DIY: Heart Favor Box Tutorial and Pattern

By Dana Fox

Are you enjoying the Valentine’s day series so far? Yesterday Heather showed you how to create a cute and super easy valentine note card using a paint swatch, and before that, I showed you how to create a lovely fabric flower bouquet!

Today I have a project that you can even do with your kids as a craft. It’s really easy and all you need is some thicker coloured paper, scissors, and glue!

Isn’t it cute? Fill it up with some little heart candies and give these as valentines!

To get started, you will need to print out the template here.

After you’ve printed it out, trace the edges onto a piece of card stock with a pencil.

Cut out the box! Don’t forget to cut the little slices into the hearts as shown on the template where the dotted lines are.

Now fold up both the top and bottom edges according to the lines on the template. Fold in the tab on the side as well.

The rest is pretty self explanatory. Fold the box together… like a box. haha.

Grab your glue stick and secure the bottom flaps together, as well as the side tab.

Then all you have to do is slide the two heart pieces together to form the top and voila!!! Simple, cute heart box!!

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What would you put in your little heart box?

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Dana Fox
Dana Fox
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I am a country loving Canadian with a mind that never sleeps. When I'm not running the Wonder Forest blog ship, you can find me creating artwork for phone cases and home decor, whilst managing the daily tasks of Dana Fox Creative. Visit me at the links below if you wanna be friends!


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  • Nikouka

    This is simply amazing, I will try it :)

  • The Fashion Robot

    The result is amazing


    this is adorable!

  • Gina

    Adorable – love it! I just love everything Valentine's day and you guys are posting the cutest V-day diy's I have seen :).

  • Paislea Elyse

    i love these! they're adorable!

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  • riorita

    Great Valnetine's day box. Thank you for letting us in the know how!

  • keepingitindie

    Great project and such lovely photos! Thank you so much for sharing.

    Happy Wednesday,

  • The Egg

    SUCH a good idea! thanks for sharing :)

  • paperlaceconfetti

    That's adorable! Love it!

  • twiggy@thedirtlife

    first of all, i love all the DIY and the spirit of valentine's day, but i read your post before this one and…


    i grew up on taco bell, taco bell was my family's ramen noodles.

  • kellyelizabeth

    how adorable is this!? these would be great for like candy hearts or such, love them! I did a quick Valentine's Day post about different crafts the other day, i'll add your button for more references!!


  • Katie

    I've made about a dozen of these now in lovely valentine's craft papers for my friends. Thanks for sharing! 😀

  • Jo MyGosh

    I just blogged about using this box for an Advent care package I sent my fiance and I linked to your blog. Thanks for the great directions!

  • Eva {Tales of the Scotts}

    This is super cute!! Thanks for providing it for us!

  • Jess

    Love it!!!! can't wait to try it!

  • Ines Horoz

    Love it! But I failed when I tried, LOL I'll try again!

  • Ines Horoz

    awesome! It will be a craft @ my Valentines day party!