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Unicorn DIY Valentine Box

By: Suzanne Cook

This whimsical unicorn DIY Valentine Box idea will captivate your child's imagination.

At a Glance:

Project #15000 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo
  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo
supplies

Apple Barrel ® Colors Acrylic Paint 16 Color Set

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Mod Podge ® Mega Glitter - Gold, 8 oz.

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Mod Podge ® Mega Glitter - Silver, 8 oz.

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Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.

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Mod Podge ® Foam Brush Set, 4 pc.

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instructions

Other Supplies

Downloadable pattern, Small paint brush, Tissue box, Small yogurt cup, 2 Toilet paper rolls, Multi-color yarn, Pom-pom, 2 Small pieces of poster board, Scissors, Low temp glue gun, Water basin, Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Clean the tissue box and yogurt cup.
  2. Tape a piece of poster board over the top opening. Flip the tissue box over. Hot glue the yogurt container to the front of the container to create a muzzle.
  3. Cut one of the toilet paper rolls in half and cut ear shapes.
  4. Cut one open the other toilet paper roll and twist into a cone shape to make a unicorn horn. Trim the bottom flat with scissors.
  5. Cut an opening in the back of the top to accept valentines.
  6. Hot glue the horn and ears to the top of the box.
  7. Paint the entire prepared unicorn head White and horn Bright Yellow. Let dry.
  8. Paint inside the ears Bright Magenta to Bright Pink. Let dry.
  9. Apply two coats of Mega Hologram Glitter over entire head and ears. Let dry in between coats.
  10. Apply two coats of Mega Gold Glitter to horn, letting dry in between coats.
  11. Paint the eyelashes in color of your choice on the poster board. Let dry. Cut out.
  12. Paint small hearts over the box. Let dry.
  13. Paint the llama eyelashes in color of your choice on the poster board. Let dry. Cut out.
  14. Cut 12” long piece of yarn. Cut 4” long pieces of yarn. Fold 4” long pieces in half and loop tie to the 12” length for mane. Repeat adding yarn loop until fullness of mane is achieved.
  15. Make large pom-pom with yarn. Tie around horn.
  16. Hot glue pom-pom nose, mane and eyelashes in place. See project photo for placement.
  17. Print out downloadable art and make valentines to share!

Get the Pattern

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.

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