How to Make a Fish out of a Heart Valentines Day Box

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Today I have a fun craft to do with your left over Valentines Day Heart Shaped Box.  I’m going to show you how to make a Fish out of a Heart Valentines Day Box.   This craft is not only a lot of fun, but it is a great way to recycle those used Valentines Day Boxes…. so you don’t have to just throw them away.   And, the fish not only turns out totally cute, it also gives you a secret storage box to store your small secret things in.  Now, that is fun!!  So, grab the materials needed and let’s get started.

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How to Make a Fish out of a Heart Valentines Day Box



 

Materials Needed

Valentines Heart Box

Black Marker

Red Craft Foam, Felt or Paint

White & Black Craft Foam

Colorful Tissue Paper (2 different colors)

Pencil

Scissors

Glue Stick

Lid or Bowl (for tracing)

Paper Plate

Paper

Glue

 

Step 1



Get your chocolate hearts box.



Get your chocolate hearts box.


Step 2



Draw lips with backwards E shape.



Draw lips with backwards E shape.

 

Step 3



I used sticky craft foam square tiles and filled in space in the lips.



I used sticky craft foam square tiles and filled in space in the lips.  Use anything that you want to use though…. even paint or felt.

 

Step 4



Draw an outline around the lips



Draw an outline around the lips.  Draw curved rectangles for white highlights.

 

Step 5



Fill curved rectangles with white craft foam.



Fill curved rectangles with white craft foam.

 

Step 6



Use colorful tissue paper for next part.



Use colorful tissue paper for next part.



Draw circle on a stack of square tissue paper.



Draw circle on a stack of square tissue paper.



Cut out circles.



Cut out circles.

 

Step 7



Dot glue all over the rest of heart.



Dot glue all over the rest of heart.



Layer circles on top of box and on top of each other.



Layer circles on top of box and on top of each other.



Until it looks like this.



Until it looks like this.

 

Step 8



Use a lid or bowl to trace a big circle on white foam.



Use a lid or bowl to trace a big circle on white foam.



Trace a smaller circle on black craft foam.



Trace a smaller circle on black craft foam.



Cut out 2 small white circles and glue together like this.



Cut out 2 small white circles and glue together like this.

 

Step 9



Glue eye on fish face.



Glue eye on fish face.

 

Step 10



Draw a heart with a rectangle on lef



Draw a heart with a rectangle on left….. do this on a paper plate.



Bend and glue rectangle on to side of heart box furthest from lips.



Bend and glue rectangle on to side of heart box furthest from lips.



Now fish should look like this.



Now fish should look like this.

 

Step 11



Draw half of a heart on folded paper.



Draw half of a heart on folded paper.



Cut out heart.



Cut out heart.



Cover with tissue paper circles too.



Cover with tissue paper circles too.  Make two of these.

 

Step 12



Glue fin to fish face.



Glue fin to fish face.

And, your fish is now done. Wasn’t that fun?  Now, you have a secret storage box that is decorated as a fish.  The real question is now ….. what are you going to fill your secret box with?  Enjoy.

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