Look what you can do for Valentine’s Day! (1981)

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Say “I love you” with your heart and hands. You can do it. All it takes are a few odds and ends and some Elmer’s, America’s “Can Do” glue.


Cut and glue strips of gingham onto sides of box. Glue lace on top and around base. Glue ribbon on around lid and tie bow. The top is pearly buttons embedded in the wet glue paint (made with food coloring added to Elmer’s Glue-All).


Base is carboard covered with paper, fabric, or foil. Cat is from colored paper. Frame is a lace doily. Ears are made from pipe cleaners. Whiskers are pieces of felt. Glue a ribbon to the bottom with Elmer’s Glue-All.

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