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Craft: Valentine Chinese Box

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A Chinese box that I bought on clearance after Christmas for a quarter becomes a sweet valentine box. Valentine Chinese Box

Approximate Time: 30 minutes

Supplies:

  • Chinese takeout box
  • Embellishments

Instructions:

I got 4 of these adorable polka dotted Chinese takeout boxes for a dollar. I printed off some free digital stamps and colored them in with coloring pencils. I put them on the box and the box lid and then added pink lace. I filled them with coordinating tissue paper and chocolates and i had an extremely affordable gift for four people. 1 dollar for 4 boxes and 3 dollars for candy. 1 dollar for tissue paper. Total cost per each gift. 1.25 Valentine Chinese Box

By Christi from Paducah, KY

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By Ginger02/15/2010

After serving as Valentine treat holders these cute boxes would be great for holding little treasures or other items, too. Sweet!

By Harlean from Arkansas [125]02/14/2010

As everyone knows, I love recycle crafting, and this is a beautiful example of something useful. I love the idea as well as the great end result. Harlean from Arkansas

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