January 8, 2011

Valentine Boxes

I have seen the block all over the Internet for the holidays and I wanted to try them out. However, I wanted to make mine a little bigger and couldn't find big enough blocks. So while I was shopping at Michael's I saw these Christmas boxes 80% off  the idea popped in my head to cover and use them for the blocks.

I took these boxes and

I covered them with Card Stock and trimmed them with different ribbon. I got this ribbon at Michael's for about 1.99 a roll.

I then cut out different hearts and letters with my Cricut. I used the sweethearts cartridge for my hearts and I used the Sure cuts alot program to cut my letters.

Here is another view of the top of the blocks.
This project turned out super cute and it was inexpensive and really easy to make.
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  1. Super cute! I like that you used over sized blocks- big impact! I'm your newest follower & would love for you to show this off at my Gettin' Krafty With It party on Tuesdays!

  2. Love your Valentines Blocks!!

  3. Too cute!

    I wish I'd looked for more post-Christmas sales to repurpose, it just wasn't in the budget this year.

  4. What a great idea. I hope I can still find some boxes.

  5. These turned out SO cute! "love" them :)

  6. How clever to use the boxes! These are so cute!

  7. The blocks are so cute! Oh how I wish I had a Cricut! I love the things that I see done with them. Thanks for sharing!

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