My oldest son wanted to have Destiny themed Valentines this year (second year in a row) but specifically wanted to include the Oryx character.
As Valentines Day is seriously overrated for boys in 4th grade in my opinion, I told him “sure” and we went to work.
We found the two photos used for this candy bar wrap here:
and the Destiny logo can be found here.
I used excel as the program of choice to add words and print out the photos. I was able to fit two sets of candy bar wrappers on one page, and I had to print with ‘narrow margins’ to get the photos the largest size possible.
The photo was also extremely dark, so I had to use a really good printer to get the prints to come out correctly, and I would also recommend changing the color of the words, as the color really blended into the photo, which was the look my son was going for.
I haven’t been successful with attaching pdf files to this blog, but here it is if you want to download it and print it on your own. The only thing I ask is that if you mention it on social media or another blog, please give me credit by linking it back to here. =)
My son is using my Fiskars Trimmer to cut the white card stock paper I printed the candy wrappers on, and used Scotch Scrapbooker’s Glue because I couldn’t put my hands on a glue stick quickly. Believe me, I would rather him use a simple glue stick, but I had to go to the store to buy more after taking these photos!
I think the best thing about this Valentine is that my son is happy with it. Many times I think I ‘force’ him to do things for class, and this type of Valentine is EXACTLY what he wanted, so he’s really not complaining about “having to do something” he doesn’t really want to do. All the boys and girls get exactly the same thing, and yet no body has any hurt feelings that he or she doesn’t get something cool.
I hope this post helps someone! Have a great Valentine’s week coming up and may you be blessed this week!