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love birds
Credit: Chris O'Shea

Heart bellies and valentine-shaped glasses ($6 for a dozen; give these birdies a loving look.

What You'll Need

Felt, scissors, feather trim ($30 per yd.;, fabric glue, safety pins or staples, tank top, ribbon, Velcro, feather trim ($10 per yd.;, plastic heart glasses ($6 for a dozen;, hot-glue gun and glue sticks, feathers, scissors, paper, pencil

Make It


1. Cut large heart shapes out of felt. Cut and glue feather trim to felt. Staple or safety-pin heart to a tank top.


1. Cut ribbon long enough to circle wrist or ankle. Glue Velcro to ends.

2. Glue feather trim to ribbon.


1. Pop lenses out of glasses; hot-glue feathers to glasses.

2. Cut triangular beak from paper, fit into glasses' bridge; hot-glue in place.

3. Curl tip of beak with pencil.

Originally published in the October 2013 issue of Parents magazine.

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