valentines day is usually my excuse to make goofy, handmade cards for my girlfriends more than celebrate any romance in my life (not that there’s been much, but we’ll save that for another convo…). When else is it appropriate to draw any animal you want, color it pink, and surround it with curlicued haikus about love/nature/friendship/whatever inspires you in the moment? this opportunity cannot be wasted!

but, i just came across this heart covered, middle school style, friendship bracelet online, and i think i may have to find some way to attach one to each of my cards. a collar for the pink spotted puppy perhaps? or a branch home for the world’s only known rose colored monkey?

i’ve started practicing, and it’s taken me two bracelets to perfect the process. it’s definitely not hard to make these FYI, it just takes some concentration, and i am one easily distracted…

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