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How to make a Valentine’s Day mailbox in 8 simple steps

Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

DIY a Valentine's Day mailbox to hold all your kiddo's love notes

Valentine's Day is the one special holiday when your child can still expect to get plenty of snail mail and handwritten cards from family and friends. Now you can keep all those sweet notes in one place with a homemade Valentine's mailbox made out of foam and craft stickers.

DIY a Valentine's Day mailbox to hold all your kiddo's love notes
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What you'll need:

DIY a Valentine's Day mailbox to hold all your kiddo's love notes
Image: Amy Vowles/SheKnows

  • 1 sheet of thick (6 mm) white craft foam
  • 2 sheets of regular white craft foam
  • 1 sheet of red craft foam
  • craft foam stickers
  • 1 8x10-inch sheet Duck brand tape, white
  • pen
  • scissors
  • ribbon
  • brad

What you'll do:

1. Cut the thick sheet of craft foam in half crosswise to form the base of the mailbox.

DIY a Valentine's Day mailbox to hold all your kiddo's love notes
Image: Amy Vowles/SheKnows

More: 4 Simple Valentine’s Day crafts even kids can do

2. Arch one sheet of the thin craft foam over the base of the mailbox. Cut two 1-inch wide strips of the tape and use it to secure the foam in place on the inside of the mailbox.

DIY a Valentine's Day mailbox to hold all your kiddo's love notes
Image: Amy Vowles/SheKnows

Next Up: Trace the mailbox flap

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