything sticky) 
  • hole puncher
Steps:
  1. cut out the glasses and tags.
  2. place a glue dot on each side of one of the glasses and place it near the top of the Twinkie. 
  3. use a hole puncher to punch out a whole in the tag
  4. slide a piece of string through the hole in the tag and tie it onto the Twinkie. 

5 comments:

  1. so cute! thank you for the downloads!!

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  2. I love these Emma. I have only seen the first movie, and I still think they're cute enough I've been trying to figure out who I know that would be fun to give them to!

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  3. Oh my! I'm in love with these!!! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Which off brand did you buy, if you don't mind me asking? My 3 yr old is obsessed with despicable me and we will be making these tomorrow! :) so cute!

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    1. I just got the generic brand at Walmart. Enjoy!

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