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I’m a Sucker for Pinterest

As you know, Pinterest is my guilty pleasure. It truly is like getting a new magazine in the mail every day.  Not that kind of magazine, silly!  Sheesh.  Get your mind out of the gutter!

For me, it’s like Shape, Runner’s World, Better Homes and Gardens, Food Network Magazine and Family Fun all rolled into one happy space.  But I didn’t realize how literal that was until I stumbled upon this awesome Valentine’s Day idea. 

How adorable and creative are these Valentine’s Day cards?  It sure beats the perforated, punch out Sponge Bob stupid pun cards my kids would beg me to buy.

And it’s no wonder because the blogger behind this idea, Design Mom, was featured in the February issue of Family Fun magazine.

So when you’re flipping through Family Fun and you wonder, “Who are all these amazing moms?” All those amazing, creative moms, dads, grandparents and teachers do indeed exist and can be found on Pinterest.  So go follow them (and me too)!

And then you can try to replicate their ingeniousness like I did.

I started with a photo shoot…

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…and a tiny bit of tweaking and editing in Picnik (which I will not be happy to lose on April 19) to add the text “Valentine, I’m a sucker for you.”

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Then, a few small cuts for a heart-shaped lollipop and voila!

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Our classmates’ cards are complete.

Thank you Family Fun Magazine Design Mom Pinterest!

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Denise

Living life as a mom on the run between races and raising three beautiful, brilliant children (ages 11, 7, 2). Before a blissful life as a SAHM, I taught elementary school for 7 years. In 2007, I discovered a passion for running. I'm currently training for a fourth marathon as well as a variety of other races and triathlons. In my spare time, I am the lead organizer for the Tampa Bay Bloggers on Facebook. I'm currently training for two marathons as well as a variety of other races and triathlons. From start to finish, I'm a mom on the run trying maintain an easy pace through it all.

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  • andi says:

    oh my gosh, this is beyond ADORABLE and GENIUS!!!! i’m pinning it right now!

    9 February, 2012 at 9:02 pm
  • dalettre says:

    They turned out so great! LOVE, love, love.

    9 February, 2012 at 9:21 pm
  • Katie Lloyd says:

    Those are so awesome! …I had big plans to do this too, but um…I caved and bought 50% off Valentine packs with character pencils for $1.50. ;)

    9 February, 2012 at 9:57 pm
  • SarahinSC says:

    I LOVE these! What a super cute idea!

    You should totally try Photoshop Elements 10′s free 30-day trial. It’s on Adobe.com. I use PSE 8 and have tried the Lightroom 3 free trial and love that too but it seems a lot more difficult to figure out.

    Sarah:)

    9 February, 2012 at 9:59 pm
  • Gone Bananas says:

    They came out so cute! Can’t wait to do Megs! I will link up to you once they’re done! Thanks for sharing! xxx

    9 February, 2012 at 10:42 pm
  • 5minutesformom (@5minutesformom) says:

    So clever and cute. Pinning now.

    10 February, 2012 at 6:54 am
  • Allison says:

    I love how yours turned out as well!! But how could they be any less with such cute girls??

    10 February, 2012 at 8:41 am
    • Run DMT says:

      Awww thank you! That is very sweet of you to say.

      10 February, 2012 at 10:57 am
  • Katie says:

    These are so cute! I agree, losing Picnik will be terrible, I’m still looking for an alternative, but none of them as a fabulous as Picnik!

    10 February, 2012 at 11:17 am
  • ThisLife says:

    Such an adorable idea!

    I’m so upset that picnik will be gone.

    10 February, 2012 at 11:32 am
  • Penny says:

    Way too cute!! I seen them on Pinterest too….my weakness too. I could spend all day on that site…not that I have or anything ;)

    10 February, 2012 at 12:14 pm
  • Laura Hernandez says:

    How funny we did the exact same thing! {Addicted to Pinterest!} I’m blogging mine tomorrow. ^_^

    10 February, 2012 at 5:18 pm
  • Teresa says:

    That is certainly a very cute idea. It makes me wish my boy were younger again. :-)

    10 February, 2012 at 9:52 pm
  • deb duty says:

    I love it! They’re awesome!

    11 February, 2012 at 11:42 pm

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