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Love Your Valentine and the Earth! Don't Throw Out Your Valentines!

Your loved one isn't the only one who deserves something special on Valentine's Day. Give a gift to the earth too by not throwing out your valentines! Reuse them instead!

Candy Boxes

  • Use for gift wrapping ties, scarves and gloves.
  • Square candy boxes can be used for wrapping gifts, storing art supplies or carrying cross-stitch work.
  • Save love letters in heart-shaped boxes.
  • Fill with homemade candy.
  • Cut a heart-shaped box so that you have a flat heart. Save and let the kids use it as a template.
  • Make a Valentine's Day decoration for next year.
  • Use a smaller box for storing paperclips, rubber bands, etc..
  • Cut and use for index cards.
  • Make into a Valentine's Day card for next year.
  • Make a Picture Frame
  • Use as a decorative change holder for your dresser

Cards from Valentine's Day Candy Boxes

  • Cut a heart-shaped candy box so that you have two flat heart shapes.
  • Punch a hole in the top of each hump of the heart.
  • Using a short piece of red yarn, tie a bow at the top of each hump.
  • Write a message inside.

Decorations from Valentine's Day Candy Boxes

  • Cut a heart-shaped box so that you are left with two flat hearts.
  • Cut a hole the size of a picture in one of the hearts.
  • Place a child's picture in the hole and then tape it to the back of the heart to keep it from moving.
  • Place the two heart shapes on top of each other, and then punch holes all the way around the perimeter of the heart.
  • Use red yarn to attach the two hearts together by weaving it through the hole

Picture Frames from Valentine's Day Candy Boxes

  • Take the lid of a heart-shaped candy box.
  • Cut a hole in the middle.
  • Place a picture in the hole and then tape it to the back of the box to keep it from moving.
  • Attach a string across the back of the box.
  • Hang the picture frame on a wall.








































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