Friday, February 5, 2010

One more valentine!

These are my favorites because I really am more traditional when it comes to Valentines. I love the red and the pink and the glitter. I worked up a sheet with both of these designs on them so enjoy! I am giving these to my pals along with the yummiest Fleur de Sel Caramels dipped in deep dark chocolate. I found the recipe right here and people freak out when they eat them. Just really watch your temperature or you will have caramel hard candy which is not quite as good. (It is really only good if you don't have any fillings. Any fillings that you want to keep in your teeth, you should just throw the hard stuff out!). I use Lindt Excellence Dark 70% to dip them in and it is so nice and dark that it really balances the sweetness of the caramels. I just cut the caramels into rectangles and dip them in the melted chocolate with two forks and let them dry on a wire rack. I found this cute stack of glass dishes at an thrift store and I am going to fill them up with caramels, put the tag on and give them away. Perfect for the teachers and for my girlfriends who get into this type of thing.
I also saw these cookies on Velvet Strawberries and I think they would be perfect Valentine cookies. I might make them heart shaped if I can find a small enough heart cutter in my stash.
So I hope you enjoyed the printables and I hope everyone has a really fun Valentines Day! Here is the download:

6 comments:

Valerie said...

those valentine's are so cute! and now you've got my mouth watering at those caramels. is that ingredient something i might find at whole foods? that's about as gourmet as it gets here in oklahoma...:)

Stephanie said...

Oh my, your description of those chocolate carmels made me crave chocolate so bad! I'm drooling all over my keyboard..hahaha.

Lori said...

Gorgeous pinkness! Don't you just love the Rosewood font!??!?!

peter said...

delightful cards!!

Rebekah said...

these are so cute! Thanks for creating a free printable!

larissa said...

your caramels sound delicious! and will look perfect on the pink plates. great idea for gifts.