Thursday, February 13, 2014

DIY Valentine's Day Gift

I had to make my husband promise he wouldn't read my blog today because I'm sharing his Valentine's Day gift! This is a very simple DIY I put together yesterday and I'm so pleased with how it turned out. I thought it was worth sharing in case you also have a Game of Thrones-obsessed husband/boyfriend and need some last-minute inspiration! This could also work for a birthday or a just-because gift. If he loves the books/show as much as my husband does, it should be a hit no matter what.


(In case you haven't seen Game of Thrones, you can Google these words and get the back story on them.)

Here's how I did it. I typed up the words and found a font I really liked, sized it and printed it in light grey type on white cardstock. Using my gold leaf pen I carefully traced over the words. Then I framed the cardstock and that was it!

I think this would look pretty cute in a bathroom or resting on a nightstand. We'll have to see where my husband wants to put it. I think it's a fun pop culture reference while also acting as a little love note to my husband. Those Dothrakis are pretty poetic, I must say. (And that's the last time you'll see a word like "Dothraki" on my blog! The things we do for the men in our lives!)





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4 comments:

  1. So sweet. And I, too, have a husband who could watch Game of Thrones all day every day. I like it as well, but I got bored early on one episode and Wikipediaed the ENTIRE Game of Thrones book series so now I know who dies and what happens and who lives and everything. So I am not allowed to watch with Alex anymore because I accidentally spoils things for him. Well, anyway, this is so sweet!

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  2. Haha! That's so funny. My husband has read the books so he knows what's coming but he's still impossibly excited for the new season to come out. It's cute. I thought I wouldn't like the show but I've gotten into it too.

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