Easy Valentine Craft Idea

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Is there anything sweeter than a homemade valentine? We don’t think so. That’s why we came up with this easy and elegant craft for those of you who care to make cards with a personal touch.

The final product? A heart shaped valentine with a witty message & a roll of Smarties attached.

IMG_5968What you will need:

  • Cardstock – Choose a color for your Valentine.
  • Scissors
  • Box cutter or X-Acto Knife
  • Valentine Smarties or Original Smarties rolls
  • 1 Sharpie, permanent marker or glitter pen!

Step 1:  Make a heart.

Fold cardstock in half and cut half of heart shape like this:

cutout   unfold cutout

Step 2: Hold Smarties roll in front of the heart.  Use your box cutter to make to vertical slits in the heart where the twists are located.


Step 3:  Press the twist ends through the slices you made in the heart. Turn over to really make sure the ends are pulled through to secure the candy to the Valentine.

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Step 4:  Grab your pen & decorate to your heart’s content!  Some cute messages you might use include… “Don’t go breakin’ my heart!” “Giving you my heart is smart, Valentine!” “You’re a sweetheart!”

We hope you enjoy the craft, and Happy Valentine’s Day!

Sweet wishes,

The Smarties Family

PS- Please share your tasty creations with us on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook!

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