FloraCraft Valentine Memo Cube

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by Craft Marketing Connections Design Team

FloraCraft Valentine Memo Cube

Styrofoam and cardstock make Valentine's Day decorating easy!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    To create opening for bowl, center bowl, upside down onto top of Styrofoam cube. Use pencil to trace around bowl. Remove bowl. Starting in 1/4 inch from traced line, use spoon to remove enough Styrofoam for bowl to fit down into cube.
  • 2
    Plan placement of cardstock around Styrofoam cube, using same cardstock on opposite sides. Cut cardstock into eight 8 inch squares. Set one square aside for top of cube. Apply glue stick to Styrofoam cube and press squares onto each side and bottom of Styrofoam cube.
  • 3
    Center and trace bowl onto wrong side of square cardstock for top of Styrofoam cube. Mark center of circle and cut slits radiating out, stopping 1/4 inch from line. (Note: slits should be about 1 inch apart near circle.) Use glue stick on back of cardstock and slits and attach to top of Styrofoam cube, pressing slits into opening for bowl.
  • 4
    Cut ribbon into two pieces that are one yard a piece. Apply glue stick to back of ribbon and attach one piece to top and bottom edge of Styrofoam cube. Trim any excess.
  • 5
    Use wire cutters to remove prongs from brad. Use glue gun to attach brad fronts to push pins. Randomly place stickers onto Styrofoam cube. Fill bowl with candy and display valentines on Styrofoam cube.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • FloraCraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Block 8 inch x 8 inch x 8 inch White 104179429
  • American Crafts 12 inch x 12 inch Cardstock Candy Hearts 104814930 (2)
  • American Crafts 12 inch x 12 inch Cardstock Light Pink with White Flowers 104814652 (2)
  • American Crafts 12 inch x 12 Cardstock You and Me 104814928 (2)
  • American Crafts Cardstock 12 inch x 12 inch Red Stripe 104814626 (2)
  • 6 inch Diameter Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Valentine Cards
  • Valentine Candy (such as Celebration Sixlets Candy Coated Chocolate Flavored Candy Red 14 oz. 104751172 and Celebration Sixlets Candy Coated Chocolate Flavored Candy White 14 oz. 104751205)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stickers Valentines 2 Assorted 104750007
  • Offray Spool O' Ribbon Red 104188398
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Push Pins (8)
  • Decorative Brads
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • X-ACTO Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife 104135101
  • Pencil
  • Ruler