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19 Easy Valentine Boxes That You Can Make!


How to make Valentines box and Valentine holder with your kids for home or school.  These creative Valentine box ideas include envelopes,  mailbox and even a Valentine monster.

Valentines Mainbox for Cards

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Valentines Box

1.  Hot Air Balloon Valentine Basket ~ Up, up and away with this adorable diy hot air balloon valentine basket.  The basket is perfect for holding the cards.

2.  Fox Valentine Box ~ Transform a tissue box into an adorable fox Valentine holder using scrapbook paper and elmers glue.

3.  Ruffle Cake Valentine Box ~ Crepe paper isn’t just for party decor!  Layer it in rows to make gorgeous ruffles.

4.  Owl Valentines Box ~ This owl Valentines box is absolutely darling.  Made from a Costco fruit snacks box and construction paper.

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Valentine Holder

5.  Robot Valentine Holder ~ So stink in’ cute!  I *heart* this lovebot box.  This cutie uses two boxes, paper towel dowels, silver paint and pipe cleaners.  This would also be adorable as a centerpiece.

6.  Bucket Valentine Card Holder ~ A simple pail is perfect for holding a bucket full of love notes. Use your silhouette or cricut to add vinyl lettering.  They can be reused year after year!  {{wink}}

7.  Minion Valentine Holder ~ Minions are the perfect Valentine box for Despicable Me fans!  How adorable is this purple version?!  It’s made from a large plastic container, craft foam and Easter grass.

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Preschool Valentine Crafts

8.  Ninja Valentine Box ~ Empty boxes are quickly transformed into a Ninja warrior using black kraft paper.

9.  Captain America Valentine Box ~ This Captain America Valentine Box is patriotic inside and out. An empty box and construction paper are used to make the super hero shield.

10.  Super Hero Valentine Box ~ POW!  Your little superhero will rock their valentine box.

Yellow Submarine Valentine Box

Valentines Day Box

11.  Yellow Submarine Valentine Box ~ Give an empty oatmeal container a new purpose with this submarine valentine box.

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Valentine Envelope

12. Valentine Chairback Tutorial ~ Look at how adorable these Valentine chairbacks are!  The perfect place to store Valentine love notes.  Follow this detailed step by step tutorial to create your own.

13.  DIY Felt Valentine Envelopes {Homemade Valentine Boxes} ~ Instead of a cardboard box that will be heavy to carry to and from school, make this cute DIY Felt Valentine Envelope for your child to collect all of his cards and treats from friends this Valentine’s Day.  With a little hot glue and some scissors you can create a no-sew envelope of your own.

14.  DIY Valentine Canvas Envelope ~ I love this more substantial take on a valentine. You can fill the canvas envelope with little goodies and/or a love note. These would be so fun to pass out at a classroom party or to give to your own kids as a little something “special”. A pictured tutorial shows you how to sew your own easy envelopes.

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Valentine Monster

15.  Robot Monster Valentine Box ~ The boys are gonna love this one!  Spray paint an old box or cover it with construction paint.  Cardboard heart feet and toilet paper dowels for the arms.  The styrofoam googly eyes are fantastic.

16.  3-Eyed Monster Box ~ Let your child use their imagination to create their own monster box.

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Valentine Mailbox

17.  Valentine Candlestick Mailbox ~ Cute, easy and Inexpensive! What could be better in a craft?  A tin mailbox attached to a candlestick for the base.  The results are super cute and fun for the Valentine’s holiday.

18.  You’ve Got Mailbox ~ You’ve got mail!  How darling and fun is this mailbox Valentine holder?  Not only does it have a slot to put the cards in, but also a red flag to raise when the cards are put in.

19.  Felt Valentine Mailbox {free pattern} ~ Your preschooler may not be able to help that much with this felt valentine mailbox, but it was too cute not to include it.  Mom can sew it using the free pattern and your children can put it to good use.  It’s so cute you can keep it out year round so your child can have lots of play time with it.  How cute would it be for Christmas and they can put their letter to santa in it?!



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