How to Make a Dollhouse Miniature Valentine Candy Box

by Teri Montes Calia

Make a 1:12 scale heart shaped candy box for your dollhouse for Valentine's day using a Tiny Little Valentines Collage Sheet from www.alphastamps.com

Supplies

  • White Glue
  • Scissors
  • Craft Pens such as Copic
  • Metallic Paint Pen
  • 1/8" Ribbon
  • Miniature Rose Bud
  • Toothpicks
  • Tiny Little Valentines Collage Sheet
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Carefully cut out a top, bottom, and side strip from the collage sheet.

    Step 2

    Fold the side strip in half with the color outside.

    Step 3

    Using a pen or paint brush handle, gently bend the strip to form an arch on one side.

    Step 4

    Step 5

    Repeat on the other side of the strip to form a heart shape.

    Step 6

    Test it against the box bottom once again. If it doesn't fit, gently pinch the arches together one at a time until they do fit.

    Step 7

    Use a toothpick to glue the ends of the paper together as shown.

    Step 8

    Use a toothpick to apply glue to one side of the side strip heart shape.

    Step 9

    Center it as shown on the box bottom. The colored side of the bottom should be showing.

    Step 10

    Remove any excess glue from the outside, but be careful not to rub too hard like I did!

    Step 11

    Use a toothpick to add glue to the other side of the side strip.

    Step 12

    Carefully place the box top onto the glue making sure it lines up as shown.

    Step 13

    Let the glue dry...

    Step 14

    Touch up any spots where the color came off the paper with a matching craft pen.

    Step 15

    Use a metallic paint pen to "gild" the edges.

    Step 16

    Glue on a tiny paper rose bud and ribbon bow. Or decorate in any way you like :)