DIY Painted Valentine Treat Box

Create an easy DIY Painted Valentine Treat Box for giving chocolates, candy, and treats to your loved ones on Valentine’s Day.

Disclosure:  I am a member of the core blogger program with DecoArt.  I received compensation and product for this post.  All ideas and opinions are 100% my own.

> Create an easy DIY Painted Valentine Treat Box for giving chocolates, candy, and treats to your loved ones on Valentine's Day.

Hello there!  I can’t believe we are already taking about Valentine’s Day but I am not going to lie, this is my favorite holiday.  I love the pretty red and pink colors, hearts, chocolates, flowers, and all the love.  Today, I am sharing a super easy tutorial on how to make this adorable DIY Painted Valentine Treat Box.  This treat box is great for giving chocolates, candy, toys, and more!

> Create an easy DIY Painted Valentine Treat Box for giving chocolates, candy, and treats to your loved ones on Valentine's Day.

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Instructions:

The paper mache tall square box was purchased at Hobby Lobby and the Wooden Heart Confetti was bought at Target.  I did include Amazon links above to similar products.

> Create an easy DIY Painted Valentine Treat Box for giving chocolates, candy, and treats to your loved ones on Valentine's Day.

I started by painting the inside and outside of the paper mache square box and lid using a large paint brush to apply one coat of Americana Acrylic Paint in the color Country Red.  I really like this red color because it is not a bright red and has an orangish hue.

> Create an easy DIY Painted Valentine Treat Box for giving chocolates, candy, and treats to your loved ones on Valentine's Day.

I used a small paint brush to paint shapes and patterns onto the wooden heart confetti.  I used Country Red, Sea Glass, Poodleskirt Pink, White and Bubblegum Pink Americana Acrylic Paints.  DecoArt just released 9 new Acrylic Paint colors that were selected based on current color trends.  You can see the colors and find out more information about DecoArt’s

2017 NEW PRODUCTS HERE.  I just love this color palette and it is perfect for Valentine’s Day.  One tip I have when painting polka dots is using the rounded end of a paint brush handle for perfect dots every time.

> Create an easy DIY Painted Valentine Treat Box for giving chocolates, candy, and treats to your loved ones on Valentine's Day.

Finally, I used a hot glue gun to glue the painted wooden heart confetti to the painted paper mache box.  

> Create an easy DIY Painted Valentine Treat Box for giving chocolates, candy, and treats to your loved ones on Valentine's Day.

I stuffed some red tissue paper inside of the DIY Painted Valentine Treat Box for a filler.  I filled a plastic treat bag with chocolate candy because everyone loves chocolate on Valentine’s Day, right?!  Then, I tied the bag with a piece of bakers twine and added a sweet tag made from >Crate Paper Heart Day Ephemera

collection. 

> Create an easy DIY Painted Valentine Treat Box for giving chocolates, candy, and treats to your loved ones on Valentine's Day.

My daughter is going to take this DIY Painted Valentine Treat Box to her kindergarten teacher for the holiday.  I just love how easy this box was to make and how pretty it looks!  Don’t forget to stop by DecoArt and find out more about their >2017 NEW PRODUCTS

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