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  1. Kate
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    I LOVE this Alex – such a cool change from candy, and brilliant fun to use (do you make them for grown-ups too?). Lovely font too….

  2. Victoria Elizabeth
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    Who is Tyler? I loved that you polled so as to avoid disappointing anyone!! Creative, but simple! Great idea… way better than yet another pencil with a heart eraser!!

  3. Growing Up in the Garden
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    I love this! I won’t have to think about classroom Valentine exchanges until next year, but we will definitely be doing something homemade. Something that doesn’t get thrown away the next day is even better.

  4. ScrapAndSalvage
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    lol who IS tyler?!?!?!?!
    very cute idea. i remember swirly straws growing up. i had many in a variety of colors. i think these will be a huge hit!

  5. Stacey
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    Cute idea. I need one of those for my purse. I’d like my heart to swirl more regularly. (lol)

    I can only imagine that Tyler is some cute boy that has maybe made her heart swirl? I think I’d stick a straw in that one and try to get some more information out!!!

    I loved Valentines during school. Decorating shoe boxes for our valentine cards was the BEST! Getting a straw in it would have been the coolest. These are awesome, Alex!

  6. Leah
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    Awww, these are super cute! I bet the kids will think they’re so fun too. ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. Tia & Jeff
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    Cute!! I would have loved this when I was a kid!

  8. thethinkingcloset
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    Ha! You had me literally laughing out loud (llol) on that last line. I can see these Valentine’s being a hit for your daughter’s classmates this year. And I’m a font junky, too…especially after sifting through thousands of fonts in working on my blog re-design. After a while, they all start to look like Courier New.

  9. Kelly (Cobwebs, Cupcakes And Crayons)
    Kelly (Cobwebs, Cupcakes And Crayons) at · Reply

    Those are adorable! Isn’t it amazing how attached they can get to little things you wouldn’t think they’d look twice at? And I’m with Lauren…your last line made me laugh out loud! WHO is Tyler??

  10. the home tome
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    Love these! I also would have been tickled to get a crazy straw – watching the liquid travel northwards is entertaining indeed. Now, if when the kids get home, they sip some soda or chocolate milk…well, then these have served as candy vehicles (liquid candy that is…) ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. cheryl
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    Yes, thanks for the no candy Valentines idea. I’m not a fan of candy for every holiday although one of my children would probably be very sad to hear me say that. ๐Ÿ™‚ I completely forgot about Valentine’s this year, so we created an emergency solution forty-five minutes before school started. ๐Ÿ˜‰ At least we got something out the door.

  12. Danielle from Storypiece
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    I always enjoyed the non-sugar treats too. This is a great idea and one my girlie would still love. We don’t do the classroom treats anymore (which I’m both happy and sad about), but this is such a fun idea to just do for my own kiddos. Totally gonna steal this!

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