To end our valentines craft week we decided to make some Welsh Lovespoons…the originals were given as love tokens many years ago in Wales…a young man would carve a spoon and give it to the girl he loved….if she accepted then it was a sign that she loved him too!
Each lovespoon has symbols that mean something…
Wheel meant never ending love
Heart meant true love
Keyhole meant I will provide a safe place for you to live
Key meant you have the key to unlock my heart
Horseshoe meant good luck
Flower meant our love will grow
Bell meant we will live in harmony
Diamond meant good fortune
Bird meant love birds lets be together
So take a look at our lovely colourful love spoons…and spot the messages on them!
Gathering all our things together before we begin….
Painting our wooden spoons pretty colours…
Spoons ready to decorate…dried with the hair drier then they are ready!