This craft is great for little kids to make. They can fill this foam cone with all sorts of treats for their Valentine party at school. Foam paint makes decorating loads of fun.
Foam Paint Purple & Silver Metallic
9" paper or dinner plate
Lo-temp glue gun
Six foam heart shapes, 1 each of large and small scallop-edged heart in white, pink, purple
36" length of ribbon (We used 3/8" pink grosgrain ribbon with white dots.)
12" x 18" sheet of light pink craft foam
1.Measure and cut 12" square from foam. Use plate for pattern to round off one corner of square and cut.
2.Overlap straight edges 1/4" and glue together to form cone.
3.Referring to photo for placement, center and glue hearts over overlap of cone for front.
4.Use Silver Metallic to paint letters on hearts to spell "sweet!"; let dry.
5.Use Purple to embellish around hearts with dots and swirls; let dry.
6.Press cone flat and punch holes inside sides of pocket 1/4" from edge.
7.With ribbon centered flat across back of cone pocket; pull ends of ribbon through holes to inside of pocket and tie ends into bow for hanger.
This craft is reprinted courtesy of FaveCrafts.com.
Maria Nerius has been designing crafts for over 20 years. She's a successful author and writer who loves to tweet (MariaNerius)and currently her work can be seen on www.FaveCrafts.com. You can follow Maria's Musing on her blog: http://marianerius.wordpress.com. Feel free to contact Maria: MNerius@cfl.rr.com.