Plaid FolkArt Cereal Box Valentine Holder

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by Julie Lewis, Plaid

Plaid FolkArt Cereal Box Valentine Holder

Turn an empty cereal box into a cute Valentine’s card holder! Get more cute ideas for holding valentines by clicking here.

Make your own, then show us: #ACMooreInspired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:hour + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Carefully cut three sides of cereal box for lid with craft knife. Cut an opening for valentines and poke two holes into top side of box for handles. Front of box will open from top and fold down.
  • 2
    Paint one box Licorice and let dry. Cut kraft paper to fit all sides of second box and glue to secure. Cut an ‘X’ in opening for cards, fold kraft paper to the inside and secure. Use stencil brush to apply Wicker White dots to both boxes.
  • 3
    Twist Pink and Red chenille stems together to create handles for both boxes. Insert ends through holes and glue. (Tip: Glue the ends of the chenille stems together to ensure they don't come undone.) Cut lengths of ribbon for both boxes straps and glue around boxes as shown. (Tip: Start at the top end of the front box opening and end at the front just even with card opening.)
  • 4
    Paint wood hearts Engine Red and let dry. If desired, add a small frog to the heart with liner brush and Fresh Foliage (use Wicker White and Licorice for its' eyes) and let dry. Glue heart stickers and wood hearts to box. Add adhesive hearts to ends of ribbon.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:hour + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •Plaid FolkArt Acrylic Paint in Wicker White, Licorice, Engine Red & Fresh Foliage
  • •Nicole Crafts Postal/Kraft Paper, Two 5" Wood Hearts, Bling It Adhesive Pearl Hearts, Chenille Stems & Heart Stickers in Red, White & Pink, 1/4" Stencil Brush
  • •Morex 1-1/2" x 4 yd Grosgrain Ribbon in Red
  • •Gorilla Glue Super Glue
  • •Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brushes in Flat Wash Size 1/2 & Liner Size 1
  • •X-ACTO Precision Instruments Craft Knife
  • •Pencil & Ruler