Plaid® Valentine Candy Boxes

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by Cathie Filian and Steve Piacenza, Plaid®

Plaid® Valentine Candy Boxes

Fill the Plaid® Valentine Candy Boxes with whatever little gifts you want to give your friends and loved ones this Valentine's Day!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Let paint and Mod Podge dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Carefully remove the ribbon from the Clear acrylic hearts. If the ribbon is in good enough shape, you may want to use it as part of step 5 below.
  • 3
    Trace the lid of the candy box onto decorative cardstock. Apply a layer of Mod Podge on the box lid and to the back of the cardstock. Place the cardstock on the lid. Apply more Mod Podge to the top, press with your finger until smooth. Apply more Mod Podge as necessary. Smooth your brush strokes.
  • 4
    Paint the wood heart Pink. When dry, add 3 coats of Hologram glitter.
  • 5
    Using hot glue, add ribbon across the box, the heart to the top of the box and a silk flower and rhinestone to the heart.
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Mini Clear Acrylic Heart Box with White Ribbon 104760871 (2)
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Extreme Glitter™ 5 oz. Hologram 104547996
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pink 104107509
  • Plaid® Mod Podge® Waterbase Sealer
  • Glue and Finish 8 oz. Matte 104107932
  • Loew-Cornell® Sponge Brush 2 inch 104114531 (2) or buy one and rinse between applying paint and Mod Podge
  • Scissors
  • 12 inch x 12 inch Cardstock (2) (your choice of color and/or pattern)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder® All Purpose Stik™ Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Lara's Crafts New Image Company Wood Heart 1-1/2 inch 21 pc. 104139805
  • Offray Spool O'Ribbon in color of your choice (optional: see step 2)
  • Offray Stylish Accents™ 6 pc. 5 Petal Flower and Pink Gem 104430095