Friday, February 1, 2019

Heart Shaped Paper Box DIY

You all know I love making crafts but sometimes I don't have a clue as to what to make next! But by joining an awesome Bring On The Crafts group, it allows me to create something based on a monthly theme! And that happens to be so cool to me! 

February's theme is PAPER!. It can be any craft of our choosing as long as we use some type of paper to make it. That could be anything from decoupage to scrapbooking to cardmaking to origami. It's our choice!

Do you perhaps need a last minute box or container for that special romantic occasion that's coming up soon? Something to put those special items in? Be it jewelry, candy or any sentimental what-not!  Here's an easy way to make an adorable heart shaped box out of paper - using either clear acetate, or good old fashion cardstock!  You certainly can't go wrong making one of these! And it's definitely awesome to know how! 

 You won't believe how quick it is to make, either!  Just copy and paste the template - adjusting the size in WORD, print and cut-out!

Here, I'm using clear acetate sheet paper.

Then, by merely folding along a few lines - just glue together one side in place! 
And finally, attach a pretty ribbon for an adorable look!  

Oh, and did I mention you can add your own design or words to the template? I used Picmonkey to add my flower graphic!

And of course you can always use reliable cardstock for your favorites!
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Bring on the Crafts — A Craft & DIY Blog Hop
On the first Friday of each month, a group of DIY and crafty bloggers join forces. Together with hosts Marie from The Inspiration Vault and Habiba from Craftify My Love, they bring you the #BringontheCrafts blog hop. Each blogger creates a fun craft or DIY project to share that follows a monthly materials theme. February's theme is Paper! Each blogger chooses their own craft to make as long as they love it and it uses paper in the project.

Our February Co-hosts

Heather @ Glitter on a Dime

Join in on the fun! If you'd like to participate next month, you can request to join our Bring on the Crafts Facebook Group
Next month's theme is Mod Podge!
Not a blogger, but a creative mind none the less!? Don't worry, Share your awesome creations in our Craft Cult Facebook Group. This is also a great place to ask craft & DIY related questions and find inspiration for your next project.

Now let's see all of those amazing Craft and DIY Projects.

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  1. Gail,
    So pretty and I love the fact that you can put candy inside of it for a gift!! Thanks so much for stopping by!!

  2. When I saw the first picture I thought, "Oh it's a pretty flower heart on a string" and then you shared the template and I was bowled over. That is really neat Gail. So many different possibilities and a lovely gift for Valentine's day.

  3. Gail I think the clear one is extra special. A great way to display all sorts of things inside!

  4. I really love the clear ones! What an amazing project idea. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Share Some Love. Pinned.

  5. Genius! I love that you can use any paper or add to the design. The sheer heart-shaped bag is extra special. Thank you for sharing the template.

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