Design by Deanna Misner
Sweeten Valentine's Day with a decorated mailbox to hold your kids' cards and notes. Deanna purchased this box in the dollar section at Target. Creative Imaginations and Maya Road offer similar designs. Cover the box in seasonal patterned paper. Accent the mailbox with stickers and foam shapes.
SOURCES: Mailbox: Target. Patterned paper: Scenic Route Paper Co., Paper Studio. Stickers: K&Company (cupcakes), American Crafts (letters).
Shoebox Valentine Holder
Design by Vicki and Riley Boutin
Cover a shoebox in newspaper and glittered designs for an environmentally friendly take on the traditional valentine box. Cut a slit in the top. Add a decorated tag with a big bow for a cute decoration.
SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Stickers: American Crafts (foam letters), Pink Paislee (glitter letters). Stamps: Gel-a-tins. Ink: Clearsnap. Punch: Fiskars. Gel medium: Ranger Industries. Glitter: Stix 2 Anything.
Heart-Shape Pocket Holder
Design by Vicki and Devyn Boutin
Combine cardstock and patterned paper to create a pocket on this heart-shape valentine holder. Punched circles create a scalloped edge, while strips of decorative-edge paper dress up the pocket.
SOURCES: Cardstock: Prism Papers. Patterned paper: Sassafras. Stamps: Crafty Secrets (angels, hearts), Hero Arts (script). Ink: Clearsnap (red, pink), Ranger Industries (black). Punches: Fiskars.