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Cereal Box Valentine Holder

Inexpensive and Earth friendly! Turn leftover cereal boxes into cute Valentine boxes.

At a Glance:

#4332 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Acrylic Paint Logo

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Empty cereal boxes,
  • Flat brush ½”
  • 1 ¼” foam Spouncer
  • Craft knife
  • Ruler
  • Brown craft paper
  • Red grosgrain ribbon
  • Assorted gems and glitter stickers
  • Two (2) large red glitter stickers
  • Wood valentine appliqué
  • Pink and red chenille stems
  • Glue
  • Double sided tape
  • Scissors


  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 Licorice and let dry.
  3. Cut Craft paper to fit all sides of box and either glue or secure with double sided tape. Cut and ‘X’ in opening for cards, fold paper to the inside and secure.
  4. Apply Wicker White Spouncer dots.
  5. Cut length of ribbon for handle, or twist pink and red chenille stems together. Insert ends through holes and glue.
  6. Cut lengths of ribbon for straps and glue around boxes as shown. Start at the top end of the front box opening and end at the front just even with card opening.
  7. Glue embellishments and wood appliqué to box.
  8. Add large adhesive hearts to end of ribbon to close.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.