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Valentine Card Holder 'Purse'

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#2902 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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Simply ® Stencils - Value Packs - Shapes

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Plaid ® Stencils - Value Packs - Letter Stencils - Old School, 1"

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Simply ® Stencils - Laser - Funky Uppercase ABC

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Engine Red, 8 oz.

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Mod Podge ® Sparkle, 8 oz.

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Other Supplies

Half gallon ice-cream container (oval), Coordinating red pink and green 12” X 12” scrapbook papers (two), Pink and green paper (one each), Red glitter glue, 5/8" red Valentine ribbon for lip of lid and handle (about 1 ½ yards), ¼” red ribbon for small bows (you will need 3 bows), 1 red rhinestone, 2 large eyelets, Stencil brush, Scrapbook scissors (scalloped), Craft knife


  1. Cut a 1/2” x 5 ¾” slit in center of lid using a craft knife.
  2. Using Mod Podge, decoupage container and lid with coordinating papers; let dry.
  3. Stencil “XO” with 1” letter stencils (two times) and child’s name, with Funky Uppercase ABC stencil on pink paper with Cardinal Crimson.
  4. Lay heart stencil over “XO” trace and cut out (you should have two); trace and cut out one smaller heart for lid.
  5. Using green paper and scalloped scrapbook scissors, trace and cut out two larger hearts, (to border two larger pink hearts) and one circle.
  6. Cut out around name then cut a larger piece of green paper that will border name.
  7. Add glitter to borders of hearts and name; let dry.
  8. Using Mod Podge, decoupage hearts and name to container.
  9. Give your “purse” a coat of Mod Podge for a pretty sparkle effect.
  10. Decoupage ribbon to lip of lid; let dry.
  11. Add rhinestone to small pink heart and attach small ribbons to each heart.
  12. Add eyelets to sides of “purse” and attach ribbon for handle. Feed ribbon into holes from the outside and tie a knot on the inside of the container to secure.

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