Tuesday, February 10, 2015

d.i.y. candy-filled paper valentine heart


looking for something cute for valentine's day?  here's a simple craft using things you most likely have around your house.  a cut-out paper heart with a plastic window, filled with candy!

i made this little valentine for ryan over the weekend in just a few minutes.  (leko helped!)  it was so easy to put together and would make a cute (and super inexpensive) valentine for your special someone.


step one: gather your supplies.  for this project i used supplies that i had around the house: red paper, a plastic sandwich bag, a pencil, a hot glue gun, scissors, and candy.


step two: cut two identical hearts out of the paper.  arrange the candy on top of the one heart.


step three: cut the sandwich bag in half.  run a strip of the hot glue around the outside of the heart and place the sandwich bag on top of the heart.  press the plastic to the hot glue and trim the excess plastic with the scissors.


step four: cut out the center of the second paper heart.  run a strip of the hot glue around the outside of the heart and place the second heart on top of the plastic.  press to make sure the glue sticks.



there you have it!

happy valentine's day!
love, laurie

3 comments:

Candace Groberg said...

This is genius! Thanks for sharing!

Mom H. said...

Very cute! I love the beating heart on the last photo!

Ma Pa C said...

That is a great craft to do with a class. Nice and easy and great presentation. Love the moving heart picture of the steps.