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Fun Valentine Box Idea - XOXO Tote

At a Glance:

#6607 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Logo
  • Mod Podge Logo

Apple Barrel ® Colors - Bright Red, 2 oz. - 20501

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz. - CS11201

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

ColorBok Signature Paper #68247B Hopscotch, Cereal box, Pink satin ribbon, Scissors, Ruler


  1. Carefully disassemble the cereal box. Measure the box 9.5” from the bottom (not including the box flaps) and cut the top off.
  2. Measure the box 6” from the bottom, not including the box flaps. This is where the handles will start. Cut the handles as shown.
  3. Cut two 6” x 12” pieces of the arrow paper and Mod Podge to the outside top of the box. Cut two 3.5” x 12” diagonal striped pieces of paper and Mod Podge to the bottom half of the box.
  4. When the Mod Podge is dry, trim any excess paper around the handles.
  5. Mod Podge the black and red circle pattern paper to the inside of the box. Trim any excess paper when the glue is dry.
  6. Reassemble the box and adhere with hot glue.
  7. Cut a 3” heart from the light green paper. Stencil the "XOXO" to the heart with Bright Red.
  8. Lightly dry brush the White to the heart to resemble a candy conversation heart. Mod Podge the heart to the box as shown. Apply a thin layer of Mod Podge to the entire box.
  9. When the Mod Podge is dry, hot glue the pink satin ribbon and bow to the box.

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