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DIY Valentines Mailbox

Need a sweet little Valentines treat...check out this DIY Valentines Mailbox--ready to stuff with sweet treats and a little love note!

Completed Valentines Mailbox
Valentines Mailbox

This quick mailbox uses the Stampin'Up! Sending Love Designer Series Paper Stack with 16 terrific designs to select from--they are all in red and white-- one side is "love" focused...the other side is a general design,

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Here are the directions for the Mailbox:

  1. Cut 2 pieces of Real Red Cardstock 1 1/2 X 2 7/8 -glue together with the multipurpose liquid glue (mailbox base)

2. Cut a piece of Sending Love DSP 6 X 2 7/8; score 3/4" from each long end; bend on the score lines and adhere to the above base.

  Ahering top to bottom 1

Adhering top to bottom 2 Adhering top to bottom3

3. Cut Real Red cardstock 4 1/8 X 5 5/8"; short side up--score 1 3/8" & 2 3/4; turn the cardstock with long side up, score at 1 3/8" & 4 1/4.  Bend all score lines and cut up to the score line on both long sides. See the picture.... on all 4 flaps, cut a long slender V from the inside of each flap to help fold the flaps. Using Tear & Tape (Item number: 138995) on the flaps (as shown in the picture) adhere the flaps to the inside of the drawer walls. Slide drawer  into the mailbox base.


Top & bottom together

4. Cut a 18" piece of 3/8" Real Red Satin ribbon, tie around the mailbox in a bow.

5. Stamp the heart (Lift me Up stamp set) in Real Red classic ink on Shimmery White cardstock. Cut out with the smallest plain heart (Sweet & Sassy framelits); cut a larger heart with the next larger size of plain heart framelit from Red Glimmer paper. Adhere these hearts together with glue dots. Punch a hole in the heart using the 1/8" handheld punch. Thread an 8" piece of Cherry Cobbler twine through the hole and tie around the red ribbon bow.

Your mailbox is ready to stuff with treats! Enjoy!

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