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« on: January 17, 2012 10:02:28 AM »

I was inspired by something I saw on Martha Stewart's website.  It was a kid's craft for altering matchbooks and filling them with candy.  I kind of got carried away...  The heart on the top is made of stamped polymer clay with a sparkly doo dad.  Inside of each there's a tiny traditional valentine's day image.  And M&Ms! 




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« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2012 10:34:15 AM »

These are so sweet, MW. I really like the hearts on top. I need to pull out my poly clay. I'm no good at sculpting but I can stamp!!
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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2012 10:39:47 AM »

Thanks, Lime!  I only used white clay, then painted it after baking.
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« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2012 10:46:13 AM »

I love these heart boxes too!  What kind of paint did you use?
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« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2012 10:48:44 AM »

Thanks Leslie!  I used Lumiere metallic paints and PearlEx mica powders.
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« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2012 10:53:46 AM »

These are awesome!! I adore them.  Great job MW. 
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« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2012 02:32:06 PM »

sweet! Now I want to make these for my coworkers!
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« Reply #7 on: January 20, 2012 01:45:34 PM »

these are really lovely!  i have to come up with a simple valentines craft for some kids, and this looks like a winner. thanks for sharing this great idea.
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« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2012 01:48:38 PM »

Awesome!  Have fun with them. 
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« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2012 10:27:36 AM »

Great way to send a little candy love to someone!  I never think about stamping into clay either, the hearts are so pretty Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: January 25, 2012 03:25:06 PM »

How did I miss these? They are the cutest, and such a great project.

I featured this project on Craftster's Facebook page. Thanks for sharing.  Smiley
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« Reply #11 on: January 25, 2012 03:46:08 PM »

these are adorable - what a great idea, (although I need WAY more M&Ms that you can fit in a match box.)  Wink
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« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2012 04:26:44 PM »

How did I miss these? They are the cutest, and such a great project.

I featured this project on Craftster's Facebook page. Thanks for sharing.  Smiley

Wow... really??  Thanks so much!
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« Reply #13 on: January 25, 2012 05:35:39 PM »

Adorable!
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« Reply #14 on: February 05, 2012 08:53:18 PM »

very creative! that application can go pretty  much any thing!
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« Reply #15 on: February 06, 2012 01:20:14 PM »

So cute!  I think that making decorative elastic bands to keep the matchbox closed might be nice though.  Kind of like a bento band?  Maybe put the hearts on the band?  I think I'll be trying this. =]
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